### Ball mill media optimization - Metcom Tech

(24.8 lb) of ball mill feed sample from plant survey. Sample is reconstituted with water to be the same percent solids as the plant ball mill discharge. Mill speed: 35.2 rpm (65 percent of critical speed) Length of time of test: 363 seconds Average torque reading: 1,056 in-lbs Mill HP = (1,056 in-lbs / 12 in./ft) x (35.2 rpm