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WhatsApp: +86 18838072829As one of the machines widely used in mining, a semiautogenous grinding (SAG) mill can significantly improve the roughing efficiency of rock. But the SAG mill still faces the obstacles of significant energy consumption and empirical operation parameters. In order to obtain the optimal operation parameters of a SAG mill, in this paper, the discrete element method (DEM) is used to simulate the ...
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