Difference Between Vertical Roller Mill and Ball Mill

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Vertical roller mill and ball mill are the important machines in grinding mill production line. They can be used in metallurgy, cement production line. For these two kinds of grinding mills, clients have some confused on the difference: which one is better. Here is the expert’s answer and you can have a reference.

Difference between Vertical Roller Mill and Ball Mill

From the chat record, we can find that there are more and more clients consult that the difference between vertical roller mill and ball mill. And which one is better? Obviously, the difference of these two machines is not easy to consider. Actually, the vertical roller mill and ball mill machine has different working principles and it is not easy to say whether is good or bad. It can be said that which one is more suitable for some certain industry.

For vertical roller mill and ball mill machine, they can be used in metallurgy and cement production industry. But the application of these machines is different in every application. in the production line, they are installed in different position and the grinded materials are also different.

In metallurgical industry, the steps are: exploration, mining, beneficiation and smelting. In these steps, only the beneficiation will need the vertical roller mill and ball mill. The metallurgical industry is used to process the metal ore into metal. The processed materials are metal ore and they have high hardness. It will need the ball mill to grind the metal ore materials. Vertical roller mill machine is used as the auxiliary machine. Thermometallurgy needs the coal as the fuel and it will need the vertical roller mill to grind the coal materials. The specific coal used vertical roller mill is suitable for processing coal materials. In metallurgical industry, the mineral ore will have sulphur and it is the metal quality. It needs to desulfuration. The desulfurizer will be grinded by vertical roller mill.

Vertical roller mill has wide application in cement production line. It will need vertical roller mill to grind the gypsum, coal, iron ore and limestone and so on. All of these raw materials can be grinded in vertical roller mill. That is to say, in metallurgical industry, the vertical roller mill plays auxiliary function and ball mill is the main working machine. In cement production industry, the vertical roller mill is the main one and ball mill play auxiliary function. Both of them are necessary.

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