### AMIT 135: Lesson 8 Rod Mills – Mining Mill Operator Training

Under given load and particle size requirement, capacity is a function of mill length and diameter: Q = kLD 2+N. N is related to mill diameter which decreases with larger diameters k a constant equal to π /4. A chart showing rod mill capacity vs. mill diameter [image: (135-8-5)] A chart showing rod mill capacity vs. mill length [image: (135-8 ...