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Use a rock tumbler as a ball mill

The tumbler ball mill is a cylindrical container rotated about its axis in which balls impact upon the powder charge. The balls may roll down the surface of the chamber in a series of parallel

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    To use the mill as a rock tumbler, just leave out the steel balls, add rocks, tumbling grit and water, and let it spin. Here is a video of my home-made ball mill in operation with a brief explanation of all the parts and how I put it together

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    Sep 07, 2017 Can this tumbler be used as a ball mill? - posted in Tools and Tooling: Hi everybody, I was looking for a bigger Ball mill or tumbler, and found this one on a website for just $80. I was however wondering if this tumbler can be used as a ball mill. It is sold as tumbler and polishing machine. So I though, because the lortones are also sold as polishing machines, this one would function the same

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    Rock Tumbler Grit . 09 08 2021 Unless you work at a chemical factory or a place that you can obtain silicon carbide or other polish compounds mentioned earlier you cannot make homemade rock tumbler grit It is a common myth that you can use sand or river silt to act as grit substitute These materials round out when tumbling and become ineffective very fast

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    Dec 28, 2003 It is possible to. make good Bp with a rock tumbler but it takes a ridiculous amount of. time to achive good quality. Do a google search of the rec.pyrotechnics archives and you'll find. plenty of information about this, rock tumblers and ball mills have. been discussed in all aspects in the past

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    May 04, 2014 A rock tumbler is NOT a ball mill! A ball mill works on the principle of the milling media follows the drum up but falling down from the top and crushing what's been milled between the balls. A proper ball mill have rubber lined inside and doesn't crush against the side of the drum

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    Rock Tumbler Ball Mill. Now a ball mill rock tumbler lapidary polisher ect is a machine which rorates a barrel full of media like steel or ceramic balls beads which as the name suggests tumble over each other any meterials caught between the media get grinded milled and smahed into super fine dust and if given the time even go micronic

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    Jul 22, 2021 Ball mills rotate around a horizontal axis, partially filled with the material to be ground plus the grinding medium. How does a rock tumbler ball mill work? Large to medium-sized ball mills are mechanically rotated on their axis, but small ones normally consist of a cylindrical capped container that sits on two drive shafts (pulleys and belts

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    Feb 14, 2018 I remember 20 years ago when I was just starting out in this hobby, and the first ball mill I tried to use. I knew I needed a ball mill, and that it had to be a relatively small and inexpensive investment back then: Typical Small Rock Tumbler These small rock tumblers are readily available, popular, inexpensive tools for use in the rock

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    clayart - thread 'rock tumbler/ball mill?'

    rock tumbler/ball mill? updated fri 12 jan 07 : John Connolly on wed 10 jan 07 Donna, I don't know about the use for a ball mill, but back in the 50s, in my first job out of the Air Force, I worked in a small manufacturing plant in Burbank. On of my tasks was to run parts

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    Tumbler Black Powder - narkive

    Jan 19, 2008 tumbler, and the KNO3 in another, and put them together for only a few minutes. towards the end of the milling. That is the safest way to go, and you will. still get good results. Don't dampen it at all while milling. After the. milling, sift out the media, put the powder in another container, add about 1-2