Coarse Coal Flotation Circuit. It is highly desirable to extend the range of coal flotation to include the coarser Sizes. Not only will this simplify general washery practice but will result in a superior product having desirable marketing characteristics for metallurgical and steam power plant uses.
Among the many existing methods of coal crushing, the continuous wet grinding ball mills are the most widely used at this time. Coal, crushed to particle size of 36 mm, is fed into ball mills for further pulverization, along with water and additive. The ball mill crushes the coal to fraction size 03 µm.