Comminution - Wikipedia
Comminution is the reduction of solid materials from one average particle size to a smaller average particle size, by crushing, grinding, cutting, vibrating, or other processes. In geology, it occurs naturally during faulting in the upper part of the Earth's crust. In industry, it is an important unit operation in mineral processing, ceramics, electronics, and other fields, accomplished with,INDUSTRIAL CASE STUDY THE EMENT INDUSTRY,The production at the remainder of the facilities involves grinding and readymix of clinker that is produced in other facilities, either domestically or abroad. The 11 full operation,cement industry is slightly more electricity intensive that the U.S cement average. Figure 2-2 Electric Energy Intensity Comparison 0.0 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5(PDF) OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN CEMENT INDUSTRY,burning, cement grinding and packaging in cem ent industry (Meo 2004).,the clinker is stored in silos , and then transformed into cem ent by using gypsum and other additives .