The bearing housing of a ball mill, also known as the bearing pedestal or bearing support, is a critical component that holds and supports the trunnion in the mill's rotating motion. The bearings in the housing allow the mill's shaft to rotate smoothly while bearing the loads generated during grinding operations. Tongli, as a professional cement plant supplier, provides various types of ball mill bearing housing with different specifications and materials for example cast iron and cast steel. Tongli ball mill bearing housing steel casting has a mature casting process and strong machining strength.
The bearing housing of a ball mill, also known as the bearing pedestal or bearing support, is a critical component that holds and supports the trunnion in the mill's rotating motion. The bearings in the housing allow the mill's shaft to rotate smoothly while bearing the loads generated during grinding operations. Tongli, as a professional cement equipment manufacturer, provides various types of ball mill bearing housing with different specifications and materials for example cast iron and cast steel. Tongli ball mill bearing housing steel casting has a mature casting process and strong machining strength. Tongli steel casting is made of high-quality mild carbon steel and 304 stainless steel that is fresh out from our own fabrication workshop in which the quality of the raw material is strictly controlled. Welcome to check out our manufacturing series video on our Youtube channel, we have a whole episode of how the parts are manufactured.
The basic structure of a ball mill consists of a cylindrical shell rotating around its axis, partially filled with grinding media such as steel or ceramic balls. The inner surface of the cylindrical shell is usually lined with abrasion-resistant materials such as manganese steel or rubber to protect the shell from the abrasive nature of the grinding media and the processed material.Mill Shell: The foundation of the ball mill, the mill shell, is a sturdy cylindrical structure crafted from premium-grade steel. This robust shell encases the grinding process, confining it within a controlled environment. Tongli heavy machinery is equipped with a large annealing furnace of 6.5x6.5x20m and a 6.5x6.5x20m large sandblasting room, which can conduct overall heat treatment and sandblasting on the ball mill to ensure the service life and appearance of the ball mill.
Trunnion: The trunnion (hollow shaft) of the ball mill is a key part of the cement machinery, which is a special type of steel casting. It mainly plays the role of supporting and connecting the cylinder in the weight of the whole machine, and is the passage for the material to enter and exit.
Bearing Bush: Ball mill bearing bush ensures the smooth rotation of the ball mill and empowers the ball mill to maintain optimal grinding conditions. It is equipped with a forced lubrication system and also cooling system.
Transmission connection: Tongli’s ball mill is equipped with a transmission connection, which is welded on the cylinder and machined together with the ball mill shell to avoid assembly errors and ensure the concentricity of the ball mill.
Girth Gear: The ball mill girth gear is a large gear ring encircling the ball mill, usually mounted on the shell of the ball mill. It is driven by a pinion gear, and together they form the primary drive unit to rotate the ball mill. The girth gear is casted and machined Tongli, the quality is assured.
Hood Cover: The discharge hood of the ball mill is installed at the discharge end of the ball mill, and there is a screen inside. After grinding, the material with a qualified size will enter the discharge hood through the screen and enter the next process. There is a vent on the upper part of the discharge hood, and a discharge funnel on the lower part.
Diaphragm: The ball mill diaphragm (compartment plate) is fan-shaped plate or bow-shaped grate plate fixed in the ball mill with bolts. Its function is to divide the ball mill into two or more chambers, the material moves to the next compartment through the holes on the grate plate. The function of the compartment plate is to prevent the grinding media running from one compartment to another compartment, so that the materials can be reasonably finely ground.
Liner: The function of the liner is to protect the shell of the ball mill and the trunnion, some special-shaped liners can also design to lift the grinding media to a certain position. According to the shape of the liner, it can be divided into flat liner, beaded liner, corrugated liner, ribbed liner, stepped liner, etc.
Ball mill transmission: Central drive ball mill refers to the arrangement of the driving mechanism for the mill. In a central drive configuration, the motor and gearbox are positioned at the center of the mill, usually between the grinding chamber and the mill shell. This design is in contrast to an edge or end drive configuration where the motor and gearbox are situated at one of the ends of the mill. Central drive transmission systems typically involve a motor that powers a gearbox, which then transfers the rotational energy to the mill's main shaft. The central drive design can provide advantages in terms of power distribution and efficiency compared to other drive arrangements. It can also offer better control over the mill's operation.
PLC control system: A Grinding Plant PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) system refers to the automation technology used in a cement grinding plant to control and monitor the various processes involved in cement grinding. PLCs are specialized digital computers used in industrial automation and control systems. They are capable of handling multiple input and output devices to execute control functions in real-time.
Outer Shell: The outer shell of the bearing housing is a robust and typically cylindrical structure that provides structural support to the entire bearing assembly. It is designed to withstand the mechanical forces and loads generated during the mill's operation.
Bearing Seats: The bearing seats are precision-machined surfaces within the housing where the actual bearings are mounted. These seats are designed to accommodate the specific type and size of bearings used in the mill.
Fastening Mechanism: The bearing housing is often equipped with holes, flanges, or other features to facilitate its attachment to the mill structure. Bolts or other fastening elements are used to secure the bearing housing in place.
Lubrication Channels: Some bearing housings have lubrication channels or passages that allow for the flow of lubricating oil or grease to the bearings. Proper lubrication is essential for reducing friction and wear between the bearing components.
Seals: Sealing mechanisms may be integrated into the bearing housing to prevent the ingress of contaminants, dust, and moisture that could negatively impact the bearings' performance.
Note: * Mill diameter refers to the inner diameter, while the mill length refers to the effective grinding length.
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Zhejiang Tongli Heavy Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd (Formerly known as Tongxiang Coal&Mining Machinery Factory) established in year 1958 is a member of the Chinese National Building Material Machinery Association. Tongli is on the vendor list of designated production enterprise of the Ministry of Coal Industry. ISO9001、ISO14001、ISO45001 certified, accredited as High-tech & new technology enterprise of Zhejiang Province. With 65+ years of experience, Tongli has earned first class R&D and manufacturing capabilities, dedicated to provide satisfactory manufacturing equipments for global customers.
After years of development, there are more than 650+ sets of heavy machinery manufacturing equipments in our workshop, some of them are as follows:
One of the largest equipment in our factory, the maximum processing diameter is 12 meters, and the maximum processing length can reach 26 meters. This Lathe is specially crafted for processing mega cylinders.
One of the super-large equipment in our factory, the maximum processing height can reach 6 meters, and the maximum processing diameter can reach 12 meters, which ensures that the accuracy of the cylinder flange can reach the required level.
Workbench effective size: 4000*12000mm;
Gantry Width: 4900mm;
Processing height: 4000mm;
Three angled milling heads, square ram;
Load-bearing 350 tons;
CNC system: SIEMENS 840D.
Workbench effective size: 3000*8000mm;
Gantry width: 4100mm;
Spindle speed: 2000RPM
Workbench effective size: 2000*4000mm;
Processing Width: 2800mm;
Processing Height: 1100mm;
Full-CNC milling heads；
Workbench effective size: 4500x5000mm
Processing Length: 14000mm;
Processing Height: 5000mm;
CNC system: SIEMENS 840D.
Workbench effective size: 5000x5000m;
Processing Length: 11000mm;
Processing Height: 6300mm;
|65+ Years of Experience
Founded in 1958 Tongli is a leading company specialized in the design and manufacture of complete ball mill systems in the global market.
Tongli ball mill can hanle a wide range of materials, including raw materials, cement clinker, and additives, making is highly versatile for different cement production.
Tongli held independent intellectual property rights, developed core technologies of mechanical, and electrical systems provide high reliability at all events.
Tongli ball mill, its quality is time proven and well recognized by global customers, all the metal castings are produced in our foundry we provide one step solution to fabricaction and metal casting.
What is the difference between ball mill and vertical roller mill?
Both ball mills and vertical roller mills plays a vital role in the cement grinding plant. Ball mills are versatile and cost-effective, suitable for various materials and simple to maintain. On the other hand, vertical roller mills offer superior energy efficiency and particle size control, making them ideal for cement and ore grinding applications. The choice between the two depends on specific requirements, budget constraints, and technical expertise.
What is the difference between rotary kiln and vertical roller mill?
The rotary kiln and vertical roller mill are both essential pieces of equipment in the cement manufacturing process, but they serve different purposes and are used at different stages of the process.
The rotary kiln is a large cylindrical vessel used for calcining raw materials at high temperatures. It's a core component of the cement manufacturing process and is responsible for transforming raw materials, particularly limestone and clay, into clinker. In the rotary kiln, the raw materials are heated to temperatures exceeding 1400°C (2552°F), where chemical reactions occur that result in the formation of clinker nodules. And they need to be ground into a fine powder to produce cement. This final grinding process is often performed using a vertical roller mill. The clinker is mixed with gypsum and possibly other additives to create the final cement product.
Vertical Roller Mill (VRM): The vertical roller mill is a grinding machine that grinds materials into fine powders, after the raw material is crushed by the crusher, it enters the vertical roller mill. It is typically used for grinding raw materials, clinker, and additives in the cement manufacturing process. The VRM operates by applying hydraulic pressure and vertical force to the grinding rollers, which then grind the materials between the rollers and the grinding table. This grinding process results in a fine powder that is later used as a key ingredient in the production of cement which is important for the subsequent chemical reactions in the rotary kiln.