Calculate and Select Ball Mill Ball Size for Optimum Grinding View Larger Image In Grinding, selecting (calculate) the correct or optimum ball size that allows for the best and optimum/ideal or target grind size to be achieved by your ball mill is an important thing for a Mineral Processing Engineer AKA Metallurgist to do.

Calculate Top Ball Size of Grinding Media -FRED C. BOND Equation & Method Although it was developed nearly 50 years ago, Bond 's method is still useful for calculating necessary mill sizes and power consumption for ball and rod mills.