Slate Grinding Machine Process2019-10-18


Slate is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original slate-type sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash through low-grade regional metamorphism.

Slate, the weather-resistant and long lasting stone is being increasingly used for many construction applications. The natural texture of slate gives it a good surface grip, reducing the slipperiness usually experienced with other glazed or polished tiles, thus making it a perfect choice for flooring, roofing, wall cladding etc.

Slate grinding process

Big slate materials are fed to the jaw crusher evenly and gradually by vibrating feeder through a hopper for primary crushing.

After first crushing, the material will transferred to impact crusher or cone crusher by belt conveyor for secondary crush; the crushed materials will then transferred to vibrating screen for separating.

After being separated, the parts that can meet standard will be taken away as final products, while the other parts will be sent to grinding mills for further grinding. Size of final products can be combined and graded according to customer’s specific requirement.

Grinding ball mill for slate

The commonly used slate grinding machine are ball mill, Raymond mill, vertical roller mill, super thin grinding mill, trapezium grinding mill and so on. Shanghai zenith company, as a professional mining equipment manufacturer can provide you with all of these machines with a competitive price.

The ball mill is a key equipment to grind the crushed materials, and the ball mill is widely used in powder-making production line including cement, slate, silicate, new type building material, refractory material, fertilizer, ore dressing of ferrous metal and non-ferrous metal, glass ceramics, etc and the ball mill can grind various ores and other materials with dry type and wet type. There are two types of ball mill, grate type and overfall type due to different ways of discharging materials.

When grinding slate, it has the following advantages and benefits