Leading the way in grinding mill innovation

Metso Outotecadvances a sustainable innovation legacy with the launch of Premier™ andSelect™ horizontal grinding mills.


Every mining operation has a unique grinding process that requires versatilegrinding equipment. During the last six months, Metso Outotec has extensivelyreviewed the combined horizontalmill product offering from the legacy Metso and Outotec companies. As aresult, the company has now unveiled the harmonized Metso Outotec horizontalmill product lines that represent the best of both legacy companies: Metso Outotec Premier™ horizontalgrinding mills, and Select™ horizontal grinding mills.

“With theintroduction of the Premier™ and Select™ horizontal grinding mills, MetsoOutotec continues its over 100-year legacy in grinding. Both lines have theirown differences and benefits – but share the concepts and expertise that havemade us an industry leader time and time again,” says Christoph Hoetzel,Head of Grinding business line at Metso Outotec.

“As a combinedcompany, we have consistently led the way in grinding mill innovation. We’vecontinuously pushed mill technology in the next size increment. Currently, wehave the largest operating mills in the world, and we want to lean on thatlegacy in taking the next steps in mill size. In addition, it is important forus to continue to be a frontrunner in the development of a more robust suite ofhorizontal mill technologies, providing desirable options for customers lookingfor quick execution with reliable technology.”


Two lines with different features

The Premier™and Select™ horizontal grinding mills are designed for different customersegments and markets, and they have distinctly different features and benefits.In both lines, there are various mill solutions available for a wide range ofapplications.

The Premier™ horizontal grinding mills arecompletely customizable solutions built on state-of-the-art grinding milltechnology, process expertise, and design capability. The Premier™ horizontalgrinding mills are engineered to excel and create vast possibilities forcustomers and applications.

The Select™ horizontal grinding mills are arange of pre-engineered solutions that allow simple mill selection, simplifiedproposal preparation, and a streamlined order execution process. Select™horizontal grinding mills feature a robust suite of technologies andconservative design parameters that meet or exceed operational goals.

Select™ horizontal grinding mill sizes are availablefor applications up to 7.8 MW for both the SAG and Ball mills. Rod mills areavailable up to Ø4.60 m X 6.10 m EGL.

Metso Outotec’soffering also includes state-of-the-art mill reline equipment – the most recentlaunch being the high-capacity Mill Reline Machine (MRM) with a capacityof 4,000 kg – as well as a broad selection of liner options, includingthe innovative Megaliner™. Metso Outotec Services are available to providehorizontal mill inspections programs, full Life Cycle Services (LCS) contractsfor planned shutdowns and maintenance, and a full range of spare and wearparts.

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