### Bond Work Index - an overview | ScienceDirect .

The ball mill work index laboratory test is conducted by grinding an ore sample prepared to passing 3.36 mm (6 mesh) to product size in the range of 45-150 µm (325-100 mesh), thus determining the ball mill work index (Wi B or BWi). The work index calculations across a narrow size range are conducted using the appropriate laboratory work index determination for the material size of ...