Batch Type Chocolate Ball Mill Refiner


What is a Chocolate Ball Mill Refiner?

A chocolate ball mill refiner is one of the most commonly used grinding equipment to grind and refine coarse raw materials such as cocoa, sugar and other ingredients of a chocolate paste. As it will be easily understood from its name, a chocolate ball mill refiner contains lots of balls which are commonly made of steel.


What is It Used For a Chocolate Ball Mill Refiner?

A chocolate ball mill refiner can be used to manufacture various types of viscous pastes such as;

  • Cocoa Butter Chocolate
  • Compound Chocolate
  • Spreadable cream
  • Peanut Butter
  • Hazelnut Paste
  • Many kinds of pastes and creams
  • Dark chocolate
  • White chocolate
  • Milk Chocolate
  • Liquid Chocolate
  • Etc..

What is a BCM200-HL Batch Type Chocolate Ball Mill Refiner?

BCM200-HL chocolate ball mill is unique as it is especially designed to give the costumer as more flexibility as possible. That’s why, it has some differences in its design comparing to its competitors.



Simple but useful sample is reverse rotation direction in both main agitator and chocolate pump. Just that easy. When it comes to other remarkable features of chocolate ball mill BCM200-HL;

  • All the outer surfaces are isolated for energy efficiency.
  • Complete stainless steel tank.
  • Adjustable agitator speed.
  • Adjustable chocolate pump speed .
  • Equipped with jacketed two-way and three-way valves.
  • Separately manufactured robust agitator carrying column.
  • Easy changeable filter.
  • Unique base which keeps all the equipment together.


Its batch capacity is 200 kg. Depending on the fine size requested by the user, the time to get the final fine size changes accordingly. In case it’s used crystal sugar, the approximate time necessary to get the fine size of 30 micron is 2 and a half hours. Thanks to its automation and availability to adjust the speeds of main agitator and chocolate circulation pumps in recipe on the screen, this time may change in a positive way.


Grinding Media

3/8 ” size and 63 rockwel hardened steel balls are being used as grinding media in BMC200-HL chocolate ball mill for an effective grinding of sugar and other coarse masses contained in the chocolate mass. It’s possible to achieve a fine size of 25 microns by increasing the numbers of chocolate circulation by means of main chocolate pump. Depending on the customer request and the delicacy of the final product, similar size ceramic balls also can be used.

Advantages of a Batch Type Chocolate Ball Mill Refiner

Because of its compact design, it can be used in production without any other additional equipment, just the ball mill itself might be enough in some cases. One can fill all the raw materials such as cocoa, sugar and fat etc. and then after running the chocolate ball mill refiner for a certain time and recirculating the paste enough time to get the requested fine size, product will be ready. Just that easy.

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