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Hammer Mills

Manufacturers, scientists and farmers alike count on the versatile, uncomplicated design of C.S. Bell’s hammer mills to provide consistent grinding and milling of a wide variety of materials.

We build custom mills to your specifications, providing:

  • Cast iron/carbon steel or all-stainless construction, perfect for milling food or processing aggressive materials
  • Adaptability to most grinding operations without complicated setup procedures.
  • Easy access for hammer and screen inspection or replacement.
  • Low power requirements (international voltages available)

We offer our hammer mills in three standard widths: Model 10 (6"), Model 20 (9"), Model 30 (12"), in both blower and bottom discharge designs.

Click here for details on our standard hammer mill package OR click here for the wide variety of options we offer.

We modify our current models for specialized applications, such as:

  • Laboratory mill
  • Spice mill
  • Herb mill
  • Feed mill
  • Flour mill
  • Grain mill

Click here for more applications for our hammer mills OR click here for examples of the wide variety of hammer mills we manufacture.

We also build mills for specific uses such as glass crushing or grist milling.

C.S. Bell has the expertise to provide the hammer mills you need for your application --  contact us now for the proper mill and accessories.

Complete Package Units

All hammer mill units are available in complete package form:

  • Hammer mill with stock screen
  • Standard feed table
  • Base frame with motor mount
  • Electric motor for 230/460V-3 ph-1750 RPM operation
  • On-off control with O.L. protection & enclosure
  • 25-foot power cord with plug
  • V-belt drive for proper speed on all pulleys
  • Safely limit switch (stops motor if mill is opened)
  • Safety belt guard with motor cover

Discussing your material requirements with one of our application specialists will help in assuring the proper equipment purchase.

Bottom Discharge

Our bottom discharge hammer mills offer the following advantages:

  • Can process most dry material as well as wet or pulpy materials (such as fruit or fish, etc) 
  • Bottom (underside) is completely open for full and rapid discharge.
  • Efficient production processing materials down to 1/8" - 1/4" range final size.
  • Easily installed over a pit, hopper, conveyor or any container.
  • Useful where suction or blower type mills are not practical.

Blower Discharge

Our blower discharge hammer mills offer the following advantages:

  • Used mainly for grinding dry, lightweight material rapidly.
  • Material discharges from top of side-mounted blower unit.
  • Processed material can be blown 20 ft. for distribution.


  • Feed table or feed hopper
  • Safety interlock (mill will not operate when milling chamber open)
  • Dust filters and dust collector assembly (great for herb/spice or other fine grinding)
  • Cast iron or stainless steel construction
  • Power V-drive
  • Adjustable motor mounting bracket
  • Magnet in feed table - picks out tramp iron material
  • Base frame
  • Elevated legs and/or casters
  • Belt guard/motor cover
  • Motor and controls - for single phase, three phase and International electrical
  • Screens from fine mesh to  1¼" and larger
  • Vacuum discharge chute - especially useful with herbs, spices and similar material


C.S. Bell hammer mills can handle a wide variety of duties, including:

  • Provide feed for cattle, poultry and other livestock
  • Refine and mix garden/potting soil
  • Prepare compost, mulch, other soil amendments
  • Dry grind grains, herbs and spices
  • Mill whole wheat flour (30-50 lb./hour)
  • Grind coarse shelled feed corn (2,000-4,000 lb./hour)
  • Make corn meal (150-300 lb./hour)
  • Coarse grind fruits (1,000-4,000 lb./hour)
  • ... and other large or small farm, ranch or garden applications

When you need dependable size reduction equipment, backed by a commitment to quality and customer service, C.S. Bell hammer mills are the right choice for your operation. Contact us now for details.