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In Mineral Processing Design and Operations (Second Edition), 2016. 8.3.1 Rod Mill Charge. Rod mill charges usually occupy about 45% of the internal volume of the mill. A closely packed charge of single sized rods will have a porosity of 9.3%. With a mixed charge of small and large diameter rods, the porosity of a static load could be reduced even further.