What is Sample Preparation

Disc Grinder 8500

Overview

Ring & Puck mill that accommodates sample sizes ranging from 2 - 100 grams. Ideal for pulverizing dry, brittle samples and slurry grinding.

Typical samples include: Cements, Soils, Ceramics, Slag, Rocks, Minerals, Ores, Pharmaceuticals, Sulfur Pellets, Dried Plant Material

Features

  • 8507R Multiple-Sample Rack permits processing of three smaller samples.
  • Cam-activated clamp requires only moderate hand pressure to secure the grinding dish in the Shatterbox and is adjustable for containers of different heights.
  • Grinds samples in the 2- 100 gram range.
  • Most popular “swing mill” in America, capable of grinding up to 100 grams of brittle material to an analytical fineness.
  • Perforated metal skirt provides ventilation for continuous operation, and a rubber cover protects against dust.
  • Swings a dish-shaped grinding container with a puck, and often a ring, in a tight high-speed circle.
  • Typical grinding time is two minutes or less.
  • Wide selection of grinding containers available including hardened steel, tungsten carbide, alumina ceramic, and zirconia ceramic.

Manufactured by Spex Sample Prep

Specifications

Voltage

115V/60Hz

Dimensions

13 in (33cm) x 13 in (33cm) x 23.5 in (60cm)

Net Weight (lbs)

126 lbs (57kg)

Gross Weight (lbs)

135 lbs (61.2kg)

Motor

1/2 hp, 835 RPM

Power Cord

3-prong grounded plug, 115V 60Hz

Accessories

Part #

Description

GRINDING DISHES

8501

Hardened Steel Grinding Container

8504

Tungsten Carbide Grinding Container

8505

Alumina Ceramic Grinding Container

8506

Zirconia Ceramic Grinding Container

8507

Small Hardened Steel Grinding Container

8508

Small Tungsten Carbide Grinding Container

8521

Large Hardened Steel Grinding Container

PREP-AID GRINDING AIDS

3640

Prep-Aid Propylene Glycol

3650

Prep-Aid Vertrel Xf 

RACKS & HOLDERS

8507R

Rack