What is Sample Preparation

Disc Grinder 8530

Overview

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

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.
  • 10-minute electronic timer with LCD display and environmentally safe, push-button membrane switch.
  • Cam-activated clamp requires only moderate hand pressure to secure the grinding dish in the Shatterbox and is adjustable for containers of different heights.
  • Equipped with lockable casters and a safety interlock system for operator protection.
  • 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.
  • Soundproof enclosure reduces noise levels.
  • 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 or 230V/50Hz

CE Approved

YES

Dimensions

19 in (48cm) x 19 in (48cm) x 40 in (102cm)

Net Weight (lbs)

225 lbs (102kg)

Gross Weight (lbs)

247 lbs (112kg), Palette 264 lbs (119.7kg)

Motor

1/2 hp, 835 RPM

Power Cord

3-prong grounded plug, 115V 60Hz or CEE 7/7 2-prong Europeanplug, 230V 50Hz

Timer/Controls

LCD digital display with environmentally safe, push-buttonmembrane switch

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