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Francelab is offering through its worldwide partners a wide range of high technology instruments for Research and Development and Quality Control laboratories in the field of Ceramics, Composites, Electronics & Semiconductors, Geology & Mineralogy, Polymers, Nanotechnology, Metal, Rubber, Textile and Thin Films.

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Ball Mixing / Milling 8000M

High-energy ball mill that accommodates sample sizes ranging from 0.2 - 10 grams. Ideal for grinding dry, brittle samples, mechanical alloying, slurry grinding, blending powders, and mixing emulsions. CE Approved.

Main Features

  • Accepts all SPEX SamplePrep Mixer/Mill Grinding and Mixing Vial Sets.
  • Also called a shaker mill or high-energy ball mill.
  • Efficient single-clamp laboratory mill commonly referred to as the "SPEX Mill".
  • Equipped with safety interlock system for operator protection.
  • Extended Running Time Chip is available for extending timer range to 1,000 or 10,000 minutes.
  • For grinding samples in the 0.2 - 10 gram range or mixing up to 60 mL of sample.
  • Reduces samples to analytical fineness and can be utilized for mechanical alloying and nanomilling.
  • Shock mounted motor enables bench top operation.
  • Steel housing protects the clamp mechanism and rugged construction ensures a long life of heavy work.
  • The 8010 and 8011 Multi-Vial Adapters permit processing of multiple smaller samples.
  • Variable-range electronic timer is factory-set for 100-minute range.
  • Wide selection of grinding and mixing vials available including hardened steel, stainless steel, tungsten carbide, alumina ceramic, zirconia ceramic, silicon nitride, agate, polystyrene, methacrylate, polystyrene, and polycarbonate.

Typical samples include: 

  • Rocks
  • Minerals
  • Sand
  • Cement
  • Slag
  • Ceramics
  • Catalyst Supports
  • Glass
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Plant and Animal Tissues
  • Seeds
  • Paints
  • Ink