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5100 Mixer/Mill® High-Energy Ball Mill

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5100 Mixer/Mill® High-Energy Ball Mill

The 5100 Mixer/Mill is a small high-energy ball mill that pulverizes small amounts of hard, brittle samples to analytical fineness. It accommodates sample sizes ranging from 0.2 - 1.5 grams. The vial, which contains a sample and one or more balls, is shaken in a complex motion that combines back-and-forth swings with short lateral movements, each end of the vial describing a figure-8. The clamp's motion develops strong G-forces in the vial, to pulverize the toughest rocks, slags and ceramics.

Applications include: Mechanical alloying, slurry grinding, blending powders and mixing emulsions.

Typical samples include: Rocks, Minerals, Sand, Cement, Slag, Ceramics, Catalyst Supports, Glass, Pharmaceuticals, Plant Tissue and Animal Tissues and Seeds.

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  • Also called a shaker mill or high-energy ball mill.
  • Equipped with safety interlock system for operator protection.
  • For grinding samples in the 0.2 - 1.5 gram range or mixing up to 5 mL of sample.
  • Highly effective laboratory impact grinder and blender offering many advantages over other small mixers.
  • Holds three vials of 1/2 in. (12.7 mm) diameter or two vials of 3/4 in. (19.1 mm) diameter. Length of vials up to 21/4 in. (57.2 mm).
  • Push-button, resettable 30-minute timer on the 5100-115 Mixer/Mill.
  • Push-button, resettable 72-minute timer on the 5100-230 Mixer/Mill.
  • Reduces samples to analytical fineness and commonly used to blend samples with KBr for IR analysis.
  • Shock mounted motor enables bench top operation.
  • Steel housing protects the clamp mechanism and rugged construction ensures a long life of heavy work.
  • Wide selection of grinding and mixing vials available including polystyrene, polycarbonate, hardened steel, stainless steel, tungsten carbide, and agate.
Voltage 115V/60Hz or 230V/50Hz
Dimensions 12 in (33 cm) x 8 in (20cm) x 8 in (20cm)
Net Weight (lbs) 15.2 lbs (7kg)
Gross Weight (lbs) 19.8 lbs (9kg)
Motor 1/15 hp, 3000 RPM @ 60Hz, 2500 RPM @ 50Hz
Power Cord 3-prong grounded plug, 115V 60Hz or CEE 7/7 2-prong Europeanplug, 230V 50Hz
Clamp Movement .5 in (12.7mm) front-to back, .375 in (9.5mm) side-to-side
Clamp Speed 3000 cycles/minute (115V) or 2500 cycles/minute (230V)
Timer/Controls Range from 1 - 30 minutes (115V) or Range from 1 - 72 minutes(230V)

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