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8550 ShatterBox®

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8550 ShatterBox®

The Spex ShatterBox® is a versatile ring and puck mill that can crush and grind many types and sizes of samples with minimal sample loss and increased safety. Our 8550 ShatterBox features an automated dish positioning system and locking system for ease of use and greater flexibility. The versatility of sample containers allows for grinding a wide range of sample amounts (5 g up to 150 g).

Samples include: cement, superalloy, granite, glass, sand, slag, ceramics, seeds, grains, pigments and catalyst supports.

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  • Stores up to 10 customizable grinding methods
  • Accommodates various grinding dishes
  • Industrial-grade modular electronics
  • Robust IP65 rated industrial interface
  • Dedicated PLC-based programming
  • Single-phase power, no separate power supply
  • Multilingual interface
  • USB-upgradeable firmware
  • Automated door opening
  • Electronically controlled, fully reproducible grinding methods with networking (ethernet) capabilities
  • Dual-locking safety door
  • Real-time monitoring of clamping force
  • Sound-insulated steel cabinet
  • Lockable caster wheels
Weight (without grinding container) 440 lb (200 kg)
Dimensions 26.6 in (67.5 cm) width x 26 in (66 cm) depth x 54.3 in (138 cm) height
Electrical 115 V / 60 Hz (10-amp fuse) or 230 V / 50-60 Hz (5-amp fuse)
Motor 1/2 HP, 1200 rpm (maximum speed)
Ambient Temperature 40-90 °F (4-35 °C)
Humidity 0-95%
Operating Rate 800–1200 rpm. (1050 rpm max for Tungsten Carbide Dish)