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(3117) Hardened Tool Steel Grinding Vial Set
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(3117) Hardened Tool Steel Grinding Vial Set

2.5 mL hardened tool steel grinding vial set. Vial is 1/2 in.diameter x 1 in. long (12.7 mm 25.4 mm). Includes a slip-on cap and one ¼ in. (6.35 mm) steel ball. Grinding vial and cap are made of hardened tool steel. Grinding ball is made of type 52-100 steel.

  • Features
  • Product Support
  • Durable, tough, and suitable for general-purpose grinding in the 5100 Mixer/Mill®.
  • Compatible with the 8010 Multiple-Sample Adapter for grinding samples in the 8000M Mixer/Mill® and 8000D Mixer/Mill®.
  • High durability and efficiency with moderate resistance to abrasion.
  • Volume: 2.5 mL
  • Recommended mixing load: 1 mL
  • Recommended grinding load: 0.2-0.6 mL
  • Suitable for slurry grinding.
  • Typical composition: Major Element – Fe; Minor Elements – Cr, Si, Mn, C
  • Hardness: Mohs 5 ½ - 6; Rockwell – C 60-65


Diameter 12.7 mm
Height 25.4 mm
Sample Capacity - Grinding 0.2-0.6 mL
Sample Capacity - Mixing 1 mL
Typical Sample Size .5 g
Durability High
Major Elements Fe
Minor Elements Cr, Si, Mn, C
Resistance To Abrasion moderate
Slurry Grinding no
Comparative Efficiency High

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