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(8001LC) Hardened Steel Grinding Vial Set - Low Chrome

65 mL,  low chrome, hardened steel grinding vial set. Vial is 2 ¼ in.diameter x 3 in. long (5.7 cm x 7.62 cm). Set includes a screw-on cap with O-ring, two ½ in (12.7 mm) and four ¼ in.(6.35 mm) steel balls. Grinding vial body and cap liner are made of hardened tool steel. Grinding balls are made of type 52-100 steel.

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  • Ideal for grinding hard, brittle samples to an analytical fineness in the 8000M Mixer/Mill® and 8000D Dual Mixer/Mill® for low chrome applications. 

  • Ideal for blending powders and mixing emulsions.

  • High durability and efficiency with moderate resistance to abrasion. Suitable for slurry grinding.

  • Typical composition: Major Element – Fe. Minor Elements – Cr, Si, Mn, C


Diameter 5.7 cm
Height 7.62 cm
Sample Capacity - Grinding 3-10 mL
Sample Capacity - Mixing 25 mL
Typical Sample Size 10 g 
Durability High

Rockwell C 57-59

Major Elements Fe
Minor Elements Cr, Si, Mn, C
Resistance to Abrasion Moderate
Slurry Grinding Yes
Comparative Efficiency High

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