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8003 - Alumina Ceramic Grinding Vial Set
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8003 - Alumina Ceramic Grinding Vial Set

45 mL alumina ceramic grinding vial set. Vial is 2 ¼ in.diameter x 2 ¾ in. long (5.7 cm x 7.0 cm). Set includes high purity 99.5% alumina ceramic grinding vial body, two slip-on alumina ceramic caps, one ½ in. (12.7 mm) alumina ceramic ball, and eight corprene gaskets.

  • Features
  • Product Support
  • Ideal for grinding hard, brittle samples to an analytical fineness in the 8000M Mixer/Mill® and 8000D Dual Mixer/Mill®.
  • Also useful for blending powders and mixing emulsions.
  • Long-wearing, very abrasion-resistant, and moderate efficiency.
  • Alumina components are 99.5% pure aluminum oxide.
  • Suitable for slurry grinding with 8015 Clamp.
  • Volume: 45 mL
  • Recommended mixing load: 20 mL
  • Recommended grinding load: 2-8 grams
  • Typical composition: Major Elements – Al; Minor Elements – Si, Ca, Mg
  • Hardness: Mohs 9; Rockwell R45N 83; Knoop 2100


Diameter 2 1/4 in
Height 2 3/4 in
Sample Capacity - Grinding 2-8 grams
Sample Capacity - Mixing 20 mL
Durability Long-wearing
Hardness Mohs 9, Rockwell R45N 83, Knoop 2100
Major Elements Al
Minor Elements Si, Ca, Mg
Resistance To Abrasion Very High
Slurry Grinding yes
Comparative Efficiency moderate

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