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(8501) Hardened Steel Grinding Container
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(8501) Hardened Steel Grinding Container

Grinding container with puck, dish, and lid made of 52-100 hardened tool steel. 6.9 in diameter x 2.9 in high, 17.5 lb (17.5 cm x 7.5 cm, 8 kg). This durable, strong, steel grinding container is suited for the general purpose of grinding in the 8500 ShatterBox® and the 8530 enclosed ShatterBox®. Recommended grinding load is 20-50 mL. Nominal volume 270 mL.

  • Features
  • Product Support
  • Hardness: Mohs 5 1/2 - 6; Rockwell – C 60-65
  • Typical composition: Major Element – Fe; Minor Elements – Cr, Si, Mn, C
  • Recommended grinding load 20 – 50 ml.
  • Nominal volume 270 mL. 
  • Suitable for slurry grinding.
  • High durability and efficiency.
  • Moderate resistance to abrasion.
  • Commonly referred to as the workhorse of the laboratory.
  • Durable, tough, and suited for general purpose grinding in the 8530 Enclosed Shatterbox®. 


Overall Outer Diameter 6.9 in
Overall Height 2.9 in
Sample Capacity - Grinding 20-50 mL
Typical Sample Size 50 g
Resistance To Abrasion Moderate
Major Elements Fe
Minor Elements Cr, Si, Mn, C
Durability High
Hardness Mohs 5.5 - 6, Rockwell C 60-65
Comparative Efficiency High
Slurry Grinding yes

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