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(8505) Alumina Ceramic Grinding Container
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(8505) Alumina Ceramic Grinding Container

Grinding container lined with 99.5% alumina ceramic. Steel lid and aluminum dish are lined with alumina ceramic plates, puck is solid alumina ceramic. 6.3 in. diameter x 3.2 in. high, 11 lbs. (15.2 cm x 8 cm, 5 kg). Nominal volume 170 mL, recommended grinding load 15-40 mL. Includes puck, dish with O-ring gasket, and lid.

Ideal for grinding extremely hard, brittle samples in the 8500 Shatterbox® and the 8530 Shatterbox®. Alumina components are 99.5% pure aluminum oxide.

  • Features
  • Product Support
  • Ideal for grinding extremely hard samples in the 8530 Enclosed Shatterbox®.
  • Helpful addition to any laboratory’s grinding armory.
  • Long-wearing, very abrasion-resistant, and moderate efficiency.
  • Alumina components are 99.5% pure aluminum oxide.
  • Suitable for slurry grinding.
  • Nominal volume 170 mL.
  • Recommended grinding load 15 – 50 ml.
  • Typical composition: Major Elements – Al; Minor Elements – Si, Ca, Mg
  • Hardness: Mohs 9; Rockwell R45N 83; Knoop 2100


Overall Outer Diameter 6.3 in
Overall Height 3.2 in
Sample Capacity - Grinding 15-40 mL
Typical Sample Size 40 g
Resistance To Abrasion Very High
Major Elements Al
Minor Elements Si, Ca, Mg
Durability Long-wearing
Hardness Mohs 9, Rockwell R45N 83, Knoop 2100
Comparative Efficiency Moderate
Slurry Grinding yes

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