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(8506) Zirconia Ceramic Grinding Container
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(8506) Zirconia Ceramic Grinding Container

Grinding container lined with Mg-stabilized zirconia ceramic. Steel lid and aluminum dish are lined with zirconia ceramic, puck is solid zirconia ceramic. 6 in. diameter x 3.2 in. high, 13 lbs. (15.2 cm x 8 cm, 6 kg). Nominal volume 170 mL, recommended grinding load 15-40 mL. Includes puck, dish with O-ring gasket and lid.

  • Features
  • Product Support
  • Often considered the ideal grinding medium for the 8530 Shatterbox®.
  • Extremely high resistance to abrasion, wears very slowly, and results in little contamination.
  • High efficiency - about one and one-half times as dense as alumina yet grinds almost as fast as steel.
  • Suitable for slurry grinding.
  • Nominal volume 170 mL.
  • Recommended grinding load 15 – 40 ml.
  • Typical composition: Major Element – Zr; Minor Elements – Mg, Hf
  • Hardness: Mohs 8 1/2 ; Rockwell R45N 74-79; Knoop 1160


Overall Outer Diameter 6 in
Overall Height 3.2 in
Sample Capacity - Grinding 15-40 mL
Typical Sample Size 40 g
Resistance To Abrasion Very High
Major Elements Zr
Minor Elements Mg, Hf
Durability wears very slowly, results in little contamination
Hardness Mohs 8.5, Rockwell R45N 74-79, Knoop 1160
Comparative Efficiency High
Slurry Grinding yes

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