8000M Mixer Mill


High-energy ball mill that accommodates sample sizes ranging from 0.2 – 10 grams. Ideal for grinding dry, brittle samples. Grinding and mixing vials are available in: hardened steel, stainless steel, tungsten carbide, alumina ceramic, zirconia ceramic, silicon nitride, agate, polystyrene, methacrylate, and polycarbonate. CE Approved.

Applications include: Mechanical alloying, slurry grinding, blending powders and mixing emulsions.

Typical samples include: Rocks, Minerals, Sand, Cement, Slag, Ceramics, Catalyst Supports, Glass, Pharmaceuticals, Plant and Animal Tissues, Cannabis, Seeds, Paints and Ink.

  • Accepts all SPEX SamplePrep Mixer/Mill Grinding and Mixing Vial Sets.
  • Also called a shaker mill or high-energy ball mill.
  • Efficient single-clamp laboratory mill commonly referred to as the “SPEX Mill”.
  • Equipped with safety interlock system for operator protection.
  • Extended Running Time Chip is available for extending timer range to 1,000 or 10,000 minutes.
  • For grinding samples in the 0.2 – 10 gram range or mixing up to 60 mL of sample.
  • Reduces samples to analytical fineness and can be utilized for mechanical alloying and nanomilling.
  • Shock mounted motor enables bench top operation.
  • Steel housing protects the clamp mechanism and rugged construction ensures a long life of heavy work.
  • The 8010 and 8011 Multi-Vial Adapters permit processing of multiple smaller samples.
  • Variable-range electronic timer is factory-set for 100-minute range.
  • Wide selection of grinding and mixing vials available including hardened steel, stainless steel, tungsten carbide, alumina ceramic, zirconia ceramic, silicon nitride, agate, polystyrene, methacrylate, polystyrene, and polycarbonate.
Voltage 115V/60Hz or 230V/50Hz
CE Approved YES
Dimensions 19 in (48cm) x 14 in (36cm) x 18 in (46cm)
Net Weight (lbs) 76 lbs (35kg)
Gross Weight (lbs) 89 lbs (40.4kg)
Motor 1/3 hp, 1725 RPM @ 60Hz, 1425 RPM @ 50Hz
Power Cord 3-prong grounded plug, 115V 60Hz or CEE 7/7 2-prong Europeanplug, 230V 50Hz
Clamp Movement 2 1/3 in (5.9cm) back-and-forth, 1 in (2.5cm) side-to-side
Clamp Speed 1060 cycles/minute (115V) or 875 cycles/minute (230V)
Timer/Controls 100 minute range. Expandable up to 1,000 or 10,000 range.*

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