8530 Shatter Box


Ring & Puck mill with sound-proof enclosure that accommodates sample sizes ranging from 2 – 100 grams. Ideal for pulverizing dry, brittle samples and slurry grinding. CE Approved.

Typical samples include: Cements, Soils, Ceramics, Slag, Rocks, Minerals, Ores, Pharmaceuticals, Sulfur Pellets, Dried Plant Material.

The 8530 Shatterbox® grinds tough, brittle samples in minutes.

This powerful ring & puck mill grinds tough, brittle samples in minutes. It has a sound proof enclosure and accommodates samples up 100 grams. Visit www.spexsampleprep.com for more information.
  • 8507R Multiple-Sample Rack permits processing of three smaller samples.
  • 10-minute electronic timer with LCD display and environmentally safe, push-button membrane switch.
  • Cam-activated clamp requires only moderate hand pressure to secure the grinding dish in the Shatterbox and is adjustable for containers of different heights.
  • Equipped with lockable casters and a safety interlock system for operator protection.
  • Grinds samples in the 2- 100 gram range.
  • Most popular “swing mill” in America, capable of grinding up to 100 grams of brittle material to an analytical fineness.
  • Soundproof enclosure reduces noise levels.
  • Swings a dish-shaped grinding container with a puck, and often a ring, in a tight high-speed circle.
  • Typical grinding time is two minutes or less.
  • Wide selection of grinding containers available including hardened steel, tungsten carbide, alumina ceramic, and zirconia ceramic.
Voltage 115V/60Hz or 230V/50Hz
CE Approved YES
Dimensions 19 in (48cm) x 19 in (48cm) x 40 in (102cm)
Net Weight (lbs) 225 lbs (102kg)
Gross Weight (lbs) 247 lbs (112kg), Palette 264 lbs (119.7kg)
Motor 1/2 hp, 835 RPM
Power Cord 3-prong grounded plug, 115V 60Hz or CEE 7/7 2-prong Europeanplug, 230V 50Hz
Timer/Controls LCD digital display with environmentally safe, push-buttonmembrane switch

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