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Milling Media: Factors for choosing milling media for planetary and roller ball mills

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Factors for choosing milling media for planetary and roller ball mills

  • There are several factors for choosing milling media for planetary ball mills. For instance, the media of choice needs to be a harder material than the sample being processed. 
  • Initial and final particle size of the sample is a major consideration. Small media does not efficiently break up large sample particles but small media is needed to reduce the sample to a finer powder

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Milling Media Selection for Planetary Ball Mills

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There are several factors for choosing milling media for planetary ball mills.

Hardness, initial and final particle size, chemical stability, contamination, and cost are just some of the factors.

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Determination of Jar Filling for Planetary Ball Mills

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It is recommended that the jars for planetary ball mills be no more than 2/3 full.  This includes the sample and the milling media (balls) and liquid solvent if it is for wet milling.  It is also recommended that the user employ 3 different size balls in jars above 100 ml.

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