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High Energy 3D Ball Mill with Two Jars (80ml SS & Nylon, 2 Yrs Warranty) -- MSK-SFM-3

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Item Number: MSKSFM3
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Optional Jar
MSK-SFM-3 is a compact high-speed ball mill with a 3D movement for making a small number of samples at ease and fast. It has higher impact energy created by rotation, vibration, and oscillation with frequencies up to 1200RPM with a two-year warranty. The MSK-SFM-3 can be used in either dry or wet methods to mill materials and mix all kinds of solids, suspended liquids, and pastes with different sizes and materials. Two milling jars (SS and Nylon) are included for the use of most of the materials. It is an ideal choice to make small quantity samples in material and chemical research laboratories.
  • 1200 max. RPM allows efficient pulverization and homogenization
  • The range of jar materials (Nylon, Alumina, SS, and Agate) offered for various applications
  • Easy jar installation 
  • Optional for variable speed and forced chilling air cooler

Standard Milling Jars & Media
(Two Milling Jars are included)
  • One 80 ml Nylon Jar with a set of Zirconia milling balls (4 pcs of 11.5 mm, 10 pcs of 10 mm, and 10 pcs of 8mm) is included. ( Pic. 1-2)
  • One 80 ml Stainless Steel Jar with a set of SS balls (20 pcs) is included ( Pic. 3-4)
  • Option: High Throughput 4 Milling Cavities (9ml each) SS Jar is available for an extra cost. ( Pic. 5)
  • WC jar is available at extra cost ( ( Clic Pic 6 to order )
  •  Pic.1      Pic.2  Pic. 3      Pic. 4  Pic. 5Pic. 6
  •  Attention: Don't use an SS jar with ceramic balls.
Power Input

  • Single-phase 208- 240VAC  50/60Hz
  • 300W Max.
  • A 750W transformer can be used for 110V.
  • The transformer is not included, please order at extra cost.
Oscillation Frequency
  • 1,200 RPM  (Please see the video below for a performance of the jar rotation)
  • Estimated acceleration gravity:  ~ 70 G.
  • Note: 1500 RPM version is available upon request at extra cost, which provides > 100G force.
Timing Range      
  • 0 to 30 minutes for built-in mechanical timer
  • Warning: Running time for the mill should be less than 30 minutes, otherwise, the mill may overheat.
  • Volume: 1/3 of the capacity of the ball milling tank 
  • Feeding Granularity: <1mm 
Discharging Granularity

D50 0.1 micron minimum for oxide ceramic materials ( see pic. left )
Note:  To achieve finer or desired particles via ball mill is a research project, which is dependent on the material to be milled, grinding time and speed, combination of grinding jar and milling ball, etc.  It is the user's responsibility to find the best milling procedure based on the material.  Buyers are welcome to the MTI laboratory in California to test before purchase.
Noise Level 87dBA (standing at 1ft with the machine lid open and SS milling balls in the jar)
  • Two years limited warranty  for parts with lifetime technical support (after June 1, 2017)
  • Alumina jars are not covered by the warranty.

Operation Video
Optional Air Cooling

      Forced cold air  

  • If the user needs to force conditional air cooling for some ductile materials, please click to order a Portable Spot Air Cooling Conditioner, which will keep the milling jar temperature low. ( click picture left ).  It is a cost-effective way to achieve the required particle sizes and production rates for heat-sensitive or tough-to-mill materials.
Air Cooling Conditioner Test with Nylon Jar  Zirconia Balls
Milling 30 mins Milling 60mins
The temperature of the jar without Air Cooling  45°C
The temperature of the jar with Air Cooling 35°C
  • Optional jars and grinding balls are available in the product options bar.
               SS vacuum jar         50ml alumina jar               Alumina balls                80ml acrylic jar              Zirconia Jar                 
Application Notes
  • Attention: To achieve the best grinding effects, it is suggested to use milling balls with a diameter of less than 10mm for a 50ml alumina jar
  • Tips for choosing proper jars and milling media for milling and grinding application:
    • SS mixing jar is suitable for grinding various metal materials
    • For milling the oxide material, please choose Nylon or alumina/zirconia jar and media
  • Please consider our SYU-3 Ultrasonic Filtration System for filtering the product.
  • DO NOT USE stainless steel balls in Alumina jars or vice versa to avoid contamination. 
  • Please use N2 gas if it operates inside of the glove-box, do not use Ar gas 
  • Bulk samples must be crushed before grinding. Please consider MTI Jaw crusher ( click pic below right )
Overall Dimensions

            Mill: 386mm(L) x 517.5mm(W) x 283.5mm(H)   
Net Weight 40 kg (88 lbs)
Shipping Dimensions 27"(L) x 23"(W) x 24"(H)
Shipping Weight 135 lbs
Item No. Descriptions Qty Picture
MSK-SFM-3 Main Machine  1 unit
EQ-MJ-3-80NL 80 ml Nylon Jar 1 piece
Zirconia Mixing Balls (4 pcs of 11.5 mm, 10 pcs of 10 mm, and 10 pcs of 8mm)
1 set
EQ-MJ-3-80SS 80 ml SS jar 1 piece
EQ-SSball SS balls (2pcs  20mm; 2pcs  15mm; 2pcs  12mm; 2pcs  10mm; 4pcs  8mm; 8pcs  6mm) 1 set
SFM-ACC#02 O.D 55mm, Dia 2.5 Sealing Gasket 1 set
SFM-ACC#03 Motor driving belt 1 unit
SFM-ACC#04 Open-end wrench 1 unit
SFM-ACC#05 Hex-wrench (5mm & 6mm) 1 set
SFM-ACC#06 Power cord (without plug) 1 unit
MTI-SFM3-SPRG Base Cushion Springs 6 pieces
Consumables & Accessories (Click to view recommended spare parts list)
EQ-AJ-50 Al2O3 Jar with SS Jacket  (50 ml) Option
EQ-ALOball-3 Alumina Milling Ball Option
EQ-MJ-3-80VSS Vacuum Stainless Steel Jar (80ml) Option
EQ-MJ-3-80AC Acrylic Jar (80ml) Option
Replacement Part
MTI-SFM3-Gearbox Gearbox and Container Mount 1 unit

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