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Compact Digital Vortex Mixer with YSZ Balls for High Throughput Ball Milling - MSK-SFM-VTM-LD

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Item Number: MSK-SFM-VTM-LD
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The MSK-SFM-VTM is a compact vortex mixer with digital display, which can be used for mixing with microtube or flask, and high throughput ball milling in small quantity. 
Since 11/11/2016, weight plate attachment is included in standard package.



  • 3-way operation (Continuous/Standby/Touch) with Pulse mode (momentary pause) for optimum milling and mixing
  • Brushless DC motor for quiet operation and maintenance free, long equipment life
  • Built-in counter-balance (No walking issue)
  • Four attachments are included for various milling and mixing needs: cup head for single tube, microtube, and flask attachments
  • High purity zirconia milling balls are included for immediate use
  • Weight plate reinforcement for high-speed microtube and flask mixing.
    • Material: Stainless Steel
    • Dimensions: 150 mm x 210 mm x 5 mm
Input Power
  • 100 - 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
  • 20 W power
Mixer Operations
  • Motor speed: 300 - 4200 rpm programmable (900 rpm max for microtube attachment)
  • Speed accuracy: +/- 10 rpm
  • Mixing timer: 0 - 999 min programmable & infinite mode
  • 3-way switch (Continuous/Standby/Touch) with LED status indicator
  • Programmable Pulse mode (momentary pause) for optimum milling and mixing
  • Three attachments are included for various milling and mixing needs
    • One cup head (4 mm Dia.) attachment for single tube for manual touch vibration (Attachment #1)
    • One microtube attachment for 24 pcs of 2.0 ml microtube (#2)
    • One flask fixture (#3)
         Attachment Container Image Max Fill Recommended Max Speed (rpm)

         #1 - Cup Head 

    Hand Hold Test Tube



         #2 - 24 Slots Tube Holder
    (Max 2.0ml microtubes)

    24 microtubes, 1.5mL in standard package



         #3 - Holding Band

    Flask, 250mL

    250 mL

  • Please refer to the table above for recommended max speeds for various attachments. Extra attachments can be ordered at MTI.
Weight Plate Attachment

  • Material: Stainless Steel
  • Dimensions: 150 mm x 210 mm x 5 mm
Milling Balls

  • To achieve better milling and mixing, you may consider putting zirconia milling balls into the micro tube
  • Each pre-filled tubes with High Impact Zirconium Beads milling balls (Total pack 1) are included for ball milling: 
  • 24 empty microtubes (1.5 mL) are included in the package for various uses
  • Various size zirconia milling balls are available to order at MTI for ball milling with microtube. Click the left picture to order
Loading Capacity
  • Max capacity: 500 g
Operating Temperature
  • 5 ~ 40 
  • 140 mm L x 210 mm W x 140 mm H
Net Weight
  • 2.8 kg
Shipping Dimensions
  • 16" x 12" x 10" (L x W x H)
Shipping Weight
  • 30 lbs
  • One-year limited warranty with lifetime support
Operation Instructions

Application Notes
  • Always use the vortex mixer on level & stable surface for best performance and maximum safety
  • Balance the mixer load when using with microtube attachment
  • If liquid is spilled on the unit, first disconnect unit from external power and then clean the unit with cloth
  • Do not rotate the attachment when attached to the shaft body!
  • To avoid powder clumps and achieve best ball milling results, 1) sieve the powder prior to milling, 2) mix balls of different sizes in one tube and do the milling


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Compact Digital Vortex Mixer



 Cup Head for Single Tube



Microtube Attachment for 24 pcs
24 Empty Microtubes (1.5 mL) 

1 set


Flask Fixture
250mL  Flask

1 set


Ø 0.1 mm; Ø 0.5 mm, Ø 1.0 mm; Ø 1.5 mm; Ø 3.0 mm
(5 Sizes each one in one set)

1 set ( total 5 pcs)

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