Retsch Mixer Mill MM 400

SKU: RET-MM400

The mixer mill MM 400 is a compact versatile bench-top unit, which has been developed specially for dry, wet and cryogenic grinding of small amounts of sample.
It can mix and homogenize powders and suspensions in only a few seconds. It is also perfectly suitable for the disruption of biological cells as well as for DNA/RNA extraction. With its high performance and great flexibility the MM 400 is a unique product in the market.

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The mixer mill MM 400 is a compact versatile bench-top unit, which has been developed specially for dry, wet and cryogenic grinding of small amounts of sample.
It can mix and homogenize powders and suspensions in only a few seconds. It is also perfectly suitable for the disruption of biological cells as well as for DNA/RNA extraction. With its high performance and great flexibility the MM 400 is a unique product in the market.

Application Examples:

alloys, animal feed, bones, ceramics, cereals, chemical products, coal, coke, drugs, electronic scrap, glass, grains, hair, minerals, oil seeds, ores, paper, plant materials, plastics, sewage sludge, soils, straw, tablets, textiles, tissue, tobacco, waste samples, wood, wool, …

Product Advantages:

reproducible, efficient grinding, mixing and homogenization in seconds
powerful grinding by impact and friction, up to 30 Hz for up to 20 samples per run
3 different grinding modes (dry, wet or cryogenic)
screw-top grinding jars for leak-proof grinding
9 SOPs can be stored
wide range of accessories including various jar and ball sizes, adapter racks, grinding tool materials, CryoKit

Features
Applications: size reduction-mixing-homogenization-cell disruption-cryogenic grinding
Field of application: agriculture-biology-chemistry / plastics-construction materials-engineering / electronics-environment / recycling-food-geology / metallurgy-glass / ceramics-medicine / pharmaceuticals
Feed material: hard-medium-hard-soft-brittle-elastic-fibrous
Size reduction principle: impact-friction
Material feed size: ≤ 8 mm
Final fineness: 5 µm
Batch size / feed quantity: max. 2 x 20ml
No. of grinding stations: 2
Setting of vibrational frequency: digital 3 – 30 Hz (180 – 1800 min-1)
Typical mean grinding time: 30 s – 2 min
Dry grinding: yes
Wet grinding: yes
Cryogenic grinding: yes
Cell disruption with reaction vials: yes up to 20 x 2.0 ml
Self-centering clamping device: yes
Type of grinding jars: screw top design
Material of grinding tools: hardened steel-stainless steel-tungsten carbide-agate-zirconium oxide-PTFE
Grinding jar sizes: 1.5 ml / 5 ml / 10 ml / 25 ml / 35 ml / 50ml
Setting of grinding time: digital 10 s – 99 min
Storable SOPs: 9
Electrical supply data: 100-240 V 50/60 Hz
Power connection: 1-phase
Protection code: IP 30
Power consumption: 150 W
W x H x D closed: 371 x 266 x 461 mm
Net weight: ~ 26 kg
Documentation: Operation & Application Video
Standards: CE
Product Applications
Biological
Environmental
Forensic
Geological
Homeland Defense
Pharmaceutical
Product Industries
Industrial
Mettalurgical

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