The high quality LAARMANN Agate polished grinding balls are usable for Planetary Ball Mills
Agate grinding balls are primarily composed of agate, which is a type of microcrystalline quartz. Agate is a natural stone characterized by its fine-grained structure and vibrant colors. It is highly regarded for its hardness, ranking at around 7 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness.
Agate grinding balls are typically spherical in shape, ensuring uniform grinding and consistent results during ball milling. The spherical shape helps in reducing wear and tear and ensures efficient particle size reduction. Agate is known for its exceptional wear resistance. When used as grinding media, agate balls exhibit excellent resistance to abrasion, ensuring prolonged usage and minimizing contamination from worn-out particles.
Agate grinding balls are compatible with a wide range of materials and can be used in various types of ball milling or grinding processes. They are commonly used in laboratories for sample preparation, mixing, and grinding of minerals, ores, ceramics, and other solid materials. Agate is chemically inert, meaning it does not react with most substances. This property makes agate grinding balls suitable for applications requiring non-reactive and contamination-free grinding environments.
Agate grinding balls are relatively easy to clean and maintain. They can be washed with water and mild detergent after use to remove any residue or contaminants. Proper storage in a dry and clean environment is recommended to preserve their integrity.