FlackTek SpeedMixer® - Grinding


The FlackTek SpeedMixer® is the most advanced piece of laboratory equipment on the market for sample preparation and is capable of grinding, homogenizing, and degassing almost any sample. All FlackTek SpeedMixers® are capable of both grinding and homogenization however, this page focusses on particle size reduction and milling applications. For Homogenization and Degassing, click here.


FlackTek SpeedMixer® grinding represents the first true innovation in grinding and milling equipment seen in years. The patent pending SpeedMilling™ technology harnesses the power of non-spherical grinding rings to create ultra efficient high energy impacts, simply unobtainable via other techniques such as mixer and planetary mills . The unique grinding ring geometries produce higher surface area impacts than traditional spherical grinding media, thereby increasing the probability of trapping/crushing material at the impact site and ultimately, the speed and efficiency of grinding. Combine this with the SpeedMixer's ability to generate a jaw dropping acceleration of 800 times that of gravity and what you get is the most powerful and efficient laboratory milling machine on the market - Leaving all other mills in the dust. 


Machine Highlights


l  VersatilityThree Grinding Machines In One


- Ideal for: Dry milling
- Main mode of grinding: Impact force

    Concentric SpeedMilling™

- Ideal for: Wet milling
- Main mode of grinding: Shear force

    Mixer Mill SmartSnap™

- Ideal for: Large starting particle size (up to 25 mm ø)
- Main mode of grinding: Impact & Shear force


l  Built To Last100% Made in the USA 


Easy Operation - Large touchscreen and intuitive user interface.


l  Efficiency   

- Typical grinding times: 30 sec - 2 min

Grind up to 3 samples at a time.

Up to 250 nameable and savable standard operating procedures.

- Up to 10 individual grinding zones per program enables the sequential execution of different speeds and times in a single operating procedure.

- Automatic jar clamping - Jars are secured via the intrinsic forces generated by the machine. No more need for tedious screw-type clamps that jam and break over time.


l  Energy Input - Heavy grinding rings and extreme centrifugal accelerations of up to 800 times that of gravity make the FlackTek SpeedMixer® more powerful than any other laboratory mill on the market.


At Form-Tech Scientific, we work hard to provide our customers with the best products available on the market. Our products focus primarily on particle comminution but we understand that the needs of our customers in processing their samples sometimes go beyond this. That is why we carry not only our own products, but those of companies that represent innovation and quality in other areas of the sample preparation/processing field.

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