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Fine grinding of smallest quantities: dry, wet, cryogenic!

publication date: Sep 6, 2021
author/source: FRITSCH GmbH - Milling and Sizing



The ultra-compact FRITSCH Mini-Mill PULVERISETTE 23 ensures due its special, spherical grinding bowl much better performance in grinding, mixing and homogenising compared with similar models. Fine grinding down to 5 µm can take place dry, wet or cryogenic. It’s smart, extremely user-friendly, inexpensive, and convinces with impressive results: small, fast, effective.

For perfect, loss-free grinding results in shortest times!


Your advantages with Mini-Mill PULVERISETTE 23 at a glance

  • Fast, reproducible comminution dry, wet or cryogenic down to 5 µm
  • For smallest sample quantities up to 5 ml, with a max. feed size of up to 6 mm
  • Extremely effective grinding due to spherical grinding bowl with plug-style closure and practical quick clamping system
  • Grinding bowls and grinding balls in different materials and sizes available
  • Precisely adjustable configurable and reproducible grinding time
  • Grinding bowl oscillations: 900 - 3,000 oscillations/min at 9 mm amplitude
  • Very simple operation, cleaning and maintenance


Ideal for

Chemical analysis: Comminution and homogenisation of grinding samples for creation of compacts for x-ray fluorescence and infrared spectroscopy (e.g. potassium bromide tablets)

Environmental research: Soils in contaminant analysis, humic acid determination, botanical materials in residue analysis of fertilisers and pesticides, pulping of seeds

Pharmaceuticals and medicine: Kidney and gallstone analysis, breaking up tablets, pharmaceutical ingredients

Forensic analysis: Hair analysis for genetic testing and drug tests, preparation of extremely small particles for chemical analysis, textile fibre and bone analysis

Biotechnology: Comminution of deep-frozen tissue samples

Material synthesis: Creating mixtures for catalytic tests on polymers, ceramic analysis


PTFE bowl for biotechnology applications

The 5 ml PTFE bowl is especially suited for using the FRITSCH PULVERISETTE 23 in biotechnology applications. For example, it is possible to break up fungus or yeast cells, deep frozen tissue and cells in only a few minutes. It is also possible to pre-cool the entire bowl in liquid nitrogen. Simply clever!

Unmatched effectiveness with spherical grinding bowls

Available only from FRITSCH: In special consideration of the ball mill grinding concept, we developed for the PULVERISETTE 23 a grinding bowl with interior walls that are spherical instead of cylindrical. Your advantage: Unmatched grinding performance with a significantly improved grinding effect, much easier recovery and simpler cleaning.

See the FRITSCH Mini-Mill PULVERISETTE 23 in action

Learn more about the special features of the FRITSCH Mini-PULVERISETTE 23 and how it works

Experience the Mini-Mills virtually directly at your workplace and choose exactly what you need for your application together with our application consultant. Arrange a virtual consultation appointment now!

For further information, videos, whitepapers on the Mini-Mill click here


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