5 Questions to Ask When Buying a Mill or Grinder
- Based on the materials you will be milling, how long does the mill or grinder typically last? How much do replacement parts cost and how easy are they to get? What level of support/warranties does the company offer?
- What type of milling will the mill or grinder be used for? Wet or dry?
- For wet milling, ask what capacity of grinder you will need.
- For dry milling, determine how finely ground the material needs to be and what the properties of the material are.
- How important is the prevention of cross-contamination? Bead mills are usually the best choice if you don’t want any risk of contamination.
What Do You Use Your Mill or Grinder For?
|Clinical and Diagnostic||7%|
Top 10 Features/Factors Respondents Look For When Purchasing a Laboratory Mill or Grinder
|Durability of product||80%|
|Low maintenance–easy to use and clean||70%|
|Results with minimum deviation||66%|
|Value for price paid||63%|
|Reliability of vendor||55%|
|Service and support||54%|
|Energy efficient/low operating cost||45%|
|Reputation of vendor||39%|
Looking for a New Mill or Grinder?
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