Workstation no. 3 – Mechanical grinding
The ball mill (Pulverisette 7 classic line, Fritsch) enables to crush diamonds into powders with a final fineness below 1 μm as a result of collision with grinding balls. Wet grinding in a suitably reactive solvent might allow for a simultaneous disaggregation and functionalization of the diamond particles. The mill is equipped with jars and grinding balls made of the hardest material available on the market – tungsten carbide.
The price is for one hour of operational and do not including materials.