SPEX SamplePrep 6870 Freezer Mill

Arc Scientific is proud to offer this SPEX SamplePrep 6870 Freezer Mill for sale. It’s located in a laboratory located in Indiana. 

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SPEX SamplePrep 6870 Freezer Mill

The SPEX SamplePrep 6870 Freezer Mill is a large cryogenic mill that accommodates sample sizes ranging from 0.1 – 100 grams. Specifically designed for cryogenic grinding and pulverizing tough and/or temperature sensitive samples in a grinding vial immersed in liquid nitrogen. CE Approved.   
Applications include: DNA/RNA extraction, THC extraction, protein extraction, forensic testing, materials testing, pharmaceutical analysis, drug testing, RoHS/WEEE and volatiles extraction.   
Typical samples include: Animal tissue, plastic and polymers, yeast, pharmaceuticals, food products, electronic components, textiles, hair, teeth, bones, plant tissue such as cannabis, seeds, leaves and roots.
Mill Type Mixer Mill
Sample Size 0.1 – 100g
Depth 18 in
Height 21.5 in
Width 20.5 in
Power Requirements 115 V/60 Hz or 230 V/50 Hz
Weight 44 lbs
Additional Specifications Voltage: 115V/60Hz or 230V/50Hz           
CE Approved: YES           
Dimensions: 20.5 in (52cm) x 21.5 in (55cm) x 18 in (46cm)           
Net Weight(lbs): 44 lbs (24kg)           
Gross Weight(lbs): 53 lbs (24kg)           
Power Cord: 3-prong grounded plug, 115V 60Hz or 2-prong European plug, 230V50Hz           
Timer/Controls: Touch-screen programmable controls for grinding cycles, time,impact rate, pre-cooling and cooling times. Stores 10 grinding programs


  • Auto-Fill System available for automated filling with liquid nitrogen.   
  • Closed grinding vials eliminate sample cross-contamination, retain volatiles, control hazardous or critical samples, and simplify clean-up.   
  • Grinding chamber holds one large grinding vial, one mid-size vial, four standard grinding vials or one microvial set.   
  • Equipped with liquid nitrogen level sensor, insulated case and lid safety interlock switch for operator protection.   
  • Grinding Vial Sets offered in a variety of materials including polycarbonate, stainless steel, and Cr-free steel.   
  • Grinds samples in the 0.1 – 100 gram range.   
  • Liquid nitrogen required for operation.   
  • Magnetically driven impactor is the only moving part so there are no mechanical linkages or bearings to fail.   
  • Programmable parameters include grinding time, impactor rate, pre-cooling and cooling times.   
  • Touch screen control panel stores up to 10 user-defined grinding programs for quick and easy recall.

This equipment is being sold “as is, where is”. It is encouraged that you inspect this equipment if possible.

Typically any warranty, service contract or license for the equipment is not transferable but may be under certain circumstances and will be explicitly stated in the listing. The written description provided for this equipment is what is being offered for sale. The photos provided are given to display the overall condition of the equipment and all items found in the photos may not be included in the sale. Some photos may be stock photos to get an idea of what is being offered for sale.

Any weights and dimensions provided in the listing are estimates so therefore you should not rely on them for the most accurate shipping quotation.


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