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Tissue grinders, Potter-Elvehjem type

Supplier: VWR Collection
Borosilicate glass tube, PTFE pestle with stainless steel shaft. Tissue grinders are used for controlled reduction of particle size and homogenisation of a variety of substances, especially biological material. The shearing forces generated by the movement of the rotating plunger in a precision bore tube cause size reduction, determining factors include clearance between the pestle head and tube, speed of rotation and viscosity of medium.

Grinding chamber clearance: 0.15 - 0.25 mm

Diameter of stainless steel shaft is 6.5 mm



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Glass vessel
Capacity Ø ext.×length Total length Pk VWR Catalog Number Quantity
2 ml 8×120 mm 120 mm 1 432-0200
5 ml 12×135 mm 135 mm 1 432-0201
10 ml 15×150 mm 150 mm 1 432-0202
15 ml 19×155 mm 155 mm 1 432-0203
30 ml 25×175 mm 175 mm 1 432-0204
50 ml 32×195 mm 195 mm 1 432-0205

Plain plunger
Capacity Total length Pk VWR Catalog Number Quantity
2 ml 230 mm 1 432-0206
5 ml 235 mm 1 432-0207
10 ml 270 mm 1 432-0208
15 ml 270 mm 1 432-0209
30 ml 270 mm 1 432-0210
50 ml 270 mm 1 432-0211

Plunger with serrated tip
Capacity Total length Pk VWR Catalog Number Quantity
2 ml 230 mm 1 432-0212
5 ml 235 mm 1 432-0213
10 ml 270 mm 1 432-0214
15 ml 270 mm 1 432-0215
30 ml 270 mm 1 432-0216
50 ml 270 mm 1 432-0217
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