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Deakin Research

Institute for Frontier Materials


Planetary Ball Mills

Ball mills

The IFM research group has two planetary ball mills for the refining of metal powders.


Retsch (Germany) & QXM (China)


  • Applications: Pulverizing, mixing, homogenizing, colloidal milling, mechanical alloying
  • Feed material: Soft, hard, brittle, fibrous - dry or wet
  • Material feed size: < 10 mm
  • Supervising Technician: Robert Pow
  • Induction: One theory and one practical sessions

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

27th February 2015