Percussion Mortar and Pestle


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The percussion mortar and pestle are designed for preparation of small samples for analysis by X-ray diffraction (XRD). You simply insert the sample into the cylinder, insert the pestle and strike the pestle repeatedly with a hammer. The resulting product is then sieved to provide the appropriate size range particles for analysis. The unit is robustly constructed of hardened tool steel for long service.


  • Crush large samples into smaller pieces
  • Sample cavity is cylindrical: 1″ diameter x 1.8″ height
  • Volume of sample cavity is 1.4 inches³
  • Base is 3″ wide
  • Base and Pestle made of hardened tool steel
  • Easy to use
  • Simple to disassemble for cleaning
  • Custom sizes available upon request

Additional information

Weight 2.9 lbs
Dimensions 6.5 × 4.5 × 2.5 in

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