Planetary ball mill (PM 100)

Retsch PM 100 in field assisted sintering laboratory at the University of Rostock

Retsch PM 100 is used to grind and mix powders that are soft, medium-hard and extremely hard, brittle or fibrous. In this device, both dry and wet grinding is possible. Grinding bowls are used for milling powders with a nominal volume of 12-500 ml. The suitable grinding bowl materials are agate, sintered corundum, zirconium oxide, stainless steel, special steel and tungsten carbide.


  • Device dimensions: Height up to approx. 835 mm / Width 630 mm / Depth up to approx. 505 mm and weight approx. 86 kg
  • Maximum feed volume: up to 300 ml, depending on the grinding bowl volume
  • Maximum feed grain size: up to < 10 mm, but depending on the material
  • Drive output: 750 W / power draw approx. 1250 W
  • Grinding time: 00:00:01 to 99:59:59 (Hours:Minutes:Seconds)
  • Speed: 100 to 650 rpm
  • Interval and interval break: 00:01 to 59:59 (Minutes:Seconds)

Contact person: Dr. rer. nat. Abdullah Riaz