Mortar and pestle of all shapes and sizes for crushing and grinding into a fine powder. Usually used for dry substances and most commonly used in pharmacies for grinding medicine. Agate mortars and pestles as well as porcelain mortars and pestles with wooden handles available. Stainless steel mortar and pestle also available. We even have Melamine mortars!
To make sure you get a long life out of your mortar and pestle, here are a couple of tips for using your mortar and pestle. Seems so simple, but you would be amazed by how often we talk to customers who have broekn their mortar and pestle through misuse or purchasing the wrong mortar and pestle combination . Depending on the hardness of the material you are looking to grind, you need to make sure you select a mortar and pestle combination that is harder than your material. Remember, if you need your samples chopped, pureed or blended then a mortar and pestle is probably the wrong tool for you.
Our Mortar and pestle are sourced from the leading manufacturers including Haldenwanger and LLG. If you are looking to grinding, crushing or homogenizing on a larger more automated scale, LabFriend also has a very large range of laboratory mills and grinders that can save you more time in the lab and provide a greater level of consistancy of powder. Chat online with LabFriend's customer service team and explore what the best option is for your application. If you require sieving as part of your process, LabFriend also carries a large range of sieves and sieve shakers.