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Safe way to make 2F Geox BP Finer

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#1 dlking59


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Posted 04 November 2018 - 11:30 PM

I have some 2F Geox BP I would like to make finer and some into fine powder

would it be safe to put dry as is into a ball mill untill I get the fineness I want or is their a safer way

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Posted 05 November 2018 - 07:40 AM

put it in the ball mill and use all care and cation, I make all my bp in a ball mill

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Posted 05 November 2018 - 02:03 PM

Lightly dampen it with 70% isopropyl alcohol.  Let it sit (patience!) so the small amount of water in the alcohol can permeate and soften the grains.  Then sieve/crush it and dry it quickly in the sun/a warm place.

The alcohol serves as a thinner/vehicle to disperse a minimal amount of water throughout the grains... an alcohol mix with less water may work better, but I've used 70% IPA in a pinch when I've run short of meal D.

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Posted 05 November 2018 - 07:43 PM

Thanks guys. I think I'm gonna try the ball mill to get some meal and also try the 70% alcohol to get some finer grain BP.

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Posted 06 November 2018 - 03:51 AM

Ball milling makes fine powder, crushing big powder makes medium powder and fine powder.

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