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comminute

(kŏm′ĭ-nūt) [L. com-, together, + minuere, to crumble]
To break into pieces.
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Comminuting the whole fruit to give better yield and no waste to dispose of, is a very much better solution.
Application comminuting, mixing, triturating Feed material medium-hard, hard, brittle, fibrous Feed size * <15 mm Grind size ** <40 [micro]m Batch size/Feeding quantity 25-125 ml Speed settings 700 [min.sup.-1]-1500 [min.sup-1] continuously adjustable Grinding time setting digital, 1 second-99 minutes 59 seconds * depending on feed material and grinding set volume ** depending on feed material
The knife mill Grindomix GM 200 is particularly suitable for comminuting larger tablets and plants with a high fat or moisture content