The Innovative Dual Drive Planetary Ball Mill

Dravya Shakti Ecotype Alpha​


The Workhorse of Mechanochemistry

The innovative Dual-Drive Planetary Ball Mill builds upon traditional ball milling by incorporating state-of-the-art technology. This includes enhanced precision, control, and energy efficiency, making it a game-changer in the field.

Dravya Shakti Ecotype Alpha thoughtfully made for mechano-chemistry using the highest standards of technology and deploying fundamentals of physics and principles of DEM (Discrete Element Method), could be a state-of-the-art mechanochemical machine designed to enable precise and controlled mechanical reactions and processes.

The Dravya Shakti Ecotype Alpha has advanced data visualization and analysis tools to help researchers interpret and extract valuable insights from the experimental results.

Successfully running at various prestigious institutes for research on material sciences

Advantages of EcoType Alpha

Precision Grinding Innovation

Generating the Highest yield of Ultra-Fine Micro & Nano Materials for this price range of equipment

Variable Transmission Ratio​

Program the transmission ratio according to the specific materials being processed

Unprecedented Precision in Record Time

Increase your productivity with faster processing of mechanochemistry applications

Freedom From Imports

Entirely designed and manufactured in India, poised for export opportunities.

The EcoType Dual Drive Planetary Ball Mill can play a significant role in inducing amorphousness in certain materials, especially during high-energy milling processes. The unique milling action generated by the dual rotation of the milling jars in opposite directions leads to intense mechanical forces, including impact, shear, and compression, which can cause structural rearrangements and phase transformations in the materials being processed.


Special Features of Ecotype Alpha

  1. Discrete Element Method (DEM) Simulation: The machine utilises the principles of DEM to model the interactions and behaviour of discrete particles during mechanochemical reactions. This simulation could aid in understanding the underlying physics and optimising reaction conditions. It could be a simulator also to the various scenarios of material mixing.
  1. Multi-Directional Forces: Ecotype Alpha has the capability to apply mechanical forces in multiple directions (e.g., compression, shear, and torsion) to mimic real-world scenarios and study complex reactions.
  1. High-Precision Motion Control: To ensure accurate and reproducible experiments, the machine features high-precision motion control systems that allow researchers to precisely set and adjust mechanical parameters.
  1. Real-Time Monitoring and Feedback(optional): Integrated sensors and monitoring systems provide real-time feedback on reaction kinetics, temperature, pressure, and other relevant parameters during mechanochemical processes.
  1. Automated Sample Handling(optional): The machine could have automated sample handling systems, allowing researchers to load samples and initiate experiments with ease. We shall understand your requirements and design the SPM for your purpose
  1. Safety Features: Safety interlocks and emergency stop mechanisms are incorporated to ensure safe operation during mechanochemical reactions.
  1. Customizable Vessel Configurations(optional) : Ecotype Alpha accommodates a variety of vessel configurations and sizes to cater to different experimental requirements.
  1. Data Visualization and Analysis: The machine has advanced data visualization and analysis tools to help researchers interpret and extract valuable insights from the experimental results.
  1. Energy Efficiency: Considering the environmental impact, the machine is designed for energy efficiency, optimizing power consumption while maintaining high-performance standards.
  1. User-Friendly Interface: An intuitive and user-friendly interface could make the machine accessible to researchers with varying levels of expertise.
  1. Integration with Computational Models: Ecotype Alpha is designed to integrate experimental data with computational models, allowing researchers to validate and enhance theoretical understanding.
  1. Research Collaboration: The machine’s technology might encourage collaboration among researchers from various disciplines, such as materials science, physics, and chemistry, to explore innovative applications of mechanochemistry.
  2. Field of application: Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Cosmetics, Coating, Construction, Electronics, Nanotechnology, Clean Environment, Recycling, Metallurgy, Renewable energy,  

EcoType Alpha Specifications

ModelEcoType Alpha
ApplicationsPulverizing, Homogenizing, Colloidal milling, Mechanical alloying, Amorphisation, Nano grinding,  Mixing, Mechanosynthesis
Grinding materialDry or Wet material (Soft, Fibrous, Hard, Brittle)
Material feed size<10 mm (Less than 10 Millimeter)
Final fineness<500 nm (<0.5µm)
No. of Grinding Jar2 Nos. (2 samples simultaneously)
Grinding Jar Volume (Each)50 ml , 125 ml, 250 ml, 500 ml and other capacity (as per requirement)
Grinding Jar CasingStainless Steel – SS316
Grinding Jar Liner MaterialTungsten Carbide (WC-Co), Yttria stabilized Zirconia (YSZ), Hardened/Tempered steel, Stainless Steel (SS316), Sintered Alumina
Gasket RingSilicon O-Ring for gas-proof, dust proof, and leak-proof operation
Balls Diameter1mm , 2mm, 5mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 15mm, 20mm
Jar Speed (Customizable)0-1250 RPM (Horizontal)
Sun wheel speed (customizable)0-600 RPM
Sun wheel diameter180 mm
G-force* /Force Fieldupto 70g
Transmission ratioThe transmission ratio is variable to infinite possibilities with clockwise and anti-clockwise directions: 1:-2, 1:-2.5, 1:-3 or any can be achieved within the above jar or sun-wheel speed range.
Plane of rotationPlanetary action of Jars with vertical plane of rotation and revolution
Axis of rotation Axis of rotation and revolution are horizontal

Electron Microscopy Images

SEM Image of Fayalite
Clean Stainless Steel Surface (SEM Image)
Ferritic–austenitic Duplex Steel (TEM)
SEM Image of Tin Sulfide

Parts of Ecotype Alpha

Produced from Ecotype Alpha

EcoType Aplha Working Video

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