Model L-1CN Magnetic Separators
How the L-1CN Magnetic Separator Works
- Material is fed into the top opening of the canister.
- Material travels through a matrix of magnetic grade fine stainless steel wool (other matrix materials are available).
- Ferromagnetic and paramagnetic particles are attracted and held on the matrix collecting edges.
- Remaining material exits the unit through the discharge.
- With the magnetic field off, the magnetic material is flushed out.
With the regulated power supply, field strength is variable from zero to about 15,500 to 16,000 gauss for normal intermittent operation of the separator – turning off the current when magnetic particles are washed out and samples are changed. Field strength is measured in the canister with no matrix material in place.
Field intensity is slightly higher when the canister is filled with stainless steel wool. At a field strength of 14 kilogauss, the stainless steel wool strands are magnetically saturated. Field strength at their collecting edges is substantially greater than background field strength. Field direction is transverse to the direction of fluid flow.
Conversion of Isodynamics or Barriers to Canister Separators
Parts can be purchased to convert either a Frantz Isodynamic Magnetic Separator (Model L-1) or a Frantz Magnetic Barrier Laboratory Separator (Model LB-1) to a Frantz Canister Separator (Model L-1CN).
L-1CN Magnetic Separator Specifications
Our L-1CN Magnetic Separators are commonly used by a wide variety of universities and companies working with both organic and inorganic nanoparticle applications (including biological systems). If you are in need of a reliable, high-performance canister magnetic separator, contact S.G. Frantz today.