Herb grinders are of various sizes; in the market, you will find the two, three and the five piece grinders. In order to end up acquiring a cool weed grinder, one has to consider the quality of herb they will be working with and the texture of the final product they desire. For instance, if you own a four-piece herb grinder, the chances of you grinding herbs, and Spice into various particles is high. The material will experience some sort of pre-grinding in the first compartments and they move to the second compartment via the base of the first compartment. The Second compartment is separated from the last chamber by a mesh that permits entry of very fine particles, thus this is an ideal option for collection of pollen.
Before you opt to purchase any herb grinder of your choice, it is important that you consider its ease of use. There are two types of herb grinders in the market, the electrically powered option and the manual option, which is also known as the hand cranks. The electrical option could either be powered when plugged into an electrical outlet or by using batteries. The manual option just as the name implies is operated by manually turning a crank that is similar in appearance to a fishing reel. It is quite evident that the electrical option is a lot easier to use than the manual option since by just pushing a button your herb grinder gets to work.
On concluding on what choice of the cool weed grinder that you will be acquiring, the next factor to consider is the cleaning your grinder. During cleaning, you will have to disassemble the unit so as particles that are trapped within can be removed by using a small plastic scraper that comes with the grinder or by using a q-tip.
There are plastic grinders in the market that are dishwasher free and they seem to be easily cleaned in that form. When working with either an aluminum or metal herb grinder, you can clean it by first of all filling an air tight container with 90% isopropyl alcohol, then have the container placed inside the container, allow the particles to soak for about 15 minutes, then shake the container to shake off the other particles.