Feed equipment that break up cakes of dehydrated nitrocellulose.
What does a Block Breaker Operator do?
Feeds equipment that breaks up cakes of dehydrated nitrocellulose to facilitate subsequent mixing and packing processes: Feeds nitrocellulose cakes into hopper of electrically powered cylinder fitted with spikes that break up cakes. Removes nitrocellulose for further processing and packing. May monitor scale to determine when specified amount of smokeless powder is expelled from machine into tub and to turn lever to stop machine.