Screen and dry nitrocellulose to prepare it for use in making dynamites.
What does a Nitrocellulose Operator do?
Screens and dries nitrocellulose to prepare it for use in making dynamite: Shovels nitrocellulose from drum onto nonsparking screen, using wooden shovel. Rubs nitrocellulose through screen by hand to remove foreign material. Spreads screened material on trays and places trays in drying chamber. Starts blower and tests drying material periodically, using moisture meter, to ensure that moisture content of nitrocellulose meets specifications. Scrapes dried material into fiber drums for delivery to dynamite mix house.