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Rock Splitter

Split rough dimension stones into smaller units, such as ashlar or rubble.

What does a Rock Splitter do?

Splits rough dimension stone into smaller units, such as paving blocks, ashlar, or rubble, using airhammer, wedges, and shims: Scans stone to determine rift and grain lines of splitting, usually at right angles to each other. Chips rough edges from stone, using chipping hammer. May be designated according to product made as Paving-Block Cutter II. May split rough slabs of slat into sheets for use as coping, flooring, and roofing and be designated Slate Splitter.