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Tetryl Screen Operator

Tend shaker screens to remove lumps from dried tetryl explosives.

What does a Tetryl Screen Operator do?

Tends shaker screen to remove lumps from dried tetryl explosive: Transfers trays of dried tetryl to screening area, using handtruck. Starts motor that activates shaker screen to separate tetryl powder from lumps. Dumps tetryl from trays into feed hopper of screen. Lines catch boxes with wax paper, and positions boxes beneath discharge spout of screen to receive screened tetryl powder. Weighs filled boxes and stacks on handtruck for transfer to storage. Carries containers of tetryl lumps to distillation equipment for reprocessing.