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  • 1) Tends machines and equipment that prepare and blend dry and liquid chemicals to produce flammable mixtures of specified composition for igniter, subigniter, and tracer powders used in tracer bullets: Weighs and measures amounts of ingredients in pounds, ounces, and drams, according to chart, using bench scale and beakers.

  • 2) Tends remote-controlled tumbling barrels to blend chemicals, adding ingredients in designated sequence at timed intervals; steam-heated oven to dry ingredients; and remote-controlled ball mill to pulverize dried ingredients, adding required number of rubber balls to achieve prescribed degree of pulverization.

  • 3) Sifts powder through silk screen by hand.

  • 4) Pours finished mixes into rubber pouches, marks with identifying data, and carries them to storage magazines.

  • 5) Brushes, washes, and hoses equipment and premises to prevent dangerous accumulation of powder.




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Job Number: 11355