Catridge Disfiguring Machine


SECURE - Cartridge Disfiguring Machine (CDM)  is designed to disfigure the Empty Fired Cartridges (EFC's) of 5.56 mm to 12.7-mm caliber.

  • The Machine is driven with the three phase 440 Volts. Standard motor (Crompton Greeves) 10 H.P. A starter is provided on the electric panel, having voltage and current measurement facility on its respective meters and indicators.

  • The machine is capable of disfiguring 2 to 5 tons Empty Fired Cartridge per 8 hours.
    Machine can be installed anywhere even without the RCC Foundation Base.

  • The Shock Mounts are supplied with the Machine.

  • Machine has two Rollers made out of steel, hardened and tempered, with specially designed crossed helix on both the rollers to ensure 100% disfiguring of the cartridges with shearing force, once it is passed through them.

  • Both the rollers are engaged with gear system for maximum adjusting mechanism and proper gear matching.

  • Flywheel is also provided on the driving shaft to ensure smooth and regular running of machine without being effected by fluctuation in load and power supply.

  • An all-round protection of the crushing Zone has been provided to eliminate any splinter coming out due to accidental explosion of live .22 cap or misfired round, during disfiguring process.

  • An automatic vibrating Hooper with channels have been provided to ensure regular and proper feeding of the Cartridge cases in to the machine. Also a fully covered outlet has been provided to ensure prevention of scattering of disfigured cartridges so that it is collected in a proper receiver.


  • The design and operation of the machine is simple and user friendly, which can be operated by any unskilled person with a training of few hours.

  • The maintenance and upkeep of the machine is also very easy, which can be undertaken by any local workshop.

  • A complete tool-kit required for minor adjustment is provided with the machine.




(a) Overal Weight  Approx. 1600 mm
(b) Overal Weight  Approx. 1300 mm
(a) Overal Height  Approx. 1700 mm
(a) Overal Weight  Approx. 1.25 Ton
(b) Overal Roller  Approx. 100 Kg.
(c) 3 Phase  Electric Motor  Approx. 110 Kg.
(a) Make Crompton Greaves
(b) Power Supply 3 phase, 440 Volts 50 Hz.
(C) Amperage 15.6 Amp.
(d) RPM 960 RPM