The Pulverizer works in much the same way as a Macerator from Industrial Craft 2, but it uses Minecraft Joules instead of EU to pulverize things into a powder. It will also work noticeably faster than the Macerator, but slower than a Rotary Macerator.

It will turn one block of ore into two pulverized ore. They can then be smelted into ingots, effectively doubling your mining profit.

Unlike the Macerator, the Pulverizer has a chance to sometimes produce a byproduct in the Secondary Output slot. The energy cost for each operation will vary depending on which material is being processed, also unlike the Macerator.

The pulverized items are interchangeable with the dusts from IndustrialCraft 2.

The Pulverizer takes a Buildcraft or Thermal Expansion engine to operate, rather than IndustrialCraft 2 cables.

NOTE: Works with logistic pipes by using the configuration tab.


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Copper Ingot (Thermal Expansion)


Machine Frame

Redstone Reception Coil


Copper Ingot (Thermal Expansion)


Video Tutorial

Items usable with the Pulverizer

Input Output Secondary Output Secondary % MJ Cost
Stone Cobblestone 320
Cobblestone Sand Gravel 10 320
Gravel Flint 320
Glass Sand 320
Sandstone Sand x2 10 320
Obsidian Pulverized Obsidian 800
Netherrack Cobblestone Sulfur 20 320
Wood Wood Chips 160
Sugar Cane Sugar x2 80
Bone Bone Meal x6 160
Blaze Rod Blaze Powder x4 Sulfur 50 160
Lapis Lazuli Ore Lapis Lazuli x8 240
Redstone Ore Redstone x8 240
Coal Ore Coal 160
Diamond Ore Diamond 80
Glowstone Glowstone Dust x4 80
Any Metal Ore Metal Ore Dust x2 Varies 5-10 400


Pulverizer GUI

Energy & Configuration


In the configuration tab you can set up the input/output faces. The front cannot be an output.


Like all Thermal Expansion machines, attaching a Redstone Pipe to an output will delay the output, slowing down the machine.

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