Remove cured asbestos disk brake pads from metal die plates.
What does a Disc-Pad Knockout Worker do?
Removes cured asbestos disk brake pads from metal die plates, using knockout device: Positions die plate on roller-type conveyor, removes lid from plate, and scrapes asbestos residue from lid, using putty knife. Pushes plate onto revolving tray and pulls lever to flip plate over to facilitate knockout of disk pads. Presses button to activate knockout device that forces metal rods into wells of die plate to punch pads from plate. Pushes empty plate along conveyor for subsequent re-use in heat-treating process.