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Groover

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Summary

Tend machines that cut ventilating grooves in asbestos brake linings.

What does a Groover do?

Tends machine that cuts ventilating grooves in asbestos brake linings: Positions tension rollers and guides on machine according to size of brake linings specified on work order, using handcrank, measuring scale, and screwdriver. Turns handwheel to position abrasive grooving wheel for specified depth of cut. Pushes button to start machine and feeds lining into machine and observes lining for surface or grooving defects. Measures depth, width, and position of groove, using template, and adjusts machine as required. Discards linings not meeting specifications and places acceptable linings in rack. Records production data on work order.

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