Oven-Press Tender II

Tend hot presses that harden asbestos disk pads for use as brake linings.

What does an Oven-Press Tender II do?

Tends hot press that hardens asbestos disk pads for use as brake linings: Pushes metal die plates filled with asbestos disk pads onto feed elevator of machine. Presses buttons to open press, move die plates from elevator into press, and close press. Observes timer lights, dials, and pressure gauges on control panel of machine to determine end of press cycle. Presses buttons at end of cycle to simultaneously open press and move cured disk pads from press onto discharge elevator. Pushes die plates from elevator onto roller-type conveyor, using metal rake.