Automobile Brakes Bonder

Tend machines that apply adhesives and bond asbestos linings to brakeshoes.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Automobile Brakes Bonders do?

Tends machines that apply adhesive and bond asbestos lining to automobile brakeshoes for installation by BRAKE REPAIRER: Selects stock lining to fit brakeshoes removed from vehicle. Feeds lining between rollers of machine that applies bonding adhesive. Secures brakeshoes in bonding press after adhesive has set. Positions coated lining on shoe and locks press. Moves lever to activate press that heats and bonds lining to shoe and automatically releases after specified time. Removes bonded shoe from press, using asbestos gloves. May rivet linings to brakeshoes and be designated Riveter, Automobile Brakes.

Should I be an Automobile Brakes Bonder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Automobile Brake Bonder, Bonder, Automobile Brakes, Riveter, Automobile Brakes

    How to Become an
    Automobile Brakes Bonder

    Most Automobile Brakes Bonders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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