1928-08-19 Koch brake linings
ItELINIlVa THE BRAKES When automobile brake linings were applied applied with split rivets by hand as in former days, it was necessary to ad-Just ad-Just ad-Just the bands to a point where they would stop the car and then burn them by several hundred miles of running in service. Then it was necessary necessary for car owners to return to the service station for a second adjustment. adjustment. Today this is changed, G. Earl Koch, manager of the Auto Brake Service Company, says. Brake linings linings now are applied with tubular brass or aluminum rivets, countersunk countersunk into the lining, which ia "burned in" by the mechanic who installs installs the Job and when the car leaves the station it is not necessary to return for an adjustment until the car has traveled several thousand miles and the band has become worn through ordinary service.