Abrasive Wheels Fixed & Portable

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Address:Lodgemore Lane, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3EQ

Duration:½ – 1 Day (depending on type of machines or training on just one or both machines)

Date:12/11/2021 - 12/11/2021

Timings:8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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" The instructor explained everything perfectly. 10/10. "

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" Very well conducted, easily understandable with good practical experience. 10/10. "

Alan Dick Communications

" An excellent and very helpful course. The visual aids, hand outs and the instructor were all excellent. 10/10. "

Alan Dick Communications

" All the topics covered were very helpful to me and my colleagues. Thank-you for the instruction. 10/10. "

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RY – K Yateman & Sons Ltd
  • Price:£99.00 + VAT
  • Spaces Available:Limited Spaces
  • Duration:½ – 1 Day (depending on type of machines or training on just one or both machines)
  • Dates:12/11/2021 - 12/11/2021
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This training course is designed for personnel who need setup, use, change abrasive and cutting wheels/discs on fixed and portable grinding machines


To provide training to ensure the correct selection, mounting, maintenance and use of abrasive and cutting wheels/discs on fixed or portable grinding machines. On completion of training course, candidates should have a robust understanding of the types of abrasive wheels and discs in their workplace. The techniques required to inspect maintain and replace abrasive wheels/discs.


Introduction, Aim and Objectives
  • Duties and responsibilities of stakeholders
  • Applying MindSafety to operations
  • Use of the REACTEC HAVmeter (or equivalent, as issued)
  • Hazards and risks associated with grinding operations
  • The working environment and local exhaust ventilation
  • Personal protective equipment requirements
  • Types and design of abrasive wheels
  • Factors Influencing the Selection of Grinding Wheels
  • Methods of Inspection, including Visual & Ring Checks
  • In-service maintenance of abrasive wheels
  • Wheel Selection/Mounting/Dressing/Truing/Balancing
  • Storing and handling of abrasive wheels
  • Calculation of wheel speeds
  • Wheel/Disc mounting sequence, safe procedure
  • Tool rest/guard adjustment
  • Safety devices, including guards e-stops and isolation requirements
  • Refuelling two stroke machines (If applicable)
  • Safety with electrical trailing leads
  • Procedures for starting the disc cutter/grinder (if applicable)
  • Basic grinding and cutting techniques