Safe Use of Abrasive Wheels – Fixed – £99.00 + VAT per candidate

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Date(s) - 20/05/2020
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Lodgemore Training Centre

Who is it for?

This training course is designed for personnel who need setup, use, change abrasive and cutting wheels/discs on fixed grinding machines

Aim and Objectives:

To provide training to ensure the correct selection, mounting, maintenance and use of abrasive and cutting wheels/discs on fixed 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.

Course Content:

• Introduction, Aim and Objectives

• Duties and responsibilities of stakeholders

• Applying MindSafety to operations

• 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

• Procedures for starting the disc cutter/grinder (if applicable)

• Basic grinding techniques

Duration: 1 Day


Bookings are closed for this course.