Aims and Objectives
To provide training in the safe mounting of Abrasive wheels and discs on grinding/cutting machines in accordance with the Provision of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.
Please note that should you require a course on Abrasive Wheels Mounting and Cutting the course content needs to be tailored to suit the type of cutting/application you are carrying out. If you require a bespoke course of this nature please feel free to contact us so that we are able to provide you with a quotation.
By the end of the course candidates will be able to:
•State the hazards that exist when using abrasive wheels and the precautions to take to overcome these hazards
•Identify different abrasive wheel codes and explain their meaning in relation to type of abrasive, grain size, hardness etc.
•Explain/demonstrate the approved method of inspection/testing of various types of abrasive wheel
•Explain the functions of named parts
•Demonstrate the correct method of mounting an abrasive wheel to a machine
No formal qualifications or experience are necessary. Literacy and language comprehension are important requirements on all courses.
•Introduction and housekeeping
•Aims and objectives
•Definition of an abrasive wheel
•Consideration for the safe use of abrasive wheels
•Abrasive wheel characteristics
•Components and their functions
•Mounting of abrasive wheels
•Truing and dressing
•Storage handling of abrasive wheels
•Multi-choice question paper
Who will benefit from this course
Anyone who is required to use or change the blade on an abrasive wheel cutter/grinder