There are a wide range of tools and processes that use abrasive wheels and ensuring these are used correctly and safely is of paramount importance. Applications range from hand grinding to disc cutting. They can be used at all stages of a work process, for making preliminary cuts and scores in materials, or for fine polishing and finishing.
Different wheels will have different properties and characteristics suitable for particular tasks. They also have different weaknesses and can pose different risks and hazards in handling and use. For this reason, it’s important, that you always select the right abrasive wheel for the job and use it with the right machinery.
This course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, Storage and handling and much more.
- Abrasive Wheels
Approved by IIRSM & CPD
Duration 100 mins*
Each module is followed by a short set of questions
An opportunity is provided to revisit sections of the module before answers are finalised
Users can save their progress if unable to complete the course in one sitting
Course can be completed at the delegates pace
A certificate is generated automatically at the end of the course for you to save or print
Three attempts to answer the correct question within a module
Managers can monitor the account of each individual user and monitor their progress
- Abrasive Wheels
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We provide two licensing options. A “Pay as you go” single licence purchase option or the Universal Licence option that provides flexible, multiple course pricing.
Single Licence – £28.00
Universal Licence – Please click for pricing
This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels (bench grinders, angle grinders, etc), or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work.
1 Introducing Abrasive Wheels
2 The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel
3 The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels
4 Abrasive Wheel Safety
5 Safe Speeds
6 Other Wheel Markings
7 Storage and Handling
8 Checking and Testing
9 Training and Certification
11 Course Summary
You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission. You will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 70%.