Abrasive Wheels

Approved by IIRSM and CPD, this course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work. 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.


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Abrasive Wheels


Introducing Abrasive Wheels

Abrasive Wheels


The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel

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The Dangers of Abrasive Wheel

Abrasive Wheels


Abrasive Wheel Safety

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Safe Speeds

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Other Wheel Markings

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Storage and Handling

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Checking and Testing

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Training and Certification

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Abrasive Wheels


Course Summary


Duration: 100 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Cost: £20 per licence. Upon successful completion of this course the participant will receive a certificate.