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General Safety Training - Abrasive Wheels - AB1
Aims & Objectives To provide a safe working practice in the use and understanding of abrasive wheels.
Suitability The course is suitable for anyone who as part of their job has
To work or come into contact with abrasive wheels.
Duration 1/2 Day
Dates Call 0800 783 0757 for Details
Numbers Maximum of 15 students per course
  • If delivering course at clients location a classroom facility with power source is required.
  • Legal requirement for training.
  • Record of training
  • Risk assessment
  • Hazards in the use of abrasive wheels
  • Protective equipment
  • Definition of a grinding wheel
  • How does it work?
  • Abrasive types
  • Bond types
  • Marking system
  • Typical specifications
  • Diamond blades
  • Receipt
  • Handling
  • Storage
  • Testing and inspection
  • Blotting paper washers
  • Flanges and wheel surface condition
  • Speeds of abrasive wheels
  • Wheel balancing
  • Maximum operating speed
  • Speed of spindles
  • Machine controls
  • Provision of guards
  • Work-rests
  • Condition of floors
Notes Comprehensive notes will be given to all students who attend the course. 
Certification On satisfactory completion of the course a certificate of competance will be issued that will be valid for three years.

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