The course has been designed to give candidates the knowledge and understanding required to change, mount and dress abrasive wheels. You’ll understand the safe use, handling, storage and mounting of all types and classes of abrasive wheels (pedestal and hand-held grinders).
At the end of the course you will be able to:
•Understand all aspects of abrasive wheels technology
•Calculate maximum operating and peripheral speeds of abrasive wheels
•State the minimum mandatory safety requirements relating to the use, changing and mounting of each class of abrasive wheel
•Demonstrate competently and safely the changing, mounting and dressing of abrasive wheels
•Legislation and regulatory requirements
•Approved advisory literature
•Hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels
•Methods of marking wheels as to type and speed
•Methods of storage and handling
•The function of all components used
•The correct balancing of an abrasive wheel
•The correct dressing of an abrasive wheel
•Adjustment of the rest and guards of fixed machines
Delivery will be a combination of classroom tuition and practical hands-on use of abrasive wheel.