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Abrasive Wheels

1 day
Part Time
City & Guilds
TTE Technical (UK) Ltd
Engineering student and tutor

Course overview

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

Course Content:
•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.

Course Fee:

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need to achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.