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Abrasive Wheels (Approved by CPD and IIRSM)

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.

Course Overview

  • Duration

    100 mins
  • Approved by

    CPD, IIRSM
  • Number of lessons

    11
  • Cost

    £12.5

Module Overview

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Abrasive Wheels1Introducing Abrasive Wheels70
Abrasive Wheels2 The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel
70
Abrasive Wheels3 The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels
70
Abrasive Wheels4 Abrasive Wheel Safety
70
Abrasive Wheels5 
Safe Speeds
70
Abrasive Wheels6 
Other Wheel Markings
70
Abrasive Wheels7 
Storage and Handling
70
Abrasive Wheels8 
Checking and Testing
70
Abrasive Wheels9 
Training and Certification
70
Abrasive Wheels10 
Inspections
70
Abrasive Wheels11 
Course Summary
70