An abrasive wheel is usually defined as a wheel consisting of abrasive particles bonded together with various substances.

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.

The course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, Storage and handling and more.

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No Duration | £35.00 Ex VAT
Abrasive wheels course

This course is for anyone who works with, is involved in the selection, inspection and use of abrasive wheels in the workplace.

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This course is IIRSM & CPD approved

Download a free copy of HSE’s Safety in the use of abrasive wheels