Abrasive Wheels

Abrasive Wheels

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CPD Units: 3
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.


100 minutes

Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions

Module Number Module Name Pass Required
1 Introducing Abrasive Wheels 70%
2 The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel 70%
3 The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels 70%
4 Abrasive Wheel Safety 70%
5 Safe Speeds 70%
6 Other Wheel Markings 70%
7 Storage and Handling 70%
8 Checking and Testing 70%
9 Training and Certification 70%
10 Inspections 70%
11 Course Summary 70%
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