Abrasive Wheels

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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.

CourseModule NumberModule NamePass % Required
Abrasive Wheels1Introducing Abrasive Wheels70
Abrasive Wheels2The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel70
Abrasive Wheels3The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels70
Abrasive Wheels4Abrasive Wheel Safety70
Abrasive Wheels5Safe Speeds70
Abrasive Wheels6Other Wheel Markings70
Abrasive Wheels7Storage and Handling70
Abrasive Wheels8Checking and Testing70
Abrasive Wheels9Training and Certification70
Abrasive Wheels10Inspections70
Abrasive Wheels11Course Summary70

Recommended System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
  • Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 2Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player 10+
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration: 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).

This course is Approved by IIRSM and CPD