Under current legislation, all employees who are involved with the use of Abrasive Wheels are required to have received suitable and sufficient training, and be authorised in writing to operate such machinery.
- Staff brought up to date with current working practices and legislation
- Ensuring that you comply with legislation
- Reduce the risk of wheels bursting, causing possible injury
- Reduction in risk of injuries to staff
Course administration, aims and objectives.
Legislation and Guidance
Hazards arising from use. Accident causation and costs. The Requirements of the Regulations. Advisory Literature
Discussion concerning materials (hard & soft), materials to be removed, work piece geometry, machine types, speed and feeds, wet or dry operating conditions and dressing methods.
Methods of storage, handling and Transporting Wheels. Discussion concerning the effects of atmospheric working conditions, protection from shock loading, cushioning between wheels, support from bending and distortion, and shock rotation.
Discussion on wheel size, shape, function, and fixing methods.
Methods of Marking as to Type and Speed. Discussion on British Standards marking system, BS4481, denoting abrasive type, grain, grade or hardness and bond type.
Methods of Testing and Inspection for Damage
Function of all components and the correct Method of Mounting and Balancing.
Methods of Dressing an Abrasive wheel
The Adjustment of the Rest
Practical sessions on the procedures to be followed when mounting abrasive wheels on to various types of machines.
End of course forum, question and answer session
|Max. Number to an Instructor:
4 hours per session