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Abrasive Wheels Training Course.

5th December 2023 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm



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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.

Course topics include:

  • Legislation related to abrasive wheels.
  • The employers and employee’s duty of care
  • Accidents involving abrasive wheels
  • Types of abrasive wheels
  • Information and identification inscribed on abrasive wheels
  • Handling & Storage of abrasive wheels
  • Components of abrasive wheels. Changing discs and components.
  • Dressing & trueing of abrasive wheels

Ideally, those attending this Abrasive Wheels Course should have a good command of English both oral and written as students must complete a written exam and demonstrate the safe use of equipment for certification to be issued.

Course duration 4 hrs.

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5th December 2023
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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The Seamanship Centre
Killybegs Harbour
Killybegs, Donegal F94 V8WH Ireland
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Richard Timony
+353 (0) 86 893 7225