Abrasive Wheels

Date(s) - 22/11/2021
All Day


Lantra Awards Technical Award in Abrasive Wheels (Bench Mounted/Hand Held Electrical/Hand Held Engine Driven)

  • Understand the nature of the hazards and identify the causes.
  • Identify and understand requirements and responsibilities under the current legislation.
  • Understand the characteristics of abrasive and their action.
  • Understand and interpret the marking system of abrasive wheels.
  • Recognise the need for careful handling of abrasive wheels and carry out visual check and ring tests (bench grinders).
  • Understand and identify what speeds should be adhered to in wheel selection.
  • Identify main components and understand their functions.
  • Mount an abrasive wheel and /or a diamond blade.
  • Understand the difference between truing and dressing a wheel, undertake dressing a wheel and identify dressers (bench grinders).
  • Adjust work rests correctly (bench grinders).
  • Use operating precautions and be aware of avoiding hazardous conditions.
  • Demonstrate their knowledge on abrasive wheels and diamond blades.
  • Carry out daily maintenance on petrol powered machines.

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