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Practical training. Course content.

Course content:


Module 1. Introduction.

Risk assessment. What are the risks?

Hazards and dangers in the use of abrasive wheels and discs.

Personal protective equipment. The right type for the job!


Module 2. Practical demonstration and instruction followed by delegate participation in the correct mounting of abrasive wheels/discs on the following equipment where appropriate:


Portable angle grinders.

Bench grinder.

Chop saw.


Module 3. Practical demonstration of grinding, cutting and sanding techniques when using 'Module 2' machinery on the following work-piece materials:


Mild steel.

Stainless steel.


Composite materials.


Module 4. Practical demonstration of the benefits of grinding, cutting and sanding when using the correct abrasive products from a choice of:


Over 5 different types of abrasive grain.

Over 10 different backings or bond.

Over 20 grit sizes.

Various shapes and dimensions.

All to achieve the desired finish, stock removal or speed of process.


Module 5. Delegates, under supervision, will have the opportunity of working with the following abrasive products on various work-pieces and machines where appropriate:


Cutting/grinding discs.

Grinding wheels (including dressing).

Spiral bands.

Sanding discs.

Flap discs and wheels.

Surface conditioning discs.


Each module is variable and based on your aims and objectives and the requirements of your workforce. If you would like to discuss this further please contact your training adviser, Michelle, on 0800 027 1928 or 01945 585500 or email or complete the contact form below.







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