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Advanced training for operators of surface grinders, internal grinders and cylindrical grinders
Duration: 7 hours
Aim and objective:
The advanced course is designed for operators that work with surface grinders, internal grinders, cylindrical grinders or other precision grinding equipment that require training in balancing, dressing techniques and a greater understanding of the modern abrasive process. On completion delegates will have had training in the safe and efficient use of abrasive wheels in line with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER 1998). All delegates will have access to post tutorial support from our freephone help-line.
Who should attend:
Ideal for delegates working with the machines mentioned, that require training in the safe use of abrasive wheels. Suitable for delegates working in engineering workshops and tool-rooms, aerospace and automotive manufacturing, school and university research and maintenance departments.
On your premises.
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Introduction to the abrasive wheel regulations (PUWER 98)
Legal requirement for training.
Hazards and dangers in the use of abrasive wheels.
Personal protective equipment.
Definition and analysis of abrasive wheels
Definition of an abrasive wheel.
How an abrasive wheel works.
Abrasive and bond types.
Abrasive wheel marking system.
Typical abrasive wheel specifications and improvements to the grinding and cutting process.
Speeds of abrasive wheels.
Receipt, handling, storage and inspection of abrasive wheels
Handling prior to use.
Inspection, examination and testing.
Machines and work areas
The importance of machine maintenance.
Examination and correct use of flanges, guards and work-rests.
Condition of spindles and bearings.
Maximum operating surface speed. Speed of spindles.
Condition of floors and work area. Protection for third parties.
Practical training and assessment in the mounting of abrasive wheels
Inspection of the machine and work area.
Analysis of the grinding/cutting process.
Personal protective equipment assessment.
Correct procedures for removing and mounting abrasive wheels.
Wheel balancing and truing.
Dressing and conditioning of wheels.
Advanced dressing procedures.
Assessment of delegates practical ability in the mounting of abrasive wheels.
Practical demonstration of grinding and cutting techniques.
An assessment report by the trainer on the suitability, storage, location and safety standard of the following: