Safety in the Use of Abrasive Wheels


  • Hazard awareness           
  • Regulation familiarity
  • Standard wheel shapes
  • Wheel characteristics
  • Standard marking system
  • Wheel selection
  • Function and correct method of assembling all components
  • Machine spindle and wheel speeds
  • Trueing and dressing of wheel
  • Adjustment of work rest
  • Safety precautions prior to starting
  • Wheel mounting examples
  • Wheel balancing


After attending the course, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an awareness of safe systems of work in grinding operations
  • Assess grinding wheel condition
  • Carry out grinding wheel removal and fitting
  • Carry out dressing and trueing of wheels

Carry out balancing of precision grinding wheels