Plus Abrasive Wheels & Regulations

Duration: 1 day

(The actual duration of the course is determined by the actual number and experience of the operators – from between 4 to 5 hours approx)

Ratio: up to 6 Students :  1 Instructor

1. AIM

 To provide the theoretical and practical awareness to operate a Lumsden grinding machine.


The course will comprise of theoretical and practical instruction covering the following: –

a. Responsibilities under the Health and Safety Law

b. P.U.W.E.R.

c. L.O.L.E.R.

d. Noise at work Regs 1989

e. P.P.E. Regs 1992

f. The importance of the regulations to users and supervisors

g. Safety precautions

h. Characteristics of abrasive wheels

i. Abrasive wheel operating speeds

j. Handling, storage and examination of abrasive wheels

k. Understanding grinding machinery

l. Mounting abrasive wheels

m. Balancing abrasive wheels

n. Dressing abrasive wheels – theory only

o. Practical use of grinding machine.