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Abrasive Wheels Training

Power driven disc cutters are an example of an abrasive wheel tool. This must be handled with care. Training supplied by Mc Nulty Training and Safety Solutions, Donegal, Ireland

Abrasive Wheels Definition

A wheel or disc that consists of abrasive particles held together by mineral, metallic or organic bonds which is intended to be power driven and is for use in any grinding and cutting operation e.g. concrete saws (con saws), angle grinders, bench grinders and disc cutters.

Course Aim

To provide information and practical instruction to enable each participant to securely mount and test run abrasive wheels using safe work methods including hazards arising from the use and precautions to be observed.

Course Content

  • Abrasive Wheels Legislation
  • Hazards associated with Mounting and Operating Abrasive Wheels
  • Wheel Types/Standard Marking System
  • Function of Blotters/Flanges
  • Proper use of protective guards
  • Inspection and testing/correct storage of Abrasive Wheels
  • Dressing an Abrasive Wheel
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Pre operation checks
  • Mounting of Abrasive Wheels
  • Test running Abrasive Wheels
Disc Cutter - safe use of this is extremely important. Training provided by Mc Nulty Training and Safety Solutions, Donegal, Ireland

(PPE) Personal Protective Equipment Required

  • Safety Boots
  • Protective Clothing
  • Safety Gloves
  • Safety Goggles
  • Ear Protectors

Method of Training

The power point presentation is delivered in a classroom situation with practical demonstrations using angle grinders, bench grinder, petrol driven cut off saw and various different types of abrasive wheels. A practical work area is required to allow each participant to test run the equipment.


Participants will be required to complete a questionnaire & practical demonstration including mounting of
abrasive wheels and test running abrasive wheel equipment.

Assessment forms are used to record each individual's performance.

Delegates: Maximum 12 participants

Course Duration: 1 Day

Certification: On successful completion of this course, Mc Nulty Training & Safety Solutions certificate will be issued.

Contact us today with your Abrasive Wheels Training course requirements for businesses throughout counties Donegal, Sligo, Mayo & Leitrim, Ireland.