Course overview

Ah, Robot Wars! The hit TV show where contestants build robots using everyday objects and then make them fight to the death! When it comes to weapons, these things are vicious. But what if you work with these tools every day? Abrasive wheels are incredibly useful but also very dangerous when used incorrectly. There are many types of abrasive wheel to suit a wide range of applications, so it’s important to know what to look out for, and how to use and handle them safely.

Learning objectives:

  • Demonstrate what are abrasive wheels?
  • Recognise the dangers of using abrasive wheels
  • How to use abrasive wheels safely
  • How to mount abrasive wheels
  • Demonstrate the correct operation of abrasive wheels

Course resources

Complete the eModule to gain your certificate (subscription required).