Onze oplossingen
Atlas Copco Rental
Solutions
Verhuuraanbod
Atlas Copco Rental
Accessoires
Verhuuraanbod
Verhuuraanbod
Oliegesmeerde luchtcompressoren
Verhuuraanbod
Oliegesmeerde luchtcompressoren
Oliegesmeerde luchtcompressoren
Olievrije luchtcompressoren
Stikstofgeneratoren
Verhuuraanbod
Industrieën die door ons worden bediend
Atlas Copco Rental
Industrieën die door ons worden bediend
Industrieën die door ons worden bediend
Industrieën die door ons worden bediend
Industrieën die door ons worden bediend
Industrieën die door ons worden bediend
Compressors
Solutions
Producten
Compressors
Assortiment oplossingen voor industriële condensaatbehandeling
Producten
Assortiment oplossingen voor industriële condensaatbehandeling
Assortiment oplossingen voor industriële condensaatbehandeling
Assortiment oplossingen voor industriële condensaatbehandeling
Assortiment oplossingen voor industriële condensaatbehandeling
Process Gas and Air Equipment
Service en onderdelen
Compressors
Luchtcompressoronderdelen
Service en onderdelen
Luchtcompressoronderdelen
Luchtcompressoronderdelen
Luchtcompressoronderdelen
Luchtcompressoronderdelen
Luchtcompressoronderdelen
Maximaliseer uw energie-efficiëntie
Service en onderdelen
Maximaliseer uw energie-efficiëntie
Maximaliseer uw energie-efficiëntie
Maximaliseer uw energie-efficiëntie
Maximaliseer uw energie-efficiëntie
Compressors
Industrial Tools & Solutions
Solutions
Industries Served
Industrial Tools & Solutions
Aerospace
Industries Served
Aerospace
Aerospace
Aerospace
Aerospace
Foundries & Metal Fabrication
Original equipment manufacturer
Industries Served
Original equipment manufacturer
Original equipment manufacturer
Original equipment manufacturer
Original equipment manufacturer
Industries Served
Industries Served
Products
Industrial Tools & Solutions
Air Line Infrastructure
Products
Air Line Infrastructure
Air Line Infrastructure
Air Line Infrastructure
Hoists & Trolleys
Products
Hoists & Trolleys
Hoists & Trolleys
Material removal tools
Products
Material removal tools
Material removal tools
Material removal tools
Material removal tools
Material removal tools
Material removal tools
Service
Industrial Tools & Solutions
Atlas Copco service solutions
Service
Atlas Copco service solutions
Atlas Copco service solutions
Atlas Copco service solutions
Vacuum solutions

Safety checklist for working with grinders

This article will provide you best practice tips for using grinders.

10 september 2019

Grinders Industrial Tools & Solutions Products

We understand the importance of a safe work environment, and how training is the first step to a safe operation of any machine.

Grinding is a job that has to be taken seriously as it might pose as a threat to our health. The equipment used at work must be handled properly and the grinding situation itself has to be treated with respect. The forces involved can be a source of danger if safety aspects are overlooked. The operator should always be extra careful.

Here is the checklist that an operator should consider before starting to work:
  ✔ Check the free speed of the tool, so that it cannot rotate faster than the maximum rpm stated on the wheel
  ✔ Use a wheel guard when grinding with a grinding wheel Use the right dimension of grinding wheel, so that the grinding wheel’s rotational speed (in rpm) is not exceeded
  ✔ Check that the grinding wheel isn’t cracked or otherwise damaged
  ✔ Check that the right flanges are used, they’re attached properly, and are smooth with no trace of burr or flash
  ✔ Use personal protective clothing or other safety equipment provided like goggles, ear protectors, gloves, helmets, masks, etc.
  ✔ Test run in a safe enclosed area, e.g., beneath the workbench
  ✔ Ensure tool maintenance is performed regularly
  ✔ Always consult national and international standards and regulations on safety

Always remember prevention is better than cure. Taking careful preventive measures can help you avert accidents at work.


Read more about grinding and safety measures here.

Grinding guide