if this may apply to your grinder(s), make sure that you read the entire thing on osha.gov. safety information grinding wheels are safe use but don't abuse. do.
abrasive wheels shall be used only on machines provided with safety guards as wheel periphery and sides for safety guards used on other portable grindingGet Price
abrasive wheel grinder checklist. ____ is the work rest used and kept adjusted to within 1/8 inch of the wheel? ____ is the adjustable tongue on the top side ofGet Price
the maximum angular exposure of the grinding wheel periphery and sides for safety guards used on cylindrical grinding machines shall not exceed 180 deg. this exposure shall begin at a point not more than 65 deg. above the horizontal plane of the wheel spindle.Get Price
eye injuries are another serious hazard with abrasive wheel grinders. the grinding operation can loosen chips or particles that can fly into the eye. on rare occasions, excessive speed can make an abrasive wheel disintegrate, which could send pieces of metal flying through the work area—and into your eyes.Get Price
an abrasive wheel grinder can be found in most maintenance shops and in some cases in manufacturing. grinders can be either pedestal or bench mounted, orGet Price
some abrasive wheels operate at several thousand revolutions per minute. if a grinding wheel shatters while it is turning, the fragments from the wheel assemblyGet Price
a worker steps up to an abrasive wheel grinder and places a piece of metal against the wheel's spinning surface. but because the machine was not adjustedGet Price