All of Weiler Abrasives products are made to the strictest quality standards and specifications and are designed to provide superior work performance and safe operation when used properly.
Many manufacturers mark some safety warnings, recommendations and usage restrictions directly on the product. However, it is not always practical to include even the most limited safety information on the product itself. Therefore, the operator MUST READ and FOLLOW all instructions supplied in or on the product container as well as those marked on the product.
Weiler power brushes and abrasives conform to all key international safety standards. All operators of abrasives and power brushes must comply with these safety standards.
EN 12413 Safety requirements for Bonded abrasive products
EN 13743 Safety requirements for Coated abrasive products
EN 13236 Safety requirements for Superabrasive products
Based on all experiences of members of FEPA - Federation of European Producers (standardi EN), ABMA - American Brush Manufacturers Association Industrial Division members (ANSI B165.1), UAMA - United Abrasives Manufacturers Association’s Bonded Division (ANSI B7.1) and oSa - Organization for Safety of Abrasives requirements standards are referenced and provided solely as a public service for the guidance of the users of the members’ products. All Brush and Abrasive recommendations are not necessarily complete with respect to any particular application and common sense safety considerations should generally be followed. Any applicable federal, state, local law or regulation must be strictly adhered to and is controlling over any recommendation contained herein.
On bench grinders, tool/work rests should be used to support the work-piece during use. It should have a maximum opening of 1/8" to the product face. Only adjust the rest when the product is not in motion.
Use eye protection and safety equipment. Inspect product for rust, damage, etc. If the RPM marked on the power tool is higher than the RPM marked on the product, do not mount the product onto the tool.
Inspect and jog the machine to ensure that the product is mounted properly and securely, machine guards are in place, no vibration, etc. Run machine at operating speed for at least one minute before applying work. Do not stand in front of or in line with the product.