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Module 1 - Composite Materials, Fabrication and Damage Repair

This course provides an exceptional and broad overview of the essential knowledge of composite materials and the processes involved in manufacture and repair of structures. “Hands-on” projects involve the use of glass, aramid ( Kevlar™ ), and carbon fibers combined with high strength epoxy resin systems.

Topics covered in this 5-day course include:

  • History, trends, and recent developments in composite materials for Aero/Auto/Marine/etc.
  • The science behind composite materials; resin ( matrix ) systems, single & hybrid fiber reinforcements and core materials
  • Composites design, the basic ( essential ) theory of composites structures design
  • Health and Safety; handling and disposing of substances, composite shop requirements
  • Structural repair techniques / procedures and quality assurance on structural repairs
  • Material handling – required shop practices – environment, cutting, grinding, sanding etc.
  • Vacuum bagging and curing processes for “wet-layup” localized repairs

Prerequisites
Prior composites experience or training is not required.

Note: In compliance with the Province of Ontario Private Career Colleges Act 2005, ACT can only accept trainee registration and payment through third party contract. Please contact us for further details.


Accreditation
CCAA – this is a Canadian Council for Aviation and Aerospace Accredited Course
FAA – Federal Aviation Administration acceptable towards Inspection Authorization IA Renewal Training

*Register for any of our back-to-back Module 1 & Module 2 courses to take advantage of our Combination Registration Discount! See our “Rebates & Rewards” page for details.

Dates Location USD$ Status Register
Sep 25 - Sep 29, 2017 London, ON 2049 Open
Nov 13 - Nov 17, 2017 London, ON 2049 Open
Dec 11 - Dec 15, 2017 London, ON 2049 Open