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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.

 

Accreditation
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.



*NOTE: Evening Module 1 Courses will be offered from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST Mondays through Fridays. Weekend courses will take place from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm on two successive Saturdays and Sundays.

Dates Location USD$ Status Register
Jan 13 - Jan 17, 2020 London, ON 1979 Open
Feb 24 - Feb 28, 2020 London, ON 1979 Open
Apr 18 - Apr 19, 2020 &
Apr 25 - Apr 26, 2020
London, ON 1979 Open - Weekends
Apr 20 - Apr 24, 2020 London, ON 1979 Open
May 23 - May 24, 2020 &
May 30 - May 31, 2020
London, ON 1979 Open - Weekends
Jun 15 - Jun 19, 2020 London, ON 1979 Open