composite repair

Composite Courses

The course will cover:

Health, safety and handling
Dust control and equipment use
Repair equipment focused upon room cure and elevated heat using hot bonder, Inferred amps and special tooling requirements
Preparing a part ready for damage method using various cure methods
Damage events and assessment methods
Repair processing equipment and materials
Cosmetic and gel coat repairs
Carrying out repairs to a multi layered laminate
Carrying out repairs to laminate with a core structure
Repair double sided repair with/without a core
Introduction to repair options available and implement preparation of a more complex repair of a curved item
Demonstration of NDT methods and simple testing of repairs

Course Title: Composite Repair Basics
Course Code: 005
Duration: 5 Days
Fees: £890.00 + VAT at standard rate
Course structure: 30% theory, 70% practical
Prior learning (Pre requisite): 001 Introduction to Composites or 002 Wet layup and Moulding with Pre Pregs.

This composite repair course is aimed at repair technicians, supervisors, engineers, designers, and managers who need an understanding of the composite repair process.

This introduction to composite repairs course focuses on the identification of failure methods and the practical application of implementing repairs using the correct method for the repair. Coverage includes repair preparation consideration of laminate orientation, lay-up and resin selection and application. This is presented along with the use of vacuum bagging, the need for extraction and the tooling requirements for effective repairs. Each delegate will get the opportunity to practice the techniques demonstrated on different repairs. The course will implement an appropriate composite repair regime linked to the correct usage of repair materials, processes and associated repair.