Introduction to Composite Materials, Properties and Processes



This course introduces delegates to the constituents of composites materials, including reinforcements, resins, core structures and ancillary materials. These are looked at in the context of their typical applications and the manufacturing processes used.

COURSE LEVEL: Beginner/Novice


PRICE: £300 plus VAT at current rate

Delegates gain an understanding of the basic properties of composite material components and the combined properties of resins and reinforcements.
The course is aimed at individuals who are new to the composites industry or in entry level roles within the industry, as well as personnel who are looking for a broader composites understanding.
Classroom based.

Course Content

• Awareness of composites material types, properties & processes
• Applications for composites materials
• Understanding of generic Health and Safety precautions when working with composites materials.
• Sources of damage and contamination
• Awareness of necessary precautions
• Environmental conditions required for the manufacture of composites materials
• Terminology used in the composites Industry
• Range of composites materials
• Basic principles of polymer resin chemistry
• Reinforcement properties
• Fabrics and resins – types and applications
• Core types and application
• Release agents and sealers
• Introduction to common consumables.

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