Composites Awareness

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Course Overview
The course will provide delegates with a general overview of working in a composites environment and awareness of composites material types, processes and applications as used by others.

Delivery Style
Classroom and workshop demonstration  

Who should attend?
This course is aimed at delegates new to composites in a business support role, at all levels of the business. No previous experience or knowledge of composites / engineering is required.  For delegates with previous knowledge we advise attending our Introduction to Composite Materials, Properties and Processes.  

Objectives & Aims
To provide a basic understanding of the principles of composites materials and manufacture.

1 day

Course Content:

  • History of composites materials
  • Awareness of resins and fibres currently available
  • Strength and stiffness - how composites products usually have both
  • Composite manufacturing techniques
  • Awareness of composites materials and products types
  • Environmental conditions required for the manufacture of composites materials
  • How to avoid Health and Safety problems and deal with the effects
  • Advantages and disadvantages of manufacturing and using composite materials
  • Prepreg and vacuum bag workshop demonstration
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