Introduction to Resin Infusion Techniques

Upcoming dates:

8th & 9th November 2017 - Bookings Closed

20th & 21st February 2018 - Register your interest here

27th & 28th June 2018 - Register your interest here

For further information please complete a training enquiry form or contact training@nccuk.com

If you have a minimum of 6 delegates and the current planned schedule does not meet your business needs we may be able to set up another course date for you.

Overview
This course is designed to give a theoretical and practical introduction into the manufacture of composite components using resin infusion processes. The course will cover many aspects of the infusion process including mould preparation, handling and cutting fabrics, vac bagging procedures and consumables used during manufacture. Good workshop practice and relevant health and safety issues will be embedded throughout the course.

Delivery Style
Classroom and Workshop based

Who should attend?
Operatives, technicians and engineers with a basic knowledge of composite materials and processes that are new to the resin infusion process. We recommend attending Introduction to Composite Materials, Properties and Processes as a prerequisite to attending this course. 

Objectives & Aims
Delegates will understand how resin infusion processes are carried out in a realistic work environment and produce three components, covering aspects of modern resin infusion. Gain the knowledge and practical skills to prepare materials and tooling, lay down fibres onto tools, complete a vacuum bag and choose a suitable resin infusion lay out, as well as technical knowledge to carry out trimming and finishing of components using pneumatic and hand tools.

Duration
2 Days

Course Content:
Day 1

  • Review of composite materials and processes
  • Vacuum bagging procedures used in resin infusion
  • Mould preparation
  • Handling and cutting dry fabrics
  • Practical vacuum bagging
  • Completing a linear resin infusion.

Day 2

  • Application of surface gel-coats
  • Handling and cutting dry fabrics
  • Practical vacuum bagging
  • Completing a radial resin infusion
  • Trimming and sanding completed components
  • Group practical assessment
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