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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


Prior composites experience or training is not required.

ACT courses do not require approval from the Canadian Ministry of Training Colleges & Universities


CCAA - this is a Canadian Council for Aviation and Aerospace Accredited Course
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.

Dates Location USD$ Status Register
Jan 14 - Jan 18, 2019 London, ON 1979 Open
Feb 25 - Mar 1, 2019 London, ON 1979 Open
Apr 22 - Apr 26, 2019 London, ON 1979 Open