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GME-020
Composite materials and structures: calculations, design, deployment - 2019

Introduction to the repair of composite materials

OBJECTIVE :

This course explores the repair techniques of composite materials by considering the various methods of expertise, tools and consumables.

COURSE DURATION AND TIMETABLE :

The course lasts 1 day (7 hours).

GENERAL APPROACH :

This is an introductory course.

It offers an overview of:

  • damage to the composite structures of aircraft and helicopters
  • essential criteria for deciding on a repair solution
  • methods of expertise and repair with the various tools and consumables used
  • quality testing repairs

This course covers the various areas with specific examples and multiple illustrations without the use of theoretical formulations.

PREREQUISITE :

Course level: Basic

The course is intended for engineers or technicians wishing to explore repair methods and the resources used.

Prior professional experience with composite materials is preferable.

COURSE DIRECTOR(S) :

Eric TUBOEUF:

Polytech Materials Engineer

Former head of the Department of Materials and Processes Studies at the Service Industriel de l’Aéronautique (Industrial Aeronautics) in Cuers.

Currently head of technical equipment offices.

CONTENT :

  • Summary of composite materials 
    • Reinforcement
    • Molds
    • Examples of applications in civil and military aeronautics
  • Damage to composite materials 
    • Aeronautics, a hostile environment for composite structures
    • Different types of damage (scratches, perforations, fiber tearing, etc.)
  • Criteria for deciding on a repair solution
    • Synoptic for selecting a repair solution
    • Example for NH90
  • Methods of expertise 
    • Tap test
    • X-rays
    • Other methods (ultrasound, infrared thermography)
  • Repair methods 
    • Cosmetic repairs
    • Structural repairs
  • Tools and consumables 
    • Tooling (repair case, machining tools)
    • Consumables and their uses (resins, drainage felts)
  • Testing 
    • Summary of special processes
    • Examples of testing.

WHEN AND WHERE :

Scheduled in French :

TOULOUSE : Cancelled - Upcoming date, please consult us.

 

For the English realization, please, consult us.

 

COURSE FEES :

€700 excluding tax (20% VAT)

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