Composite Materials Training

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Cutting-Edge Composites Training

PIA’s Corporate Training Department designed the composites course to introduce students to working with the advanced materials of the future: composites. This course provides an in-depth study of the various composite materials employed in numerous industries, including aviation, medical, and other advanced technical constructions. No previous experience with composite materials is required and the course consists of both lecture as well as practical, hands-on training.

Course Outline

Training consists of the following topics:

  • History of Composites
  • Materials and Manufacturing Processes: Adhesives, Fibers, Resins, Fillers
  • Applications
  • Terminology
  • Safety
  • Lay-up Procedures
  • Inspection
  • Damage Assessment of Materials
  • Repairs
  • Nondestructive Testing
  • Federal Aviation Regulations as they apply to Composites