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NetComposites ‘Introduction to Composites’ Training Module Running Live at UK Advanced Engineering Show

  • Tuesday, 27th October 2015
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NetComposites will be running one of its Live Online Training modules, ‘Introduction to Composites’ during the Advanced Engineering Show 2015 taking place on 4 – 5th November at The NEC, Birmingham, UK.

 

This module will be available to all show attendees, free of charge, in Forum 2 at 11:00 on both days. It provides a general introduction to composite materials and assumes no prior knowledge, covering the basics of what a composite material is, how composite materials work, and their advantages and disadvantages compared to metals.

This module is suitable for both commercial and technical staff.

The full programme is as follows:

Composite Materials – An Overview

  • Definitions.

  • Examples.

  • Brief history.

  • Pros and cons.

Constituents of a Composite

  • Fibre reinforcements.

  • Polymer matrices.

How a Composite Works

  • Stiffness and strength.

  • The roles of the constituents.

  • The directionality of composites.

  • Typical characteristics.

Live Question and Answer Session

Registration for the forum is not necessary.

During the show, NetComposites will also be offering its initial advice and signposting service, “Ask the Expert”, for the fourth year running. Attendees are invited to visit the NetComposites team during the show at its stand, E131, to ask any questions they have.

NetComposites will be exhibiting at The Advanced Engineering Show, Stand E131.

 


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