HEATCON® Composite Training has officially opened its new training facility in Manila, Philippines. This new training facility is a state of the art purpose built campus, and is the newest addition to the HEATCON® family of companies, the recognized worldwide leader in composite repair Equipment and Training. With training facilities in the United States, the United Kingdom, and now the Philippines, HEATCON® Composite Training is a world-class organization that delivers world-class training.
HEATCON® Composite Training (Philippines) Inc. was established in order to offer quality training to cover damage assessment and repair techniques for the composite structures being used on the new generation aircraft of today.
Commencing mid 2007, one-week courses will be offered, with a tailored curriculum to suit students of various experience and competency levels. These courses will be run by fully qualified instructors, in a purpose built facility designed to international standards, situated on Roxas Boulevard, in Manila; conveniently located close to the airport, restaurants and hotels.
Latest technology equipment and materials, as found in major repair stations around the world, will be used in the practical course work and therefore students will have little difficulty in utilizing their newly acquired skills in the aviation industry.
It is understood that currently this is the only establishment offering such training in Asia and on completion, depending on the particular course taken, the student should be competent in all aspects of composite repair and specifically capable of:
• Understanding the theory, terminology and materials used in the repair process
• Identifying types of composite materials and applications on commercial aircraft
• Manufacturing and repairing a honeycomb composite sandwich panel
• Inspecting a damaged panel to determine the total area of delamination
• Completing a vacuum bag lay-up including placement of heater blanket & T/C’s
• Operating a Hot Bonder and understanding the principals of heat management, in order to fully cure the replacement repair materials
• Correctly storing, monitoring and completing documentation with regard to critical materials storage
• Determining the ply orientation used in the manufacture of a damaged panel & understanding the importance of using the correct orientation in the repair process
• Finding & identifying damage tolerance limits as outlined in various SRM’s
For more information please visit www.heatcontraining.com.