COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30, 2020 – Today, BriskHeat, a leading provider of flexible heating, insulating, and temperature controlling solutions, announced it is partnering with GMI AERO, provider of solutions and products for advanced process control used in composite material manufacturing and repair, to distribute two composite repair products widely used by major aerospace manufacturers. This is in addition to all of BriskHeat’s current composite repair offerings.
Designed for the repair of high-performance aircraft structures, the Anita bonding console is a portable system for smart patch repair bonding in the field. Optimized for ease of use by shop technicians, the Anita EZ09 features a large touch-screen display panel and sophisticated software. It contains all the necessary functions to control the bonding heating process under vacuum for the repair of composites or metal structures. Dialogues are available in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese or Japanese.
GMI’s Leslie Composite Repair Kit contains the necessary tools for composite repair on an advanced carbon structure. The kit materials can also be used on fiberglass and Kevlar. Contents of the kit allow for full preparation of all repair phases, including removing the paint, preparing the installation of the core and patch, drying the area with a foldable oven, routing and stepping the skin, handling wet lay-up operations, manufacturing the patch and installing it, and making the vacuum bag. Heat blankets (not included) are also available separately through BriskHeat.
“We’re pleased to announce our partnership with GMI, a pioneer in integrated equipment for advanced process control,” said Chad Goines, Manager of North American Direct Sales, BriskHeat. “By providing our customers with the option to purchase the Anita hot bonder and the Leslie Composite Repair Kit, we further flesh out our offerings to meet the needs of manufacturers in the airline and MRO industries.”