Aircraft Cabin Interior Repair

This composite repair course complies with parts out of the SAE-CACRC, AIR4938 and EASA standards.

This course is a Training ‘level 2-3' Aircraft Cabin Interior Composite Repair course, how to repair cabin Interior composite parts and to install and to remove panels and fasteners.

This course  is designed to meet the requirements of a wide range of participants from beginner to the composite   intermediate technician who wants to have a better understanding  repair of a wide range of Aircraft Cabin Interior composite parts,


Day(-s): 5 / Tech code: TECH-030

DateLocationPriceSubscribe
2019-02-11

Amsterdam NL

2095 Subscribe here
2019-03-25

Leipzig

2095 Subscribe here
2019-06-03

Leipzig

2095 Subscribe here

EFC TECH-001 Basic composite and fabrication course or equivalent level. Please contact us to access your level

 

Personnel of technical departments having none or some experience in composite repair off Aircraft Cabin Interior Fiber Reinforced parts and wanting to gain a better understanding of Aircraft cabin interior composite repair,  the materials and its processes.

Minimum required 2 and maximum 14 per course*.

* Courses will be confirmed as running by EFC as soon as sufficient applications are received!

To provide participants with the theoretical knowledge and Hands-On practical skills necessary to carry out the essential composites repair. of Aircraft cabin Interior composite parts.

At the end of the course the participant:

  • Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Must be attentive to details
  • Can work according to Safety regulations and recognise hazardous situations & materials
  • Can work with the OEM manuals in the repair of Aircraft  cabin  interior parts
  • Knows material properties and is familiar with "Handling & Storage" of frozen materials
  • Knows how to work with dry glassfiber and Epoxy resin to impregnate wet in wet (Wet Lay-Up)
  • Can apply  damage assessment,  plan the work and work as planned
  • Can find steps of repair to be taken in the Aircraft type related OEM manual for interior parts
  • Can apply fundamental vacuum bagging, bleeder & breather concepts
  • Can apply for thin  laminate skin support under vacuum with the Felt technique
  • Can repair Glassfiber single/double curved panels with Nomex® honeycomb and foam core
  • Performs necessary ‘Wet Lay Up' cosmetic repairs in sandwich panels  from the inside to outside
  • Can cold weld thermoplastic materials.
  • Can apply Tedlar /wallpaper with a heat gun and contact adhesive
  • Can use several hot curing devices like oven hot bond controller controlling infrared heat lamps 
  • Must be able to understand criteria as written in the SAE- CACRC AIR 4938 and Composite Glossary document.

(Level 1,2)

  • Health and Safety (MSDS)
  • Composite interior repair of laminates and honeycomb sandwich panel with thin skins
  • Materials: Dry fiberglass cloth and weave styles, wet resin impregnation and squeeze out, adhesives, potting compounds and honeycomb core types and density
  • Fundamentals of fabrication: dry cloth and pre-preg handling, ply orientation, layup procedures, vacuum bagging techniques
  • Introduction and use of OEM manuals per Aircraft type for cabin Interior  parts repair
  • Resin, adhesive systems: thermosets vs mix ratios, viscosity, service temperature limits, cold storage requirements/shelf life limits, pot life, etc.
  • Material Data Sheet (MDS) reading to determine Open time, Shelf life, and material Cure cycles
  • Composite awareness & reporting damage incidents
  • Minor Damage assessment, dents scratches and others
  • Sanding techniques for thin laminate skins, scarf angels, repairs
  • Installing & removing installed fasteners like threaded inserts, bushings
  • Installing Heli-coil threaded inserts
  • Cold liquid welding thermoplastic covers

(Level 1-2)

  • Participants shall intensively be monitored while repairing Composite Aircraft Cabin Interior sandwich using various ply lay-up directions.
  • Lay-Up of vacuum materials and perform vacuum leak checking and curing
  • Health and Safety (MSDS)
  • Work with the content and use the information of the SAE-Int. ARP documents
  • Composite interior repair of Aircraft Cabin Interior honeycomb sandwich panels with thin skins
    such as side wall panels, ceiling panels stowage units, overhead luggage bins and cabin floor panel repair
  • Materials: dry fiber cloth and weave styles, wet resin impregnation and squeeze out, adhesives, potting compounds and honeycomb core types and density
  • Fundamentals of fabrication: dry cloth and pre-preg handling, ply orientation, layup procedures, vacuum bagging techniques
  • Introduction and use  of OEM manuals per Aircraft type for cabin Interior  parts repair
  • Resin, adhesive systems thermosets vs mix ratios, viscosity, service temperature limits, cold storage requirements/shelf life limits, pot life, etc.
  • Material Data Sheet (MDS) reading to determine Open time, Shelf life, and material Cure cycles
  • Composite awareness & reporting damage incidents
  • Minor Damage assessment, dents scratches and others
  • Sanding techniques for thin laminate interior part skins, scarf angels, repairs
  • Determine ply directions in thin laminated Glassfiber, laminates by sanding.
  • Introduction to oven and Hot Bond repair consoles and their equipment.
  • Performs necessary ‘Wet Lay Up' cosmetic repairs in sandwich panels  from the inside to outside
  • Apply elevated temperatures using hot bond console controlling headlamps and heat guns
  • Use of oven and vacuum for elevated cures of repaired parts
  • Installing & removing installed fasteners like threaded inserts, bushings
  • Apply Tedlar/wallpaper patches and panels by heat forming
  • Bonding of  ABS seat covers by dissolving technique

  • Multiple choice questions from each of the teachings Level 1-3
  • Successful completion is 75% correct answers
  • The examination will be closed book 
  • The practical mark will be the average of all marks gained from the practical exercises
  • All grades will be recorded in the participant individual training records and kept on record at EFC for unlimited time (compliant with Reference EASA Commission Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014) and the GDPR rules
  • A certificate of accomplishment is handed out to each participant
  • Assessment activities are built into our courses, to give feedback on the achievement and personal potential and kept a record in their personal logbook.
  • The final outcome of the participant's Examination, assessment document and logbook per student will be digitally sent to your company responsible manager or HR department.
  • We also comply with the European  GDPR rules as effective on May 25th, 2018 concerning storage of private information of participants who attended our courses.

For your company to benefit, this course can be held ‘On-Site’ at your facility under certain conditions.
Click on this link to the Onsite information webpage!

Courses as noted on our course schedule page can be run on request to meet your required start and end date.

All listed course prices are Excl VAT. (Dutch VAT is 21%). EFC complies with Dutch tax laws. On request, companies can be sent an invoice instead of paying direct On-line with PayPal, IDEAL or credit card.

Payment is securely arranged via Mollie.nl . More information can be found on the website of Mollie.



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