Composite Joining Principles

Use of the correct joints is vital to creating highly functional composite structures. We highly recommend this course for composite designers who want to improve their approach to bonding and joining composite materials ensuring better results.

For a designer joints are usually the first, and most challenging, point to consider in a design. It’s also the area that’s most likely to fail if you get it wrong.

Built using our wealth of knowledge and experience, this course is designed to introduce you to cutting edge technologies as well as teach you the fundamentals of composites joining techniques.

We’ll explore the practicalities of joining, the materials & fasteners used, along with the preliminary analysis required to ensure you select the best approach first time, every time.

What we'll cover:

- Bolted joints:

  • Fastener types
  • Joint design
  • Load capacity and failure modes

- Bonded joints:

  • Adhesive types
  • Joint design
  • Load capacity and failure modes
  • Inspection of joints

- Composite welding techniques

We're here to help

If you have any questions about this course or whether it's right for you please contact our training team.

Email: [email protected]

Call: +44 (0)117 370 7600, 9:00 - 16:00 GMT Monday - Friday

Virtual Classroom Course:

  • Live classes delivered by our expert tutors
  • Broadcast from our on site studio
  • Maximum 15 students per class
  • Fully interactive, ask questions and participate in group discussions
  • Personalised course completion certificate

Cost:  £800 per person

Duration:  4 x 3 hour classes delivered over 4 days:

  • Day 1: 9:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2: 9:30 - 12:30
  • Day 3: 9:30 - 12:30
  • Day 4: 9:30 - 12:30

Course availability:

  • 20th - 23rd June 2023

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In person course:

  • Delivered by our expert tutors on site at the National Composites Centre, Bristol
  • Maximum 10 students per course
  • Refreshments and lunch included
  • Course materials
  • Personalised course completion certificate

Cost:  £800 per person

Duration: 2 days, 9:00 – 16:30

NCC, Bristol - Course availability:

  • 11th - 12th October 2022
  • 28th - 29th March 2023

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