Learn about the various ways a solid laminate can be properly repaired.
- [Instructor] In order to repair solid laminates,…first you need to remove the damage completely.…And something critical that you also need to know…is the original layup configuration.…You need to know this so you know how many plies…are required in order to do the repair,…and this will give you the appropriate strength…back to the original ply layup that you started out with.…There are two main repair techniques:…Stepped.…With the stepped repair method,…the first ply is the smallest ply,…and as you work up that step method,…the biggest ply lays in over the top.…
Next is what's called scarf.…Bigger repair plies first, and then,…as you go up the repair ply, they get smaller and smaller,…and then once you get to the very last ply,…it's one giant ply that covers all of the…original plies that you just laid in.…So, for the repair phases, first,…you need to determine the correct repair material,…number of plies required for the repair,…and the ply orientation.…
Next you need to remove the damage,…taper and sand the edges of the damaged area.…
- What is a composite?
- Where composites are used
- Composite materials
- Composite manufacturing methods
- Inspection methods
- Repairing composites
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3. Manufacturing Methods
4. Inspection Methods
5. Damage Types
6. Repair Methods
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