ABOUT THE COURSE
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course is designed for professionals who want to strengthen their skills and further develop their techniques for long-lasting composite repairs. Our experienced technical staff will provide a better understanding of repair challenges and proper repair methods associated with the advancements made in composite structures manufactured with vacuum bagging and resin infusion processes. From laminating to fairing, WEST SYSTEM products will be utilized through each phase of the repair course. Please note, this course is meant for those individuals who already possess a basic understanding of composite repair. To provide the best experience, class size is limited to 12 students.
In the Gougeon Brothers Technical Building at our Bay City, Michigan, plant where we manufacture WEST SYSTEM Epoxy.
Gougeon Brothers, Inc.
100 Patterson Ave.
Bay City, MI 48706.
This 3-day course is held at our Bay City, Michigan location on February 27th 28th & 29th, 2024.
Just $795 provides you with 18 hours of instruction and hands-on experience using WEST SYSTEM Epoxy for marine composite repairs. Your hotel accommodations at the Quality Inn and Suites the nights of the 26, 27 and 28th, catered lunches and a group dinner at a local restaurant are included in the price.
If you must cancel, we’ll refund your payment in full up to seven days before the course date. Cancellations made closer to the course date will be prorated. Please contact Nicole Barber at [email protected] for all changes/cancellations.
Repairing Marine Composites Class Schedule
|Day One||Day Two||Day Three|
|Welcome — 8:00 a.m.|
Introduction and Overview
|Sizing Materials — 8:00 a.m.||Debagging Repair — 8:00 a.m.|
|Damage Evaluation||Vacuum Bagging|
|Surface Preparation||Lunch — 12:00 Noon||Fairing Compound|
|Mold Construction||Laminate Repair Demo||Sanding Demo|
|Lunch — 12:00 Noon||Vacuum Bagging Repair||Lunch — 12:00 Noon|
|Dinner — 5:30 p.m.|
“This was one of the best courses I have been to in the military or civilian. I would love to come back for future training.” — Roger Wilson, USCG