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Wrinkles and Gaps JC-CMP-3006


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Course Description

In composite manufacturing, a wrinkle is an area of a ply that does not lay flat and smooth. The plies overlap, buckle, or fold back on themselves. A gap is an unintended separation between the fibers in a ply.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

• Define wrinkle

• Define gap

• Describe the consequences of wrinkles and gaps

• List ways to prevent wrinkles and gaps

• Describe how to use the splice table on an engineering drawing

Estimated completion time (hours): 0.7