Have you ever seen a car with a cool, custom-designed body?
How about a pontoon boat at the lake on a sunny afternoon?
Have you ever seen wind turbines on a high hill, their huge blades rotating to create power?
If you have, then you have seen composite materials.
Manufacturers already use composite materials to make automotive body parts, pontoon boats, wind turbine blades, and much more. These companies need technicians educated in composites. Through Roane State’s composite materials (ACE) courses, students can get the education they need for these jobs.
Composites manufacturing is also a high-tech and growing field. Research into low-cost carbon fiber composite materials could lead to a revolution in composites manufacturing.
By taking ACE classes, students can get a hands-on education that will prepare them for today’s composites manufacturing jobs and for ones on the horizon.
Roane State offers specialized composite materials courses as part of its Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in General Technology. Sign up for CMAT classes when you register.
Classes meet in classroom and manufacturing training facility located on Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
CMAT 1010 - Introduction to Composite Materials
Students will learn applications that are suitable for the use of composite materials and study the polymer chemistry required for manufacturing composite material products. Students will also learn the future of composite materials applications and manufacturing methods.
CMAT 1020 - Introduction to Composite Manufacturing Methods
Students will study methods used in the manufacturing of composite materials and the role of automation in composite manufacturing.
CMAT 1030 - Applied Production Methodology
Students will experience hands-on application of composite materials manufacturing processes in a laboratory environment. Students will employ various manufacturing methods, learn how to safely handle hazardous materials and learn the appropriate storage handling methods for hazardous materials.
Classes help prepare students to achieve Composites Technician certification through the American Composites Manufacturing Association (ACMA).
Completing Roane State’s composite materials courses can lead to a variety of available jobs. Examples include:
Breakthroughs in low-cost carbon fiber composite materials will lead to more advanced manufacturing jobs now and in the future. With Roane State’s ACE classes, you will be ready for more than a job. You will be ready for a career in cutting-edge technology.
Take the challenge. Sign up for ACE courses today.
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