Articles from The Shot Peener magazine

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  • EI Shot Peening Training at AirVenture
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 4, Fall 2016
  • Dave Barkley, Electronics Inc. Shot Peening Training Director and FAA Safety Team Member, was asked to speak at the 2016 EAA AirVenture. EAA stands for Experimental Aircraft Association and the organi...

  • How Visualization Saves Money in R&D
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 4, Fall 2016
  • Mechanical pre-stressing treatments using shot peening are widely used in automobile, aeronautic and biomedical industries to improve mechanical parts and structures. These cold-working processes use...

  • Shot Stream Generation
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 4, Fall 2016
  • Introduction: Air-blast shot streams consist of a mixture of fast-flowing air and entrained shot particles carried along by the flow of air. Generating an air-blast shot stream embraces two main prob...

  • ZF TRW Utilizes Purdue Research Team for Residual Stress Study
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 4, Fall 2016
  • The ZT TRW branch in Lafayette, Indiana produces power steering systems for the heavy-duty trucking industry. To meet performance and safety standards for their customers, ZF TRW uses shot peening to ...

  • Taking a Shot at Laser Cutting
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 4, Fall 2016
  • The following interview is reprinted with permission from TrumPf Inc. The article originally appeared in the “TRUMPF Express” magazine of Spring 2016. The author is Susan Grohs and the photography...

  • Machine Profiling— A Guide
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 4, Fall 2016
  • Until a decade or so ago, the term “profile” was commonly used in reference to angles, channels and other formed sections. That’s changed now! My know-it-all friend Google now informs me that th...

  • Lesson Learned: The Value of a Machine Profile
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 4, Fall 2016
  • Kumar Balan’s article on machine profiles reminded me of a related experience from several years ago. One of our larger customers was retrofitting an old wheel-type peening machine that had MagnaVa...

  • Industry 4.0 Meets Shot Peening
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 3, Summer 2016
  • INDUSTRY 4.0 is the German vision for the future of manufacturing, where smart factories use information and communication technologies to make huge benefits in the form of improved quality, lower cos...

  • Midwestern Industries
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 3, Summer 2016
  • Midwestern Industries has been a leader in the screening industry for over 60 years. With a strong commitment to quality and service, as well as a staff of dedicated, knowledgeable employees, Midwest...

  • BLAST CLEANING NEWS: Wheelabrator Unveils Heavy-Duty Rotary Screen
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 3, Summer 2016
  • ROTARY SCREENS are an important part of the abrasive cleaning cycle in blast machines, sifting out larger chunks of debris, such as core lumps, ahead of airwash and/or magnetic separation. Yet, howev...

  • Peening Intensity True Meaning and Measurement Strategy
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 3, Summer 2016
  • INTRODUCTION The two most important quantitative terms for shot peeners are “Coverage” and “Peening Intensity.” “Coverage” has a single, unambiguous, definition: The percentage of the p...

  • The WPC Treatment Fine Particle Peening
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 3, Summer 2016
  • WPC TREATMENT (Fine Particle Peening) is a shot peening method that improves the mechanical property of metal products. It was jointly developed by Fuji Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and Fuji Kihan Co., Ltd...

  • What I Have Learned from the Shot Peening Workshops
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 3, Summer 2016
  • TO QUOTE SOCRATES, the Greek philosopher, “I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.” Similarly, education and training can be credited as having achieved their main goal if the...

  • The US Shot Peening and Blast Cleaning Workshop Celebrating 25 Years
  • Year: 2016, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 30, Issue 3, Summer 2016
  • It was a crazy idea. Bring OEMs, sales reps, process engineers, and machine operators together for three days, feed them sandwiches, and share information on the products and procedures of one of the ...


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