An Overview Of Peen Forming Technology

Author:  Baughman, D.L.
Source:  Conf Proc: ICSP-2, (p. 28-32)
Doc ID:  1984003
Year of Publication:  1984
Curving aircraft skins by the peen forming process has replaced traditional forming methods on many aircraft types. The process has facilitated major advances in aircraft manufacturing technology. This paper describes application techniques, process variables, limitations, applicable machine designs, and aircraft design considerations that facilitate peen forming Descriptors: Wings (aircraft); Sheet metal-- Metal working; Aluminum base alloys-- Metal working; Shaping; Shot peening

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