Controlled Shot Peening To Increase The Fatigue Properties Of Crankshafts

Author:  Burrell, N.K.
Source:  Conf Proc: ICSP-2, (p.361-364)
Doc ID:  1984009
Year of Publication:  1984
Shot peening has become a common production method of increasing the fatigue life of crankshafts. In each of the cases cited below, the Metal Improvement Co. performed the shop peening and the manufacturer performed the fatigue tests and reported the results. Also, in each case, the tests resulted in shot peening being used as a production process. Descriptors: Shot peening; Crankshafts; Fatigue life

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