The 2004 Shot Peeners of the Year

Author:  Shot Peening Staff
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 19 / Issue 1, Winter 2005
Doc ID:  2005013
Year of Publication:  2005
Walter Beach, Quality Assurance Manager, Peening Technologies of Connecticut The Shot Peener staff is pleased to recognize Walter Beach as a Shot Peener of the Year because of his significant contributions to process control. Walter played an integral role in obtaining the first NADCAP approval for a shot peening facility for Peening Technologies. Dr. Eng. Katsuji Tosha, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Meiji University, Japan Dr. Eng. Tosha has received a 2004 Shot Peener of the Year award for his achievements in teaching and research. Dr. Tosha teaches undergraduate and graduate classes and leads laboratory studies in Mechanical Engineering at Meiji University. He is also a tireless researcher on shot peening and has studied shot peening and blast cleaning on medium carbon steel, titanium and austenitic stainless steel.

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