Peening Intensity Curves

Author:  David Kirk, Contributor to The Shot Peener
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Volume 21 / Issue 3, Summer 2007
Doc ID:  2007020
Year of Publication:  2007
INTRODUCTION Two parameters dominate shot peening effectiveness: COVERAGE and PEENING INTENSITY. Coverage is two-dimensional, easy to define (percentage of surface covered by indentations), visible and can be measured directly. Peening intensity, on the other hand, is three-dimensional, difficult to define, invisible and can only be measured indirectly.

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