Generation of Air-Blast Shot Velocity

Author:  David Kirk
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 21 / Issue 1, Winter 2007
Doc ID:  2007044
Year of Publication:  2007
Introduction Air-blast shot peening is well-established as the principal technique employed for precision peening. Shot particles are accelerated by a stream of compressed air fed into a nozzle. The maximum velocity of the air stream in the nozzle is the speed of sound, which is about 340ms-1 at 20

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