Shot Peening Methods and Units

Author:  P.Cheppe, V.Desfontaine, J-M.Duchazeaubeneix, P.Ja
Source:  US 2008/0282756A1
Doc ID:  2008132
Year of Publication:  2008
ABSTRACT The present invention provides a method of shot peening at least a portion of a rotary machine comprising a rotor. Shot peening is carried out with a rotor which is at least partly assembled. The method comprises: fixing a system for supporting at least one acoustic assembly to the machine; and shot peening at least one region of the machine using projectiles which are moved by the acoustic assembly.

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