Peening Indent Dimensions

Author:  Dr. David Kirk, Hon Res Fellow, Coventry Universit
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 24 / Issue 3, Summer 2010
Doc ID:  2010020
Year of Publication:  2010
Academic Study INTRODUCTION Indent size really matters! It has a direct effect on both peening intensity and coverage. Peening intensity is directly proportional to the size of the indents. Coverage increases with indent size (other things being equal). The size of indents is, therefore, of primary importance. Control of indent size depends on knowing (a) the size, (b) the factors affecting size and (c) implementing methods of influencing indent size.

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