Essential Elements of Shot Peening

Author:  Prof. Dr. David Kirk, Coventry University, U.K.
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 29, Issue 2, Spring 2015
Doc ID:  2015019
Year of Publication:  2015
Shot peening is a very important metalworking process–mainly used to substantially improve the fatigue life of components. There is now such a wealth of information about the process that often one cannot “see the wood for the trees”. This British idiom carries a dictionary definition: “If someone can’t see the wood for the trees, they get so caught up in small details that they fail to understand the bigger picture.”

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