Method and Device for the Surface Peening of a Partial Element of a Component of a Gas Turbine

Author:  Erwin Bayer; Max Niegl; Holger Polaneetzki; Thomas Peschke; Thomas Dautl; Philipp Thuemmler
Source:  US Patent 8,943,659
Doc ID:  2015051
Year of Publication:  2015
A method and device for the surface peening, especially ultrasonic shot-peening, of at least one partial element of a component of a gas turbine, is disclosed. The partial element, e.g., a sealing fin, and at least one surface of a vibration device impinging the blasting material are positioned relative to each other at an angle between 70 degrees and 90 degrees based on the direction of extension of the sealing fin.

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