Tribal Knowledge in the Blast Industry Part 5

Author:  Kumar Balan
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 36, Issue 1, Winter 2022
Doc ID:  2022004
Year of Publication:  2022
KEEPING THE MOMENTUM Producing discussion topics for The Shot Peener is no easy task. Physics does not change often, and our industry seldom experiences dramatic breakthroughs! Our cognizant readers and users of cleaning and peening equipment demand that the subject hold universal interest, be globally appealing, and enhance their knowledge banks. To reach the newcomers in our industry, this quote from Albert Einstein, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough,” acts as a constant reminder and judge of the author’s cognizance and writing abilities! Fortunately, for me, I have always found inspiration from the people I have worked with, currently and in the past. Among those have been industry peers; diverse groups such as Primes, MROs, different tiers in automotive; and service providers (also known as job shops or metal laundries by some).

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