Specification Development of Shot Media Using Image Analysis

Author:  Purdue University School of Materials Engineering
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 36, Issue 4, Fall 2022
Doc ID:  2022036
Year of Publication:  2022
A RECENT POSTER SESSION was the culmination of a senior research project for engineering students at Purdue University. The participating students are Erin McCarthy, Bradley Nance, Andrew Thoman and Sui XiongTay. The research project was sponsored by American Axle & Manufacturing, Electronics Incorporated, and Toyo Seiko. Project Introduction Dynamic image analysis (DIA) offers benefits to the characterization of steel shot media particles previously unattainable through traditional sieving. Utilizing a JM Canty SolidSizer, size and shape characterization of shot media was conducted in accordance with existing industry specifications.

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