Articles from The Shot Peener magazine

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  • On the Relationship of Surface Cold Work to Coverage in Shot Peening
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 2, Spring 2018
  • Introduction: Certainly, a desirable result of shot peening is creation of compressive residual stresses at the surface of a part and in near surface layers. Though often not known or seldom consid...

  • Component Distortion An Overview
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 2, Spring 2018
  • INTRODUCTION: Every shot peener distorts components—if only in the form of Almen strips. They would be useless if they didn’t distort! Distortion is caused by a combination of plastic deformati...

  • Eliminating Stress Corrosion Cracking: A Study on the Effects of Designed Compression
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 2, Spring 2018
  • Power producers spend nearly $10 billion a year fighting corrosion, and that is only covering the United States. Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC) can cause sudden, catastrophic and costly failures. ...

  • Spirit AeroSystems Unveils Fabrication Center of Excellence
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 2, Spring 2018
  • Spirit AeroSystems recently unveiled the first of two centers of excellence, focusing on the fabrication of complex commercial and military aircraft parts. The facility, located on the company’...

  • When and Why to Buy a Refurbished Machine
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 2, Spring 2018
  • A few years ago, when representing a large wheelblast machine manufacturer, I had the opportunity to visit a custom heat treat shop in the Detroit area. This shop had machines from the 1950s and we...

  • Laser Peening by CWST Contributes to Successful Nuclear Canister Storage Program
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 2, Spring 2018
  • The Laser Peening Program at Curtiss- Wright Surface Technologies (CWST) has contributed to the successful launch of a new manufacturing process for Multi-Purpose Canisters that hold spent nuclear ...

  • Staying On Topic?
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 2, Spring 2018
  • Sometimes we plan the magazine around specific topics; sometimes it just happens. This issue was a combination of both. We anticipated that we would have two industry leaders submit articles on prev...

  • SH8484 I-Track Spinner Hanger
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 1, Winter 2018
  • VIKING BLAST & WASH SYSTEMS has manufactured industrial cleaning equipment for over 40 years. Our systems have evolved over that time as business and cleaning needs have changed. It’s not uncommo...

  • 2017 Almen Strip Consistency Testing Results
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 1, Winter 2018
  • QUALITY CONTROL TESTING SINCE 2007 Electronics Inc. (EI) developed a performance consistency testing program on their A and N Almen strips in 2007 to ensure they are consistent in thickness,...

  • An Advanced Robotic Shot Peening Cell
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 1, Winter 2018
  • INTRODUCING THE ASP 1200 ECO: The FerroECOBlast “ASP1200 ECO” automatic robotized peening cell was designed and built for a customer in Asia who uses it during the service procedur...

  • Aerospace Auditing: A World of Opportunity
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 1, Winter 2018
  • Nadcap is an industry-managed approach to conformity assessment that brings together technical experts from both industry and government to establish requirements for accreditation, accredit aerosp...

  • Decarburization: The Silent Enemy
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 1, Winter 2018
  • INTRODUCTION: A large proportion of metallic engineering components are made from carbon steels. These components may encounter high temperatures during furnace heat treatment and/or hot working...

  • Non-Conventional Peening Techniques
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 1, Winter 2018
  • INTRODUCTION: To quote the great Chinese teacher and philosopher Confucius, “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” As I looked around the exhibition hall at the recent ...

  • Shot Peening Process Optimization: A Cost-Effective Means of Improving Component Life and Performance
  • Year: 2018, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 1, Winter 2018
  • Introduction: The material in this brief article has been used in previous articles in this publication; however, here the emphasis is different. Here the emphasis is that not only can process o...


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