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  • Fred Blackman Celebrates 50 Years with Peening Technologies
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 2, Spring 2017
  • In the Shot Peening Business,only a handful of things have lasted for 50 years: Almen strips, Almen gages, Almen blocks—and Fred Blackman. Peening Technologies of Connecticut employee Wilfred “Fre...

  • The Role of Wheelblast in Shot Peening – Part I
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 2, Spring 2017
  • The introductory class at the EI Shot Peening Workshop covers the history of shot peening. The instructor explains that engine valve springs were blast cleaned in a tumble-type wheelblast machine (com...

  • How a New Product is Developed
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 2, Spring 2017
  • I remember this idea came during a chilly afternoon in Monterey, California, after the AMEC Surface Enhancement annual committee meeting. I was sitting outside with Holger Polanetsky, Process Engineer...

  • Shot Peening Systems by Engineered Abrasives® Are Ready to Work 24/7/365
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 2, Spring 2017
  • Engineered Abrasives® recently delivered three workhorses to a US automotive manufacturer. The shot peening systems will peen 8-, 9-, and 10-speed transmission gears 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 36...

  • Notes From Tokyo
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 2, Spring 2017
  • I wrote this article while in Japan for the Eleventh Annual Shot Peening Seminar at Meiji University, Toyko in February. As you will see, some of these topics relate to this Shot Peener magazine, some...

  • 14th International Conference on Fracture Rhodes, Greece • June 18-23, 2017
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 1, Winter 2017
  • The 14th International Conference on Fracture (ICF14) will be held on the island of Rhodes,Greece, June, 18-23, 2017. ICF14 is organized by Chair Professor Dr. Emmanuel Gdoutos and a working team wit...

  • Is This the Largest 3D Metal Piece Ever Made?
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 1, Winter 2017
  • Researchers at Cranfield University have unveiled what they believe is the biggest metal 3D part ever made in one piece, using Cranfield’s Wire + Arc Additive Manufacture (WAAM) process. The six-met...

  • The 13th International Conference on Shot Peening
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 1, Winter 2017
  • Hotel Delta Montreal 475, President-Kennedy Avenue Montreal, H3a 1j7 Canada September 18-21, 2017 Aims and Scope The purpose of this conference is to foster exchanges between academic and in...

  • WA Clean: The Surface Cleanliness Measurement Tool
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 1, Winter 2017
  • THE WA clean is a patented design by Winoa Group (W Abrasives) created to provide objective, reliable and repeatable surface cleanliness results based on mathematical values. It is small, portable and...

  • The Parts Are the Wrong Temperature!
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 1, Winter 2017
  • I have many stories and one of my favorites is a fascinating lesson in listening. Several years ago, while touring a customer’s facility, I kept overhearing telephone conversations that seemed to be...

  • Coverage Variability
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 1, Winter 2017
  • INTRODUCTION Coverage is one of the most important parameters in shot peening. It is specified in J2277 to be the “Percentage of a surface that has been impacted at least once by the peening med...

  • High-Pressure Fuel Injection Systems: Shot Peening and Its Effect on Residual Stress
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 1, Winter 2017
  • Student Researchers: Rachel Butler, Yuheng Du, Heather Macdonald, Kerui Sun Faculty Advisor: John Blendell • Industrial Sponsor: Brian Wright and Andrew Armuth with Cummins Fuel Systems. Cumm...

  • Shot Peening Achievement Exams: A Review
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 1, Winter 2017
  • Every expert was once a beginner and every expert had to pass many tests to achieve such a high level of competency. That said, a casual google search on “fear of exams” came back with 21,100,000 ...

  • The 2016 Shot Peener of the Year Colin McGrory
  • Year: 2017, Source: The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 1, Winter 2017
  • Colin Mcgrory is an entrepreneur, an innovator and a shot peening explorer. Colin appreciates being part of a successful business, but he especially thrives on continually learning something new about...


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