Aerospace Defense Coatings of Georgia

Shot Peening

Shot Peening

By pelting the component repeatedly with steel, glass, or ceramic shot, we can increase the fatigue life. The process creates a compressed surface layer which removes any microscopic cracks that could later cause fatigue failure.

Shot Peening Capabilities

Type of Process
Shot Peening
Features
Shot Peening is used to increase the fatigue life of the parts. Parts are bombarded with steel, glass, or ceramic shot to eliminate microscopic cracks that could induce fatigue failure.
Base Materials Worked
All ferrous metals (iron, steel, stainless steel, etc.), aluminum, and aluminum alloys.
Additional Operations
We offer several additional operations that may be required for your product: Cleaning, Magnetic Particle Inspection (NDT), Penetrant Inspection (NDT), Hardness & Conductivity Testing (NDT), Dry Film/Solid Film Lubricants and Primer & Topcoat Painting.
Please let us know if you require any of these additional services.
Quality Control
All processes are subject to our rigorous Quality Assurance process. All work is reviewed and inspected to be in compliance with the specification (Process Approval requested).
Industries Served
We are committed to providing the aerospace and defense industries with the highest quality metal finishing, testing, and painting available.
Environmental Responsibility
As a corporate citizen, we are committed to responsibly protecting our environment. We have a state-of-the-art $2 Million Waste Prevention System in place. All hazardous waste materials are 100% recycled and rendered harmless.

We know that this is important to you, and so we maintain an open door policy concerning environmental inspections of our facility.
Experience
With over 50 years in the metal finishing industry, we have the expertise you can depend on.
Minimum Order
We can provide Shot Peening Services for prototype to high volume runs.
Drawing Submissions
We accept both e-mailed (DWG, DXF, PDF, all image files) and faxed drawings.
Special Instructions
Please Attach Drawing to Request Information Form.