Category Archives: Shot Peening Applications

Three Reasons To Shot Peen Medical Implants

People associate shot peening with automotive and aerospace components.  However, did you know it’s used in the medical implant and component industry.  Bone screws, dental implants, and hip and knee replacement components are just a few of the medical implants … Continue reading

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MPa and Relationship to Almen Strips

Almen Strip Comparator This test is widely used on the shop floor as they are comparator measurements, calibrated originally from the MPa measurement results of the x -ray diffractometer. The requirements for these checks, are specified in standards. The aerospace … Continue reading

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Measurement Of Compressive Residual Stress Using X-ray Diffraction

A sub-surface compressive residual stress profile is measured using x-ray diffraction measuring equipment. The X-axis is the measurement of the depth in mm or inches the Y-axis is measure of residual stress in ksi or MPa.

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