Shot Peening Systems
Shot Peening Systems
Automated Shot Peening Equipment
Guyson automated shot peening systems are designed to eliminate variations in manual blast processes. Depending on the geometry of the components, the cycle time available and the flow of work, a variety of different automated shot peening systems are available from Guyson, these include tumble peen, conveyor peen, rotary table peen, spindle peen and robotically controlled. Contact Guyson for further advice on the most suitable for your products.
In Guyson's automated air blast peening machines, multiple nozzles, pre-set at the correct impact angle and stand off distance, are aimed at the target surfaces. With component rotation and the peening nozzle(s) vertically and horizontally traversing or oscillating, a greater surface coverage can be obtained with fewer nozzles and lower compressed air usage. The movements and blast pressures are all under PLC control, programmed as part of the operator selectable process recipe for each component to be peened.
What is shot peening?
Controlled shot peening is regularly being specified by the aerospace, automotive and nuclear industries to enhance component service life. It is a cold working process in which the surface of the component being processed is bombarded with small spherical media. Each piece of shot striking the surface of the component acts as a minuscule peening hammer, deforming the component surface and causing a small indentation or dimple. The overlapping dimples develop a thin layer of metal in residual compressive stress at or near the surface. Since nearly all fatigue and stress corrosion failures start at the surface of a part, the compressive stresses induced by shot peening can considerably increase component service life.
For further information on shot peening please read our latest 'shot peening brochure' - available from 'downloads'. This covers such items as: what are Almen strips used for, usage of Magna-Valves and when to choose robotically controlled shot peening. Also included are examples of equipment we have previously built for a wide range of customers. Download the Guyson Shot Peening brochure or call 01756 799911 and ask our Customer Service department to send you a printed copy.
Prospective users of Guyson shot peeners, such as aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) sites, are encouraged to submit sample components for free feasibility testing in the company’s extensive Component Finishing Centre at Skipton, England. Contact Guyson now - see contact details at the bottom of this page.
Typical applications for Guyson shot peening systems
- Shot peening turbine blades
- Shot peening airframe components
- Shot peen aerostructure ribs, aerospace MRO peening
- Shot peening drill rod threads (used in oil & gas sector)
- Shot peen seal rings
- Shot peen medical implants (hips, knees)
- Batch shot peening springs (tumbleblast)
Got a shot peening problem and want to talk it through with someone?
Call Guyson now on 01756 799911 and one of our experienced sales engineers will come out and talk through your problem, take away samples, process them for free and get back to you with a recommended course of action. Call Guyson now on 01756 799911 or email firstname.lastname@example.org