Topics planned include:

  • Basics of Shot Peening
    Levels 1-3 FAA Course Material
    • What it does
    • Where it’s used
    • How it works
    • Controlling the Process
    • Application Benefits
  • Media
    Levels 1-3 FAA Course Material
    • Basics
    • Cut Wire Media
    • Cast Steel Shot
    • Ceramic Bead
    • Glass Bead
    • Selection for Peening and/or Cleaning
    • AMS2431 Outline
    • Size and Shape Inspection Procedures
    • Flowrate testing
    • Maintenance
    • Hands-on Size and Shape Inspection
  • Intensity
    Levels 1-3 FAA Course Material
    • Limits
    • Determination
    • Saturation Curves
    • Curve Solvers
    • Verification
    • Avoiding errors
    • Adjusting/Correcting
    • Parameters that affect intensity
    • Multiple Location Verification
    • Hands-on Intensity determination
    • Hands-on Almen Gage Calibration
  • Coverage
    Levels 1-3 FAA Course Material
    • Process Time Determination
    • Masking
    • Lean Peening
    • Process Time Estimation
    • Inspection Errors
    • Difficult Peening Locations
    • Surface Texture
  • Special Processes
    Level 3 FAA Course Material
    • Techniques for Challenging Applications
    • Rotary Flapper Peening (RFP FAA Course Material)
    • Needle Peening
    • Ultrasonic Peening
    • Laser Peening
    • Wet Peening
    • Peening Carburized Gears
    • Turbine Engine Repairs
    • Peen Forming
    • Blast Cleaning
  • Equipment
    Level 3 FAA Course Material
    • Wheel Blast Machine Design
    • Air Blast Machine Design
    • Machine Maintenance
    • Problem Solving / Case Studies
    • Nozzle Designs
    • MagnaValve calibration for media control
    • Dust Collectors
    • Converting a blast cleaning machine to a peening machine
    • Using “Shaded strips” or “Mini-strips”
    • Optimizing Operating Costs
  • Quality Assurance
    Level 3 FAA Course Material
    • Reading and Creating SN Curves
    • Reading Stress Curves
    • Creating Stress Profiles / Residual Stress Measurement
    • Nadcap Audit Expectations / Self-auditing
    • Fatigue Study

Schedule will be available mid-September

 

 

Our all star list of instructors are industry professionals from:

  • EI Shot Peening Training
  • Clemco Industries Corp
  • Curtis-Wright Surface Technologies / Metal Improvement
  • Empowering Technologies
  • Ervin Industries
  • Innovative Peening Systems
  • Midwestern Industries
  • MTU Aero Engines
  • Nadcap/PRI
  • Peen Service
  • Proto Manufacturing
  • Progressive Surface
  • Saint-Gobain ZirPro
  • Shockform Aeronautique
  • Toyo Seiko North America
  • Wheelabrator Group