Shot Peening in Aluminium Sand Casting

Shot Peening in Aluminium Sand Casting

Shot peening is a finishing technique designed to increase component fatigue life and to reduce cracking in parts operating in high-stress environments. For this reason, it is widely used in the aerospace and automotive industries for safety-critical parts in aluminium sand casting.

Aluminium sand casting and the aerospace sector

Aluminium sand casting and the aerospace sector

In the rapidly changing aerospace sector, the need for high-precision, reliable and cost-effective components for aircraft is a given. As aircraft technologies evolve and become ever more sophisticated, casting looks set to play an increasingly vital role in the production of advanced aerospace components.