31/05/2023 By admin Off


Shaft shot peening and shot blasting machines are specialized industrial equipment used for surface treatment processes in various industries. They are designed to improve the mechanical properties and surface quality of shafts or cylindrical components.

  1. Shot Peening: Shot peening is a cold working process that involves bombarding the surface of a component with small, round metallic particles called shots. The shots are typically made of materials like steel, glass beads, or ceramic. When the shots strike the surface of the shaft, they create compressive stresses that induce plastic deformation and enhance the component’s fatigue strength, resistance to stress corrosion cracking, and resistance to surface cracks propagation.

Shaft shot peening machines are designed to rotate the shaft while directing a stream of shots onto the surface. The shots are propelled by high-pressure air or centrifugal force, ensuring even coverage and controlled intensity. This process can be used on a variety of shafts, including those used in automotive, aerospace, and heavy machinery industries.

  1. Shot Blasting: Shot blasting, also known as abrasive blasting, is a surface preparation method used to clean, etch, or modify the surface of a component. In shot blasting, high-velocity shots are propelled against the surface to remove contaminants, scale, rust, paint, or other unwanted coatings. It helps create a clean and roughened surface, promoting adhesion for subsequent processes like coating or painting.

Shaft shot blasting machines are designed to rotate the shaft while a high-velocity stream of shots is directed onto its surface. The shots, which can be made of various abrasive materials like steel grit or aluminum oxide, are propelled by compressed air or centrifugal force. The intensity and coverage can be adjusted based on the desired surface finish and cleaning requirements.

Overall, both shaft shot peening and shot blasting machines are utilized to enhance the performance and longevity of shafts by improving their surface properties through controlled impact and deformation. These machines play a crucial role in industries where shafts are used, such as automotive, aerospace, energy, and manufacturing sectors.