Shot Blasting & Shot Peening
Shot blasting utilizes specialized machines to Peen the surface of a material with one of many sizes of (media). This is done to remove surface debris, such as mill scale, and provide a surface prepared for paint adhesion or flash removal.
Stainless steel and steel media is most commonly used in our shot blasting process with different sizes available to provide a wide range of finishes.
Arrow Cryogenics has a wide variety of shot blasting machines available to process our customers’ parts.
Shot Blasting is ideal for the following applications:
- Lengthening the fatigue life of metal
- Descaling (removing heat treat scale)
- Deflashing die castings
- Texturing parts for adhesion
- Texturing for a mechanical function
- Producing a uniform cosmetic finish
Below are some before and after samples of shot blasted parts that have been processed at Arrow Cryogenics located in Blaine, MN.