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

shot blasted metal part

 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

Request Sample Processing for shot blasting & shot peening. Learn more about Arrow Cryogenics abrasive blasting and plating & paint rack stripping.

To the right is a before and after sample of shot blasted part that has been processed at Arrow Cryogenics located in Blaine, MN.