TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW

Surface Enhancement is a key process stage for improving the functionality, performance, and longevity of a component.

Activities encompass a wide range of industrialized mechanical surface enhancement technologies focusing on metal surface finishing and fatigue enhancement processes.

With comprehensive capability in mechanical & microstructural characterization, residual stress analysis and fatigue evaluation, we aim to provide complete surface enhancement solutions for various industry applications.

 

 

POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS

These technologies can be deployed in the following industrial applications:

  • Fatigue enhancement on critical automotive land transportation and aerospace components
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  • Wrought or additive manufactured metal components with high surface quality requirements
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  • Surface enhancement after repair & restoration process 
OVERVIEW
Surface Finishing

Abrasive flow machine (AFM) on internal complex feature 

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Vibratory & robotic drag finishing 

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Modelling and simulation of media flow for process optimization

Robotic Shot Peening

Robotized shot peening on simple & complex features 

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Online monitoring of shot velocity 

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Rotary lance peening 

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Peening Process Optimization 

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Peening nozzle optimization through modelling & design 

Alternative Fatigue Enhancement

5-axis CNC or robotized process

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High intensity deep cold rolling 

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Controlled hammer peening on localized feature & surface 

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Robotic flapper peening 

Laser shock peening 

Stress & Fatigue

Residual stress measurement thorugh X-ray diffraction (XRD) and hole-drilling 

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Cold Work Analysis 

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EBSD mapping 

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Static & dynamic mechanical Test

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High/low-cycle fatigue evaluation at elevated temperature test 

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Residual stress simulation & analysis