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.

Knowledge-based Shot Peening through Sensors, Simulation and Closed-loop Feedback
Knowledge-based Shot Peening


These technologies can be deployed in the following industrial applications:

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


Surface Finishing

  • Surface enhancement after repair & restoration process
  • Abrasive flow machine (AFM) on internal complex feature
  • Vibratory & robotic drag finishing
  • Modelling and simulation of media flow for process optimisation

Robotic Shot Peening

  • Robotized shot peening on simple & complex features
  • Online monitoring of shot velocity
  • Rotary lance peening
  • Peening Process Optimization
  • Peening nozzle optimization through modelling & design

Alternative Fatigue Enhancement

  • Peening nozzle optimization through modelling & design
  • 5-axis CNC or robotized process
  • High intensity deep cold rolling
  • Controlled hammer peening on localized feature & surface
  • Robotic flapper peening
  • Laser shock peening

Stress & Fatigue

  • Residual stress measurement thorugh X-ray diffraction (XRD) and hole-drilling
  • Cold Work Analysis
  • EBSD mapping
  • Static & dynamic mechanical Test
  • High/low-cycle fatigue evaluation at elevated temperature test
  • Residual stress simulation & analysis