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Crafting Durable Metal Components with Shot Peening Technology

Aired: Oct. 29, 2021

Cars, airplanes, and other means of transportation are indispensable in our daily lives. To ensure their safety, a technology called “shot peening” is used to increase the durability of metal components which are also used in many other fields. This segment features the development and outlook of Toyo Seiko’s ultra-small metal grains, essential to the process of shot peening.

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Watanabe Yoshihiro, CEO of Toyo Seiko Co., Ltd.
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0.3 mm metal grain used in the shot peening process
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Machines used to make the spherical metal grains
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A metal plate set up to undergo shot peening

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