Shot Peening is a process that induces compressive stresses into the part, thereby increasing fatigue strength and improving stress corrosion resistance. Hytek offers a wide range of computer controlled peening methods and materials servicing OEMs worldwide. We also offer computer controlled ID peening and Glass bead peening.
Abrasive blasting is used to remove heat treat scale, contamination and surface defects. It is also used as preparation of surfaces prior to painting and plating. Plastic media blasting used to remove organic finishes without damage to the substrate.
Metals which are commonly polished include aluminum, stainless steel, titanium and chromium. Aluminum is usually anodized with sulfuric acid after polishing to increase durability and enhance appearance.