Suction Shot Peening Machines


Shot peening machines with suction units are used for parts that require a less aggressive finish than standard shot peening machinery provides. These machines are used mainly in the aerospace industry to finish large airframe parts and other components that require an even, exact finish over the entire surface area. Engineered Abrasives® peening suction units provide high performance, effective blasting for large aerospace parts.

Using less abrasive media, including glass beads, ceramic, Fine SteelĀ®, small steel shot and plastic media, suction blast machines are used for parts that do not require the compression strength or fatigue life that structural and high stress parts require. They softer shot also prepares the part for additional finishing if required.

Custom Pressure Shot Peening Machines

  • Fixed or flexible guns.
  • Flexible loading and unloading mechanisms.
  • Adjustable media feed and air pressure.
  • Gun rods, holders and locking bolts manufactured of A2 Steel.
  • Polyurethane-lined units.
  • Sealed cabinets.

Automation ensures that the blast nozzles are positioned with precision and that the entire part is covered during blasting. These machines are designed to finish large parts to the most exacting tolerances.

Engineered Abrasives® custom shot blasting machines are designed to meet the specific requirements for your application and are manufactured to the most stringent performance standards. Our knowledgeable, skilled staff will make sure that your custom equipment will provide the performance you require.

Applications for Suction Shot Peening Machines

Engineered Abrasives® custom shot peening equipment and automated shot blasting machines are used to strengthen and increase the fatigue life of a wide variety of metal parts from gears and turbine blades/jet engine blades to drills and engine blocks:

  • Gears
  • Camshafts
  • Shafts
  • Turbine blades
  • Connecting rods
  • Engine blocks

Industries for Suction Shot Peening Machines

Engineered Abrasives® blast finishing and shot blasting equipment has been used for more than 75 years. We serve a variety of industries including automotive, aerospace, appliance and more:

  • Aerospace
  • Appliance
  • Automotive
  • Heavy equipment
  • Medical
  • Military/Government

Media Used in Suction Shot Peening Machines

Engineered Abrasives® offers a full line of media used in shot blast and abrasive blast applications. All of our shot is available in a wide range of sizes and materials so that you can be assured that the media you select will meet your exact finishing or blasting requirements. Our shot is manufactured to the highest quality standards and we offer media that meets industry standards:

  • Cut wire shot
  • Glass bead shot
  • Steel shot
  • Ceramic bead shot

Look for RED components and surfaces to be sure you get Engineered Abrasives® quality equipment OEM parts.

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