Laser peening is a production process to produce compressive residual stresses in Titanium to increase fatigue and fretting fatigue life. Affordable laser peening is now available through recent process developments lowering cost and increasing throughput.
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D. W. Sokol, A. H. Clauer, J. L. Dulaney, and D. W. Lahrman, " Applications of Laser Peening to Titanium Alloys," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications, Systems and Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper PTuB4.
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