Blog Archives



The Shot Peener is sent to over 7,000 subscribers in 83 countries. The magazine enjoys a long shelf life and is passed on to many additional readers. It is distributed by:

  • Mail
  • Email
  • Trade shows
  • Shot peening training programs in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Japan, China, and Singapore

86 countries, over 7,700 subscribers! More →

See more ›

Posted in Uncategorized



The Shot Peener is distributed by mail and email in April, July, October and January. It is also available throughout the year at this website and at trade shows and shot peening training programs in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Japan, China and Singapore.

Quarterly by mail and email. Free! More →

See more ›

Posted in Uncategorized


Spring 2021

  • Tribal Knowledge (Part Three)
  • The Effect of Fine Particle Shot Peening on Carburized
  • Effects of Shot Peening on the Fatigue Strength of Parts
    Produced by Additive Manufacturing
  • Back to Basics: Peening Intensity
  • Curtiss-Wright Provides Laser Peening to US Department
    of Energy
  • Read it here

    See more ›

Posted in Uncategorized



The Shot Peener is dedicated to sharing information and expanding global markets for the shot peening and blast cleaning industries. We cover topics of importance to a wide range of readers — from OEMs to engineers to academics to machine operators — in a fresh and engaging format.

The magazine is free of charge to make it accessible to as large an audience as possible.

Share information. Expand markets. More →

See more ›

Posted in Uncategorized

What is Shot Peening?

  [FMP poster=”” width=”260″ height=”146″][/FMP] Right-click or ctrl-click this link to download.

Posted in more_info

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2015 Shot Peener of the Year Award

Since 1992, The Shot Peener has given The Shot Peener of the Year award to individuals in our industry that have made significant contributions to the advancement of shot peening.

Posted in Uncategorized

Technical Sales Manager, Ervin Amasteel U.K.

“I would just like to say how your magazine has improved over the years. The depth and quality of the articles is excellent.”

Posted in proof

Molded Masking Manager, Quality Engineering Services

“I really enjoyed your article in The Shot Peener about the new materials coming into the field and especially the aluminum lithium alloys. Now even I can put my two cents into some hi-tech material conversations!”

Posted in proof

Principle Engineer, Honeywell Aerospace

“Thanks for providing a forum in The Shot Peener for Dr. Kirk and other authors to advance our understanding of the science of shot peening. I look forward to every issue.”

Posted in proof

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

Posted in Uncategorized
Recent News
  • Dave Barkley is the 2020 Shot Peener of the Year

    Dave’s extraordinary efforts to maintain a training program during the pandemic and his dedication to refining and expanding training for the shot peening and blast cleaning industries have earned him the “Shot Peener of the Year” award.