How we develop solutions for metal parts

LSP Technologies focuses on customers, their parts, and the operational stresses that threaten the fatigue life of metal alloys, such as cracking, corrosion, or stress from pressurized water.

Large cam shaft
Large cam shafts can benefit from laser peening.

Our application development process puts our engineering team at your disposal. For a modest price, we examine your component, model how it might best react to laser peening, and prescribe a carefully designed solution.

How do we meet your deadlines and produce the results you require? We have more than 20 years of experience in producing laser peening solutions.

That means we have built an extensive library of metal alloys and the the kind of power, spot size, and other parameters in order to produce optimal results.

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LSP Technologies Signs Contract with Airbus for Laser Peening Equipment

Work includes laser, beam delivery, tooling, and automation controls

Dublin, Ohio – December 12, 2018 – LSP Technologies, Inc. has won a multi-year contract to supply laser peening systems to Airbus, a leading aircraft manufacturer.

Substantial equipment innovation and proprietary tooling is under development at LSP Technologies’ Dublin, Ohio, headquarters, for use in new applications for aircraft parts.

LSP Technologies is working in close collaboration with Airbus to supply a portable laser peening system, complete with laser, beam delivery, tooling, and automation controls, for use at Airbus facilities.

“We are very grateful for the chance to work with Airbus, as well as the opportunity to expand the way we deliver laser technology to the aviation industry,” said Dr. Jeff Dulaney, LSP Technologies Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

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See LSP Technologies at Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC)

Laser Peening and Laser Bond Inspection products showcase at Nashville’s Music City Exhibit Hall Dec. 3-6

LSP Technologies at DMC NashvilleLSP Technologies, Inc. (LSPT), the premier provider of laser peening equipment and services, as well as Laser Bond Inspection for composite materials, will offer product information and an introduction to laser technologies at the Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) Dec. 3-6 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Doug Eberhart, Director of Sales, will provide information on laser peening equipment, including the Procudo® Laser Peening System, the only commercial-grade system of its kind available for product line installation, and Laser Peening Services provided at LSPT’s Dublin, Ohio headquarters.

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FEA modeling for precision laser peening

LSP Technologies uses modeling to improve fatigue life for mission-critical parts, saving time and money in application development

Performance valve spring and FEA

Laser Peening a performance valve spring creates a compressive residual stress (blue in this FEA simulation) on the exterior of the wire where the stresses are the highest.

LSP Technologies, Inc. provides laser peening services and equipment, protecting hard-working parts from threatening forces in real-world operating environments.

Using finite element analysis (FEA), we can pinpoint exactly how to use laser peening to prevent corrosion, cracking, foreign object damage and high-cycle fatigue.

We can’t change the laws of physics, but we can slow down the effects of vibration, temperature, friction and other factors that try to assault your metal components.

Laser Peening Systems can extend the fatigue life of parts by more than 20 times the expectations for untreated parts.

To obtain those results, we collaborate closely with our customers in a process encompassing precision modeling, precision targeting, and precision execution of a laser peening strategy to extend fatigue life.

FEA modeling can play a key role in the process, matching a precise understanding of customer components with the benefits of laser peening technology.

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Proton Radiography: real-time images for shock in metals

LSPT experts explore pRad potential for laser peening process

Can you make a movie to show the shock wave created by laser peening as it travels through metal? What would it tell you about how laser peening alters metal structures and adds to fatigue life?

LSP Technology's Micheal Kattoura, Materials Research Engineer, and Stan Bovid, Director of Materials Research, at the Los Alamos National Laboratory's Proton Radiography conference in Santa Fe.

LSP Technologies Inc.’s Micheal Kattoura, Materials Research Engineer, and Stan Bovid, Director of Materials Research, at the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Proton Radiography conference in Santa Fe.

While X-rays can’t show laser shock waves in real time due to the density of metals, scientists working in Proton Radiography, also referred to as pRad, can use protons to penetrate dense metals to find out more about how they react to shockwaves and explosions.

Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers invited two scientists from LSP Technologies, Inc. (LSPT) to learn more and contribute to the discussion at a workshop entitled “Proton Radiography (pRad) for Materials: Mesoscale and Beyond,” in Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 27-29.

Stan Bovid, LSPT Director of Materials Research, and Micheal Kattoura, LSPT Materials Research Engineer, attended  the symposium. The LSPT team discussed Laser-Driven Shockwaves in Materials, joining other experts in materials science, as well as specialists in additive manufacturing, proton radiography, shock physics, and mining.
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