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.
Laser Peening and Laser Bond Inspection products showcase at Nashville’s Music City Exhibit Hall Dec. 3-6
LSP 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.
LSP Technologies uses modeling to improve fatigue life for mission-critical parts, saving time and money in application development
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.
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 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.
The laser source for the Portable Laser Peening System provides adaptability for fiber optic transmission of the laser beam, as well as a smaller size — less than a meter long.
Fiber optics and custom tools will carry miniaturized laser peening technology to mission-critical components
Dublin, Ohio – August 6, 2018 – LSP Technologies is designing a new portable fiber-optic laser peening system to improve fatigue life and prevent cracking and corrosion for small, hard-to-reach parts in new applications.
The Portable Laser Peening System will include miniature mirrors, lenses, and water injection/extraction mechanisms for complex maintenance, repair, and manufacturing environments. This means the portable system will deliver effective laser peening with lower energy, higher pulse rates, and the maneuverability of fiber optics.