Patent Number: 6,296,448

Title: Simultaneous offset dual sided laser shock peening

Abstract: An article and method for laser shock peening the article to form pairs of longitudinally spaced apart first and second laser shock peened spots that are on opposite sides of the article, simultaneously laser shock peened, and transversely offset from each other.

Inventors: Suh; Ui W. (Cincinnati, OH), Risbeck; James D. (Cincinnati, OH)

Assignee: General Electric Company

International Classification: C21D 10/00 (20060101); F01D 005/14 (); B23K 026/00 (); C21D 001/09 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018