Sugino Cavitation Water Jet Peening CWJP

Shotless Cavitation Water Jet Peening at IMTS 2022

Wixom, Michigan – May 2022

Sugino will debut its new, leading-edge peening process at IMTS this September. The only one of its kind at the show, the Cavitation Water Jet Peening (CWJP) technology is an innovative shot-less peening process that uses only water. It is available with 4-axis CNC control for targeted peening that doesn’t require masking and delivers results without the waste, safety hazards, or clean-up of standard shot peening.

Sugino’s cavitation-promoting nozzle applies compressive stress to a depth of about 1mm, achieved through the impact of GPa class force. CWJP delivers increased fatigue strength, longer life, and a cleaner finished product. The process has delivered proven results on Titanium Alloy additive and 3D printed parts, specifically those using Ti-6AL-4V powder. It’s ideally suited for medical devices that need the benefits of shot-peening without the contamination of traditional peening media. This focused technology is even able to peen inside holes, tubes, and cavities.

This process is truly clean, uses only water, and requires no additional cleaning process.

Sugino has a long history of harnessing the power of water to cut, deburr, clean, atomize, and now peen metals. We started working with water nearly 60 years ago – and have become masters at using renewable natural resources and incorporating sustainability – to affect industry and manufacturing.

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About Sugino

Sugino Machine Limited manufactures precision equipment for high-pressure cleaning, deburring, machining, drilling and tapping, burnishing, waterjet cutting, and more. The company’s deep history began in Japan in 1936, and the U.S. arm of Sugino Machine Limited, Sugino Corp., was established in 1980. With 80 years of experience, Sugino helps customers solve their most demanding production challenges. From our patented Super Technology engineering to our open, collaborative relationships with our customers; our goal is reliability, flexibility, accuracy, and superior results. All Sugino products are backed by a global service and support team. Sugino Corp. is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, with a Technical Center in Wixom, Michigan.