Almen Strip

Almen Strip

Abratech is a distributor of Almen strips by Electronics Inc. The Almen strips are used to measure the intensity of shot peening and are provided in a different grades and thicknesses depending on your needs. The strips meet the following standards:  SAEJ442, MIL-S-13165C, AMS 2430 and AMS 2432B.

Strips

  • Almen Strip ”A” ; used mainly for peeing with steel shot
    • A-1 ‘bulk’ : box of 1000  HRc 44-50  flatness +/- 0.001     bow +/- 0.025
    • A-1S ; box of 50 HRc 45-48  flatness +/- 0.0005 bow +/- 0.013
  • Almen Strip ”N” ; used mainly for peening with glass beads
    • N-1 ‘bulk’ : box of 1000  HRa 72.5-76   flatness +/- 0.001     bow +/- 0.025
    • N-1S ; box of 50 HRa 73-74.5    flatness +/- 0.0005 bow +/- 0.013
  • Other test strips available upon request

Accessoires

  • Almen strip holders ; to hold the strips while shot peening
  • Almen tester;  to measure the intensity of the shot peening
  • Calibration service for the almen tester
  • Magna Valve FC & AC
  • Controller