Automated Peen Forming of Fuselage Shell

KSA Kugelstrahlzentrum Aachen GmbH

KSA Kugelstrahlzentrum Aachen GmbH is a leading provider of peen forming and peen re-shaping for the aerospace industry. We are the only company worldwide to perform peen forming on a fully automated basis.

KSA has been peen forming tank bulkheads and cone panels for the ARIANE 5 space launcher for twenty-five years. Our automated technology is also planned for the new ARIANE 6 and other future launchers.

The successful automated re-shaping of structural components for a range of Airbus aircraft is a further application of our high-precision technology.