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Mirage Subsea machine tool and ROV tooling range

Posted by Martin Broadhurst on Sep 1, 2014 3:37:35 PM

Subea Machine Tool & ROV Tooling Buyers Guide

Mirage Subsea, our specialist subsea machine tool and ROV tool arm based in Houston, has recently released a Subsea tooling buyers guide featuring the range of subsea tools we are currently offering.

Torque Limiter

The Mirage Subsea ROV Operable Torque Limiting Tool is a modular, seal free device with a compliant drive designed for manipulator deployment and operation. The torque limiter ensures the safe operations of all low torque interfaces when the output torque of a given manipulator or torque tool cannot be assured.

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In focus: Diamond wire saws (6-80") for subsea operations

Posted by Simon Pownall on Aug 29, 2014 10:00:00 AM

MDWS_DIAMOND_WIRE_SAW2In this regular feature for the Mirage blog we'll be taking an in-depth look at a specific portable machine tool.This week we take a look for the first time at their range of subsea equipment, namely the Diamond wire saw (6-80").

Diamond wire saw

Designed for underwater cutting on multi-string casings, piles, platform legs and wellheads, the wire saw is ideal for quickly cutting through dissimilar materials and resisting compressive forces whilst keeping costs low.

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Topics: Subsea, diamond wire saw, ROV operations

Top 3 industry findings from ONS 2014 in Norway

Posted by Simon Pownall on Aug 28, 2014 12:45:00 PM


Over 75,000 visitors made their way to the ONS (Offshore Northern Seas) 2014 exhibition and conference in Stavanger this month to hear industry experts speak about this year's theme of 'change'.

The 40 year-old, three-day event raised several issues the industry faces over the next few years, including the need for new talent, new equipment and new techniques. Here's 3 of the biggest findings from ONS 2014.

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Topics: Oil and Gas Industry

In focus: LB150 Portable line boring machine (16-80")

Posted by Simon Pownall on Aug 27, 2014 12:45:00 PM


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Topics: boring machine, line boring machine, portable line boring machine, LB150

The on-site machinists guide to treating common corrosion

Posted by Simon Pownall on Aug 22, 2014 1:24:00 AM


Corrosion is natural and unavoidable. All on-site machinists should know how to diagnose and treat all types, depending upon the environment, equipment and material being used.

In this blog, we will outline how to treat some of the most common varities known to on-site machinists. Please note that this is a follow-on blog from 15 of the most common forms of corrosion on-site machinists will see.

It is recommended you read this first to gain content into the treatment processes. Click here to view the article >>

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Topics: On-site machining, Oil and Gas Industry, corrosion