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In focus: The MM1000i Flange Facing Machine



In each of our 'In-focus'  blogs we take a look at a specific portable machine tool. This time we're examining the MM1000i internal flange facing machine. 

The MM1000i is an internally mounted flange facing machine used for many types of flange facing, flange seal grooves, weld preparation and counter bore.

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Features of the MM1000i Flange Facing Machine

The MM1000i features a high torque drive with only a 60 dB noise level and incorporates the latest linear technology for durability and repeatable accuracy.

The quick set clamping jaws are adjustable and the powered 360° tool post makes the machine suitable for a wide range of machining operations. The 1000i uses a helical gear drive for producing continuous spiral groove finishes, with the 3 speed gearbox settings being used to produce different feed rates and finishes.


Technical summary

  • Facing diameter from 6” to 40”
  • Clamping diameter from 5.7” to 32”
  • Tool Post travel – (geared automatic) 4”
  • R.P.M from 0 up to:33
  • Drive – choice of pneumatic or hydraulic
  • Machine weight (excluding base) 117 lbs



Accessories and options

The machine already comes supplied complete with toolkit including tools and inserts, air filter lubricator and hose connection, all required mounting bases and extensions, storage / shipping box, CE certificate, packing list and manual. However, additional accessories can be sourced from Mirage to meet your bespoke requirements. These include:

Orbital Milling Kit

This kit  transforms the 1000i single point flange facing machine into an orbital milling machine and comprises of a reduction drive, milling quill type spindle, adapter plate and 4 way distributor.

Compact Flange Machining Option

This attachment enables the machining of compact flange groove details with easy setup, utilising a dial test indicator and the tables provided to obtain the necessary angles.

 Heat Exchanger Back Facing Kit 

The heat exchanger back facing fits onto our flange facing and orbital milling machines. The kit allows accurate facing of heat exchangers and uses an auto facing feed.

RTJ Measuring Kit

RTJ measuring kit is used with the MM1000i and may other machines when machining grooves for ring type joints.


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