Welcome to the Mirage Machines Portable Performance Blog

In focus: MSF Low Clearance Split Frame Clam Shell



In this regular feature for the Mirage blog, we'll be taking an in-depth look at a specific portable machine tool. This week we're inspecting the MSF low clearance split frame clam shell pipe cutter.

The pipe cutters from Mirage are a series of low clearance split frame pipe cutting and bevelling machines, designed for cutting and bevelling pipe efficiently. The machines, which can operate on many materials and cut with inserted tooling, can be seen on the product demonstration below:


MSF8-14 product demonstration

Product Features

As well as the MSF8-14, which is shown above, the eight other machines in the product range feature a low height adjustable cutting toolbox and air or hydraulic drive to bevel and cut pipeline as efficiently as possible. The machine also boasts completing all operations that use carbon steel, stainless steel, hastelloy and incolloy.

The machine is also supplied complete with one off split half drive ring and:
• Gearbox
• Drive motor
• One off cutting
• One off bevel tool boxes
• Striker feed unit with adjustable cut feature
• Integral clamping unit and spacers
• Air filter lubricator and hose connection

MSF8-14 weights and dimensions


Size range: 8-14” (203 – 356mm)
Dimension A: 14.25” (362mmm)
Dimension B: 11.45” (291mm)
Dimension C: 6.0” (152mm)
Weight: 27kg

Extra accessories

Along with the thorough toolkit provided with the MSF, Mirage can supply a range of extra accessories including part off tooling, universal counter bore slide, hydraulic drive gearbox and mobile HPU and a single angle bevel tooling (HSS and inserted).

To find out more about the MSF and the extra accessories available, download Mirage’s free Pipe Casing & Cutting Machine Buyer’s Guide. Complete with quick reference tables for easy product comparison, and detailed technical specifications for every model, the guide will become your all-in-one guide to the whole pipe casing and cutting machine range from Mirage.

Free download: Pipe and Casing cutting on-site machining buyer guide

Recent Posts