Mirage joined 502 exhibiting companies from 31 countries for the 3-day event, to showcase its range of portable machine tools to the South East Asian market.
World leaders in offshore construction
Hosted by Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy, Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and Busan Metropolitan City, the event is aimed at the offshore and ship building industries to promote the country’s reputation as an undisputed world leader in the construction of large offshore plant.
Keynote conference speeches included a debate on the impact of shale gas by Scott Bufton, Vice President of Universalpegasus and developments in deepwater subsea pipeline technology by Burak Ozturk, Group Technology Manager of Wood Group Kenny.
The country itself is the 13th largest economy in the world, and has a well-established offshore construction industry. Korean shipyards recorded 35% of the global new building market of offshore and shipbuilding project in 2012.
Its geographical position makes it a prime location for offshore wind farms, with a number of turbine developments being undertaken by local companies.
Machines on display
Mirage used the exhibition to display their flange facing machines and split frame pipe cutters, two portable machine tools that are essential for the industry. Here's some detail about the two products...
Flange facing machines
Mirage's flange facing machines offer unparalleled performance with their range carrying some of the most reliable, durable, efficient and precise machines on the market.
The patented powered tool post technology makes the operation of the machines easy and reduces operational risks.
The range can be used for many applications for the offshore industry and beyond including rise face flanges, RTJ grooves, heat exchanger flanges, weld preps and hub profiles.
Split frame pipe cutters
Introducing the new range of split frame pipe cutters (MSF) is a series of low clearance machines that have been designed for cutting and bevelling pipe efficiently.
The MSF also features flexibility in cutting through carbon steel, stainless steel, hastelloy, incolloy and super duplex with the use of an air or hydraulic drive.
Available in various different sizes, download the Mirage Pipe and Casing Cutting Buyers Guide by clicking here for more information.