A clamshell pipe cutter, also known as the clamshell lathe, is a type of portable machine tool used during construction or maintenance of pipelines, mostly in the oil and gas and petrochemicals industries. As Mirage is a clamshell pipe cutterfalse
See which machines are used for cutting through large pipes and heavy wall casings in the oil and gas industry. For your convenience, this page brings together videos of machines suitable for pipe cutting, weld preparation, casing cutting and morefalse
How split frame cutters are used
Split frame cutters, or ‘clam shell cutters’ as they are often called, are frequently used in the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries for parting, bevelling and counter-boring large diameter pipes.
One of the Mirage split frame pipe cutters was put to the test recently when it was demonstrated at a client’s workshop. Despite the demanding requirement to cut through a heavy material wall thickness of 90mm, the MSF 26-32 performed exceptionallyfalse