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Video: Cutting through a heavy wall lower master valve using a split frame cutter

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 exceptionally

Industry trends every pipeline project engineer should know

What does the future hold for pipeline projects?

In this blog post we focus on global pipeline projects, including how the state of the oil and gas sector will drive future activity and the potential areas for growth.

How to ensure flange integrity in LNG plants

The process of converting natural gas into liquid form enables more efficient transport and storage but is widely held as hazardous and expensive, especially with the need for expensive cryogenic tanks used to store the liquid at extremely low

Case Study: Mirage Subsea's Diamond Wire Saw makes the cut in pipeline decommissioning project

One of  Houston based Mirage Subsea's Diamond Wire Saws (MDWS) was the product chosen to enable a major Saudi Arabian operator to successfully decommission a subsea pipeline.

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.

Is this the best pipe cutting machine for subsea wellhead projects?

As the requirement for better pipe cutting machine technology increases from those completing riser assemblies, caisson assemblies and subsea wellhead projects, it is the responsibility of portable machine experts to find the solution.

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