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5 bespoke portable machine tools that solved on-site machining problems

Posted by Alan Hillier on Mar 22, 2016 9:02:00 AM


bespoke-machines-for-oil-and-gas-industry1.pngDespite the vast array of on-site portable machine tools now available for service companies and plant maintenance engineers, new projects can throw up some unique and unexpected challenges where only a purpose designed product can solve the problem. The Mirage in-house design team has come to the rescue of many of these customers and here’s 5 examples of machines specially developed to solve some very specific and difficult problems.

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Topics: On-site machining, Oil and Gas Industry, wind turbine blade repair, cnc milling machine, portable machining

Case Study: Mirage develops bespoke CNC gantry milling machine for shipbuilding project

Posted by Alan Hillier on Jan 25, 2016 9:30:00 AM


Above left: The Gantry Milling Machine under development in Derby (UK). Above right: Ready for testing at Mirage Subsea in Houston (USA).

In 2015 we were asked to provide a solution for an on-site machining project for a client operating in the shipbuilding sector. Our engineers met the challenge by designing a custom built solution which was tested thoroughly before delivering it to the customer. Here’s an overview of the solution our team produced and how it was tested;

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Topics: On-site machining, Shipbuilding, milling, gantry milling machine, case study, cnc milling machine



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