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Types of gasket for oil, gas, petrochemicals and power generation

 

 

A flange leak results in loss of product and energy, sometimes with disastrous consequences. No plant operator wants leaking of toxic or hazardous material that can harm human and environment. The gasket helps to achieve a reliable seal to prevent

In focus: The MM2000i Flange Facing Machine

 

In our 'In-focus' blogs, we take a look at one of our portable machine tools. This time we're examining the MM2000i internal mount flange facing machine.

This is an internally mounted flange facing machine used for many types of flange facing,

Portable machine tool photo round-up: Q2 2018

These featured photos are highlights from those posted on our social media channels from April through to the end of June 2018. Included are heat exchanger machining, building of a clamshell cutters, a supersized hot tapping cutter and machines on

How to get a new flange facing machine at a reduced price

This week, we take a break from the usual technical insight to bring you something different. 2018 marks our 25th year as a manufacturer of portable machine tools, so we’re launching a superb offer to celebrate this important landmark. We also look

What are spiral wound gaskets?

The spiral wound gasket was developed in the early 20th century to meet the increasingly demanding conditions encountered in oil refinery operations. This type of gasket is commonly used with flange surface finishes created using Mirage flange facing

2 examples of on-site applications for Mirage Flange Facing Machines

 

Since we started this blog back in 2013 we've covered many different topics, including,  industry news, machine specifications, infographics, machining tips and much more. Wherever possible, we've tried to include bespoke projects and real life

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