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

Posted by Alan Hillier on Jun 22, 2018 11:20:00 AM


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 back at how Mirage has evolved from its humble beginnings back in 1993 to the global company it is today.

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Topics: flange facing, joint integrity

What are spiral wound gaskets?

Posted by Alan Hillier on Jun 11, 2018 4:48:00 PM

what-are-spiral-wound-gasketsThe 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 machines, which is why we decided to put together this simple overview as an introductory guide for the on-site machinist.

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Topics: flange facing, joint integrity



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