Flange facing machines and many other portable machine tools in the Mirage range can be specified with a pneumatic drive option. Where a compressed air-line is available, these motors provide a simple, cleaner and safer solution than their hydraulic and electric equivalents.
When used and maintained correctly, you can expect a high level of performance from your pneumatic motor for many years. But what are the best practice things you should carry out to make sure your portable machine tool works efficiently every time?
Many of the machines from Mirage use air motors manufactured by Modec. You can find good advice available to download from their website here, but for your convenience we’ve summarized their advice below: