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Case study: Machining i-beam end faces with a milling rail and gantry

 Using a gantry with a milling rail creates working envelope to suit the specific project. it also enables a 2 axis milling rail to be used across 3 axes. This is illustrated in this case study from the construction sector.

How portable milling machines work


Portable milling machines are used widely in the oil & gas and power generation industries. Some typical projects to date that have used Mirage milling machines include pipe seam weld removal, stay vane machining at a hydro plant, and heat exchanger

In-situ machining photo roundup - April to June 2017

This time, our featured photos include the most popular images posted on our social media channels from April through to June. Topics include subsea milling, creating an ASME flange suraface finish, hot tapping and pipe beveling.

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Portable milling machines: Installation methods

Portable milling machines are used for many different types of on-site machining projects throughout the oil & gas, power generation and petrochemicals industries.

For the on-site machinist, knowing in advance how the product will be mounted onto the

How to align a portable gantry milling machine

A few weeks back, we published an overview of portable gantry milling machines that explained the main machine components and the different types of milling rail available.

This time we go a stage further and explain the fundamentals of setting your

Portable gantry milling machines. An overview


Portable milling machines are available in a wide range of sizes to suit in-situ machining projects with the stroke capacity of up to 3m length. But what can you do if you need to open up the working envelope to a much larger size?

This is where the

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