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Mirage insight: Testing portable machine tools to ensure quality

Posted by Alan Hillier on Apr 11, 2018 1:16:00 PM



On-site machining work can be required for a number of reasons and the stakes are high in the majority of cases. For example, production might be held up at a petrochemical plant, an offshore facility, or at power generation plant where a turbine needs maintenance.

Therefore, any onsite machinist will need total confidence that the machine tools specified will get the job done safely and efficiently. That’s why all Mirage manufactured products undergo a thorough inspection and pre-use testing process before being signed off and dispatched to the customer.

But what does this actually involve? below is just a selection of some of the checks made that helps ensure we only manufacture quality portable machine tools.

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Topics: QHSE

How can an in situ machine tool manufacturer guarantee quality?

Posted by Alan Hillier on Aug 3, 2016 9:00:00 AM


Visit almost any manufacturer’s website and the chances are you’ll soon find phrases such as “committed to total quality”, “quality assured” or “continuous improvement”.

We all know that the stakes are high in the oil, gas and power generation industries, so how can you tell if there’s any real substance behind these reassuring claims?

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Topics: QHSE



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