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9 industry sector predictions every on-site machinist should know


Mirage in-situ machining products are used for many different applications across a wide range of industry sector. That's why do our best to keep up to date with the latest industry trends and predictions. This not only helps us forecast demand for

Orbital milling machine applications: ship thruster flanges


Above: An Azimuth Thruster. Image source: Wikipedia  https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=397859

Mirage orbital milling machines are used across a variety of industry sectors, especially those involving the manufacture of large circular

Case Study: Mirage develops bespoke CNC gantry milling machine for shipbuilding project

Above left: The Gantry Milling Machine under development in Derby (UK). Above right: Ready for testing at Mirage Subsea in Houston (USA).

In 2015 we were asked to provide a solution for an on-site machining project for a client operating in the

3 essential tools for shipbuild and repair

Mirage's range of portable machines is used across the shipbuild and repair industry in processes such as vessel building and repairs to worn bores.

From drills renowned for their ease of use and robust design, to the milling and drilling gantry

In focus: Bespoke turning machine for the best shaft journal repair

In a new feature for the Mirage blog we'll be taking an in-depth look at a specific portable machine tool. This week we take a look at the MST300-915 Bespoke Turning Machine for shaft journal repair.

When it comes to shaft journal repair, the days of

The pros and cons of European shipbuilders attending Marintec South America

The FIFA World Cup is not the only major event happening in Brazil this summer, as the Marintec South America Conference returns to Rio de Janeiro to host 18,000 delegates in August.

For European shipbuilders, the 3-day conference is one that is

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