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Portable machine tool picture round-up Q1 2018

These featured photos include the most popular in-situ machining photographs and illustrations posted on our social media channels from January through to the end of March 2018. Shown here are hot tapping, the building of flange facers and diamond

In-situ machining photo roundup - July to September 2017

These featured photos include the 5 most popular in-situ machining images posted on our social media channels from July through to September. Machine types include; orbital milling, hot tapping, manipulator diamond wire saw, flange facing and a band

Subsea Diamond Wire Saw: Infographic guide to the key components


If you're interested in finding out how subsea diamond wire saws are constructed and how they work, take alook at our visual guide to help you understand the basics. 

For a quick snapshot you can view the image below, but for a clearer and closer

How Diamond Wire Saws work



The origins of the Diamond Wire Saw

The practice of using diamonds for cutting hard materials can be traced back to Egypt as far back as 2500 BC. However, the industrial type of diamond wire saws we use today are a much more recent development and

Case Study: Mirage Subsea's Diamond Wire Saw makes the cut in pipeline decommissioning project

One of  Houston based Mirage Subsea's Diamond Wire Saws (MDWS) was the product chosen to enable a major Saudi Arabian operator to successfully decommission a subsea pipeline.

3D animation: Mirage subsea diamond wire saw product demonstration



Mirage’s Diamond Wire Saw is designed for underwater cutting on multi-string casings, piles, platform legs and wellheads; ideal for quickly cutting through dissimilar materials and resisting compressive forces. Mirage’s DWS is a practical,

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