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PLATFORM LEG CRACK TERMINATION

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Workshop trail. REQUIREMENTS: Cracking discovered in the main caisson around a vent exhaust duct on the platform leg. The requirement was to machine an elliptical hole into a 5m diameter platform leg. LOCATION: Siri Platform, Denmark SOLUTION: – Use the Mirage 3 axis gantry milling machine. – Workshop trials carried out in advance OUTCOME: All machining operations were completed first …