Case Study Mirage machines


willhartshorn Case Studies, Flange Facing Leave a Comment

Above: The flange facing machine base mounted into the flange bore, showing the setting straps. – Photo credit: Carlos Garcia This case study describes how a Mirage Flange Facing Machine was rapidly deployed to carry out an emergency repair at a vessel fabrication shop. REQUIREMENTS: A fabrication shop responsible for the vessel manufacture used in the petrochemical industries needed a …

Case Study Mirage machines


willhartshorn Case Studies, Flange Facing, Flange Facing Accessories, Flange Facing Machines Leave a Comment

This case study demonstrates the quality of surface finish that can be achieved using a Mirage Flange Facing Machine. It also shows why Mirage is the market leading manufacturer and highlights what can go wrong when an inferior machine is used. Above: One of the problem flanges. showing the rejected surface finish and grooves caused by movement of the machine …

Case Study Mirage machines


Alan Hillier Case Studies, Flange Facing Leave a Comment

REQUIREMENT 1 Mirage was asked to provide a product to machine both sides of heat exchangers up to 3m diameter. LOCATION Malaysia SOLUTION Our MM1000i and MM3000i flange facing machines were supplied with specially designed mounting and jacking plates for clamping onto the heat exchanger. The solution uses expanding bolts and a mechanism to centralize and level the plates prior …