Case Study Mirage machines

TIDAL FIN REMOVAL

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REQUIREMENTS: – Structural plates required removal from tidal turbine monopoles. – Diving time severely restricted to 20 minutes due to tidal direction change and ‘Neap Tide’. SOLUTION: – Plates (1.8m x 150mm x 30mm) removed using a slitting saw. Remaining material removed using face milling. – Quick release tooling used to allow fast project completion. OUTCOME: All machining operations were …