Case Study Mirage machines

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 time, to customer’s specification and within time critical operations window.

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