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 completed first time, to specification and within time critical operations window.

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