Flatness Laser Levelling Machine (FLLM)

Typical operations the Flatness Laser Leveling Machine (FLLM) and Circular Laser Leveling Machine (CLLM) equipment can undertake are:

  • Turbine casing horizontal joints
  • Compressor casing horizontal joints
  • Turbine covers
  • Machinery foundations
  • Distribution plate surfaces
  • Guide vane gate surfaces
  • Reactor head flanges
  • Equipment foundations
  • Bearing surfaces
  • Blast furnace bell surfaces
  • Weapons mounting foundations
  • Rocket and missile launchers
  • Sonar and radar revolving dome surfaces
  • Onshore and offshore cranes

 Capacities and range of FLLM and CLLM Machining range:

  • FLLM : adaptable to any size
  • CLLM : 2.5m – 24m (8’ – 80’) diameter
  • Low profile CLLM : 1.8m – 4.1m (6’ – 13.5’) diameter

Machining accuracy:

LSLM : 0.05mm (0.002”) over an area of 25m2 (250 ft2)

CLLM : overall flatness on diameter of 0.1mm (0.004”)


Flatness Laser Leveling Machine (FLLM)

Furmanite’s linear self-leveling milling machine (FLLM) allows in-situ laser controlled machining of any horizontal surface to an overall flatness. The electronic leveling control system automatically fixes the plane of the milling cutter to the plane of the scanning laser. Traditional methods rely upon conventionally leveled and aligned heavy rail systems which are affected by both thermal distortion and deflection. The scanning laser serves the dual function of controlling the machine and surveying the results. The FLLM with laser control and a selection of cutting and grinding attachments can produce a wide range of machined finishes.

Furmanite - Innovative since 1920

Leak Sealing process developed leak-sealing-developed_thumb 01/01/1920

Furmanite Leak-Sealing process is Developed The under pressure Leak Sealing process is developed by Eugene Clay Furman at the Newport …

First DIY Leak-Sealing Kit old-furmanite-leak-sealing-equipment 01/01/1924

First DIY Leak-Sealing Kit The first do-it-yourself Leak Sealing kits were developed and marketed by Clay Furman and while they …

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Long Standing Relationships US customer reference list that includes individual war ships in the US Navy, US steel companies and …

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1st Patent is filed in 1927 The Furmanite patent for the leak sealing process filed in 1927 was the first …

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Furmanite moves Overseas First overseas agents appointed to market the leak Sealing kits including in the United Kingdom and Euro…

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Price List from 1926 Table detailing costs of allowing a steam leak based on $4 per ton for “Long coal”. …

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Furmanite is thinking global A brief history of the United Kingdom Company written by A W Forsyth (OBE) in September 1973 …

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Technology Development Furmanite Expands Engineering on Leak Sealing Technology. Photographs taken from a 1934 sales brochure together with schematics of …

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Growing Furmanite Letter from the Chairman of Furmanite Engineering based in Birkenhead, England to his lawyer requesting information on a …

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New Direction Alan Forsyth, acting as a consultant to Furmanite Engineering (1929) advised the Board to move from selling low …

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Never to compromise on the high quality A brief history of the United Kingdom Furmanite organisation written by Joyce Hainsworth, the …

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Best in the business were called Furmanite successfully seals nitrous oxide leakage on the Space Shuttle “Discovery” pre launch September …

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Start of Modern Furmanite The common shares of Furmanite were acquired by Kaneb Inc on 24th January 1991. Furmanite remains …

Acquisition-GSG Division Acquisition-GSG-Division_thumb 01/13/2006

Acquisition of Flow-Serve GSG Division Furmanite as part of Xanser Corporation acquired the General Services Group (GSG) of Flow-Serve corporation …

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Corporate Name Change Xanser Corporation (NYSE:XNR) changed the company’s name to Furmanite Corporation, and the company’s shares were traded on …

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Furmanite Corporation Acquires Self Leveling Machining Technology Furmanite expanded  its global on-site machining capabilities through the acquisition of Self Leveling …


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