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Joy of Mirror Making: Rough Grinding BBAstroDesigns

Here is a 25 inch [635cm] mirror being rough ground followed by a beautiful grinding stand from the Delmarva Mirror Making Seminar. Grinding Tools To construct a grinding tool, attach unglazed ceramic tiles, 1 inch [2.5cm] square, to one of these substrates:

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Mirror grinding scope making

A good starter size is the 150 mm (6") mirror. A 200mm (8") will also work. Most ATM books and websites recommend a Pyrex® mirror blank, but in my opinion, annealed plate glass is better for this first, "learn and practice" mirror.It is cheaper, it is softer and grinds faster, needing less abrasives and with these small sizes, the low expansion glass like Pyrex has no practical (visible at

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Mirror Grinding Machine Products & Suppliers

Description:,mirrors, sub-assemblies and optical thin film coatings. They also manufacture technical & industrial glass and ceramic components, including standard and custom pedestals, precision glass tubes, rods and substrates for use in optical and industrial applications. Grinding. CNC Machining: Yes

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mirror grinding kit grind and polish telescope mirror at

All our Mirror Kits contain a Pilkington Float Glass mirror blank and Grinding Tool. These arefinished with fine ground edges. 180 grade first stage ginding powder. 400 grade ginding powder. 303 grade smoothing powder. Top quality Cerium Oxide Polishing powder.

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Mirror-o-Matic mirror making machine ATM pages of

NORELEM components Source of various M-o-M parts; MISUMI components Source of various M-o-M parts; Mirror-O-Matic grinding machine. When I decided in 2009 after a ten-year break to get into mirror making again, it quickly became clear to me that I would need to construct machine, as hand grinding big mirrors is not something very beneficial for

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Making a homemade mirror grinding machine ATM, Optics

Mar 06, 2006· The larger one is for grinding and polishing mirrors and is also used at higher speeds to centrifugally cast resin mirrors, an experiment I am playing with in my spare (sic!) time. The smaller mirror is used for power wrapping epoxy impregnated fiberglass around mandrels for making tubes and cylindrical components for open trusses.

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Telescope Mirror Blanks / TelescopeMirrorBlanks.Com

Telescope Mirror Blanks Providing telescope mirror blanks and kits to telescope makers. Mirror blanks are individually tested for internal strain. Plastic protractor inserted under a 6 inch mirror blank during a stress test, to illustrate what stress would look like if there were any present.

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Build your own telescope part 1: The mirror Thomas

The problem with thin mirrors is that they flex more easily during grinding and polishing, making it hard to achieve the required surface precision. They also need a more complex mirror cell (additional support points). Plop is a useful software to let you calculate the number of points needed based on the diameter and thickness of the glass:

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Telescope Making Supplies

Throughout the grinding and final lapping stages, the objective has been to reduce pits and scratches to the smallest possible size. However, no amount of grinding can produce a surface smooth enough or sufficiently transparent to meet the needs of a first-class telescope objective. Different techniques are

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How to grind a mirror for a telescope YouTube

How to grind a mirror blank into the well-figured basis for a Dobsonian telescope. How to grind the glass, how to carry out a focus test, how to polish with

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Mirror Industries OD/ID Grinding & Polishing

Mirror Industries offers precision OD & ID pregrind and finish grind processes to new and damaged cylindrical components to meet your specifications and tolerances. Our in-house reconditioning processes allow for quick turnaround at considerable value to our clients. Capabilities: Maximum OD grinding capacity-

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China Mirror Grinding, China Mirror Grinding Manufacturers

Alibaba offers 18,883 mirror grinding products. About 1% of these are abrasives, 1% are abrasive tools, and 1% are grinding machines. A wide variety of mirror grinding options are available to you, such as normal, cnc. You can also choose from free samples, paid samples. There are 18,883 mirror grinding suppliers, mainly located in Asia.

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Mirror Roller, Mirror Rollers, Supper Finish, Ahmedabad

Welcome to Brahmani Grinding & Engineering. In year 1995, two young entrepreneurs came together and laid the foundations of a company which today is widely regarded as the leader in providing surface engineering solutions through use of modern technologies in field of surface engineering.

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Mirror grinding machine construction log I started thinking about building my own mirror grinding machine several years ago. Various components for the mirror grinder. motor cradle overarm Speed reducer Here are some pictures I took after assembling the platter drive components (Feb 8, 2002)

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Grinding & Polishing Powders Polishing pitch Galvoptics

Grinding powders polishing pitch cerium oxide for telescope mirror grinding and polishing. View Basket (0) £0.00 ex VAT View Quote (0) Home Optical Components Telescope Products & Services Grinding Polishing Powders & Pitch. Grinding Polishing Powders & Pitch

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How mirror is made material, manufacture, making

Mirrors on the edge of a grinding plate or evaporator chamber may not have the same surface or coating as those in the center of the apparatus. If there is a wide range of metal thicknesses or surface flatnesses in a single batch of mirrors, the process must be adjusted to improve uniformity.

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Waite Research Telescope Mirrors :: Home

Precision optical components and revolutionary "feet-on-the-ground" design for ultimate performance. April 20, 2013--With the introduction of their Renegade 20" f/3.0 reflector, Waite Research has expanded from the fabrication of precision telescope mirrors into

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Grinding wheels for manufacturing of silicon wafers: A

Jan 01, 2007· The grinding process referred in this paper is the vertical spindle surface grinding (a.k.a. wafer grinding) using a cup wheel. A typical cup wheel is illustrated in Fig. 1. Fig. 2 illustrates the wafer grinding process. During grinding, the grinding wheel and the wafer rotate about their own rotation axes simultaneously, and the wheel is fed towards the wafer along its axis.

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Grinding your own mirror How is it possible to get

Dec 31, 2016· Page 1 of 2 Grinding your own mirror How is it possible to get accuracy in the nm? posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: So I have read forum questions & answers on topics such as whether it is possible to use a 3D printer to design and print out a telescope mirror, or design an array of paraboloids this way for a segmented design, and the answers have been, no, the 3D printers dont

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Telescope Making Supplies

Throughout the grinding and final lapping stages, the objective has been to reduce pits and scratches to the smallest possible size. However, no amount of grinding can produce a surface smooth enough or sufficiently transparent to meet the needs of a first-class telescope objective. Different techniques are

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