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Mirror grinding machine construction log James Crombie

Mirror grinding machine construction log I started thinking about building my own mirror grinding machine several years ago. Having been on the ATM list now since almost the

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Astro Tel Mirror Polishing Machine turbofast.au

Mirror Grinding Machine. Mirror Polishing Machine. Small Grinding Polishing Machine MIRROR POLISHING MACHINE. This machine was originally designed and built for polishing optical flats. However mirrors of 28quot; radius of curvature have been polished on it. Plan view of top of machine Fig. 2. Front view of machine Fig. 3. Polishing bowl

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Mirror o Matic mirror making machine ATM pages of

Generating the curve on a mirror blank is a tedious process when done manually or a messy (and dangerous) affair when done with machines. After reading an article by Ed Jones about using diamond pellets for that task, I wanted to try the idea on the grinding machine.

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Homemade Mirror Grinding Machine Grinding Mill China

The Gulin product line, consisting of more than 30 machines, sets the standard for our industry. We plan to help you meet your needs with our equipment, with our distribution and product support system, and the continual introduction and updating of products.

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SPAC Mirror Lab

Welcome. Where the 19th Century Art of Mirror Making Meets the 21st Century. The Saint Petersburg Mirror Lab is a small band of dedicated mirror grinders and telescope makers living in

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build a mirror grinding machine The Gulin product line, consisting of more than 30 machines, sets the standard for our industry. We plan to help you meet your needs with our equipment, with our distribution and product support system, and the continual introduction and updating of products.

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Stellafane Links Page

Stellafane External Links provide links to related information on Amateur Telescope Making, Mirror Making, Optics, other Astronomy clubs and local area links to the Springfield, Vermont area.

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Mirror grinding machine construction log James , Mirror grinding machine construction log I started thinking about building my own mirror grinding machine several years ago Having been on the ATM list now since .

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Newport Glass Works, LTD. Grinding, Polishing and Figuring

There are several ways to support the grinding and polishing machine turntable, but first make sure the turntable itself is rigid. It must not bend. If your machine lacks a sturdy turntable, one way to make one is to cast it out of Kerr plaster 4quot; to 5quot; thick.

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24quot; Mirror Grinding and Polishing Machine IceInSpace

Jun 06, 20100183;32;24quot; Mirror Grinding and Polishing Machine I started this thread to record my building progress of a new mirror grinding and polishing machine. This machine will be capable of handling mirror sizes up to 22quot;.

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Mirror grinding machine DIY Astronomer Stargazers Lounge

Oct 05, 20050183;32;Thanks guys, I'm really looking forward to this machine's completion. There's a dearth of good quot;glass pushersquot; out there, and I'd like to join their ranks. James I've done a couple 6quot; mirrors and 5quot; mirrors the hard way, and it's a major pain, literally.

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SkyBadger Mirror Grinding Machine

The grinding machine had been built to the design of the mirror o matic design of Dennis Rech ( link ). While the bulk of the components were in place it wasn't finished some linkages were not in place, the tool drive arm was unfinished and a few other bits weren't there.

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Telescope Mirror Kits firsthanddiscovery

Start with one of our telescope mirror kits. Each kit comes with a telescope mirror blank and all the abrasives (silicon carbide grits and white aluminum oxide powders), cerium oxide polish and pitch to grind and polish it to your specifications.

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Telescope Mirror Making Machine YouTube

May 09, 20130183;32;A sample and quite simple video of Vitastra's mirror making machine. This is a full custom design first inspired on the polishing machines designed by Karl Zeiss, but then cross inspired with

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M o M Free Preview Mirror o matic

Mirror o Matic was designed to be a very low cost astronomical mirror grinding, polishing and figuring machine. Its attributes are 1. It can be built for somewhere between $200 and $400.

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Lens Mirror Making Best lenses and mirrors are both made

Lens Mirror Making Best lenses and mirrors are both made by grinding the surface Start with a mirror or lens blank For mirrors only surface needs to be good Typical mirror want pyrex (eg BK7) Grinding Machines Hand grinding takes several days

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Newport Glass Works, LTD. Grinding, Polishing and Figuring

There are several ways to support the grinding and polishing machine turntable, but first make sure the turntable itself is rigid. It must not bend. If your machine lacks a sturdy turntable, one way to make one is to cast it out of Kerr plaster 4quot; to 5quot; thick.

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tut44 Making A Mirror Grinding Tool

Making A Mirror Grinding Tool By Allen Malsburry The average person would never think, I can make my own telescope. Most amateur astronomers believe, I can buy a better telescope than I can build. Neither is actually correct. For many decades now, amateur

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Find great deals on eBay for telescope mirror grinding kit. Shop with confidence.

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Grinding machine with driven overarm loptics

Grinding machine with driven overarm Over the summer of 2005, I modified the small grinding machine to have a driven overarm, and it is geared down from the turntable drive by about 14.51. This is similar to the mirror o matic machines, but it is built with good quality bearings and there is little slop in the machine (and none in the turntable).

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Large Thin Mirror Making BBAstroDesigns

Throw rough grit around the rim of the mirror, wet it down, grab a piece of metal, and grind in a nice rounded bevel 1/12quot; wide. Do this for the back side of the mirror also. As

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tut44 Making A Mirror Grinding Tool

Making A Mirror Grinding Tool By Allen Malsburry The average person would never think, I can make my own telescope. Most amateur astronomers believe, I can buy a better

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Mirror Grinding Machine

For a long time I've wanted to build a machine for grinding telescope mirrors. Dennis Rech's M o M designs finally inspired me to just get up and do it. Over the years, I'd been collecting motors, gear boxes, pulleys, etc.

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mirror grinding machine business plan How sewing machine is made manufacture, making, history The pioneers in the development of the sewing machine were hard at work at the end of the eighteenth century in England, France, and the United States.

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How I built an edge grinder for telescope mirror blanks.

I borrowed a few ideas from the Mirror O Matic mirror grinding machine, particularly how to mount the turntable on top of the pulley. Anyone building machinery for cold working glass should have a look at the MOM web site and plans. There are lots of good ideas there.

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mirror grinding machine plans bandsealerin vbas facilities news apr also, there is a plan to move the grinding machine, that was used for the mirror in the Live Chat Mike Lockwood Telescope Making Mirror

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Jeff Baldwin's machine

A mirror making machine enables the optician to multitask as well as save their own bodies from the horrors of mirror making work. Small mirrors can get just plain boring to push around, but large mirrors can be physically demanding and detrimental to your arms, back and attitude. Here is a shot of Jeff Baldwins 40 project from around 2000.

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Fixed post mirror grinder advice Stargazers Lounge

Nov 01, 20110183;32;An alternative, which seems very popular with home machine builders, involves rotating the mirror at a relatively high speed whilst the tool has minimal movement or is fixed (as in the case of Gordon Ws machine).

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Stellafane ATM Main Page

Much is also unchanged mirror grinding techniques are very similar to those written up by Porter and Ingalls in the 20180;s and 30180;s. Many amateur astronomers still choose to fabricate their own instruments, for the pride of accomplishment, the gaining of knowledge and the insurance of quality.

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