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  • Telescope Mirror Kits - firsthanddiscovery

    Want to build your own telescope? 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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  • 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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  • mirror grinding designing - duotek

    Mar 16, 2015· I am on the half of the way to make a mirror grinding machine inspired by original M-O-M design. I made the pulley arrangement such a .

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  • Newport Glass Works, LTD. Grinding, Polishing and Figuring .

    This is why you don't want to make mirrors to be worked on machines too thin. For 16" to 18" mirrors, 1.62" thick is the thinness I would recommend. There are several ways to support the grinding and polishing machine turntable, but first make .

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  • Homemade Mirror Grinding Machine - HomemadeTools

    Homemade mirror grinding machine constructed from angle iron, an electric motor, speed reducer, eccentric mechanism, pulleys, and bearings.

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  • machine for grinding telescope specula

    telescope mirror grinding machine plans - tombudeu. TELESCOPE MIRROR GRINDING Machine Design INFO PLANS, The machine automatically carries out the motions for grinding and polishing a 6" Telescope, Homemade grinding polishing machine - YouTube

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  • Mirror-o-matic

    The Machines: Documentation: Information for ATMs Contact Dennis

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  • mirror grinding machine - klabrickellparents

    Sep 30, 2014 · Mirror grinding machine runout ATM, Optics and DIY Forum . Feb 21, 20150183;32;Page 1 of 2 Mirror grinding machine runout posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum I am in the process of making a fixed post mirror grinding machine, big enough for a 20 inch mirror. I have now got the motor, pulleys, two shafts and turntable all together and working.

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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 14.5:1. 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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  • Jeff Baldwin's machine

    Fixed-post machine grinding is where the mirror is on a turntable rotating around 20 PRM [speeds vary], and a 75% tool is on top. They are already curve-generated. The tool is hanging over the mirror by 1/6 the diameter of the tool, or about 1/8 diameter of the mirror, and is fixed in this position.

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  • mirror grinding machine plan - desertsafaridubai

    Building a Mirror-O-Matic mirror making machine . . 20 inch mirrors, and a CD with building plans. . the machine is fine grinding an 8 inch mirror with . Making my own fixed post mirror . 15-10-2012· Page 1 of 2 - Making my own fixed post mirror grinding/polishing machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hey guys.

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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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  • 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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  • AGI Products: Telescope Mirror Blanks

    TELESCOPE MIRROR BLANKS MADE TO YOUR SPECIFICATIONS. If one of our standard telescope mirror blanks isn't exactly what you're looking for, Advanced Glass can custom make a telescope mirror blank to your specifications.

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  • 24" Mirror Grinding and Polishing Machine - IceInSpace

    Jun 06, 2010 · 24" 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 22".

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  • Telescope Mirror Making Kits and Supplies - Grind your own .

    Telescope Mirror Making Kits - We sell complete kits for grinding and polishing high quality telescope mirrors. TelescopeMirrorKits provides telescope makers with the most complete telescope mirror making kits available anywhere on the web.

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  • spin polishing - making a perfect edge - RadDobs

    For spin polishing (or grinding) OTOH the lap (or tool) is free to follow the curve of the glass, but other than that its pivot is just fixed in space above the rotating mirror. A picture being some K better, here's one of a mirror that's undergoing final polishing prep before figuring today.

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  • machine for grinding telescope specula

    telescope mirror grinding machine plans - tombudeu. TELESCOPE MIRROR GRINDING Machine Design INFO PLANS, The machine automatically carries out the motions for grinding and polishing a 6" Telescope, Homemade grinding polishing machine - YouTube

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  • Telescope Mirror Grinding Machines | Crusher Mills, Cone .

    Building a Waineo type grinding machine . someday" list was a rebuild of a lens/mirror grinding machine . Hindle type, and build a Waineo style machine, named after the late Tom Waineo.

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  • THE PROCESS OF MAKING A MIRROR - KENNEDY OPTICS

    The mirrors start out from Schott Supremax 33 borosilicate (precision annealed) blanks. They are places in Strasbaugh grinding/polishing machines. Each machine pictured can hold up to a 28" mirror and another machine that I have (not pictured can hold up to a 32" mirror). Zonal readings are made in a .

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  • telescope mirror grinding machine plans - abwasseranlagen

    How I built an edge grinder for telescope mirror blanks. I have been casting my own telescope mirror blanks for a from the Mirror-O-Matic mirror grinding machine, have a look at the MOM web site and plans.

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  • Large Thin Mirror Making - BBAstroDesigns

    In addition, a great deal of money will be saved: a finished 24" scope will set you back 7,000; grinding your own mirror and building the mount yourself will cost you 2,000. Amateurs have made mirrors up to 41" by hand. A grinding machine relieves the labor, but is not necessary. A 24" is the largest you can comfortably do solo.

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  • mirror grinding machine plan - desertsafaridubai

    Building a Mirror-O-Matic mirror making machine . . 20 inch mirrors, and a CD with building plans. . the machine is fine grinding an 8 inch mirror with . Making my own fixed post mirror . 15-10-2012· Page 1 of 2 - Making my own fixed post mirror grinding/polishing machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hey guys.

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  • mirror grinding machine plans in nigeria

    Mirror Grinding Machine - Cloudy Nights Mirror Grinding Machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: I have some interest in building a grinding machine for possible up to an 18 mirror, but something that will also do a 6 or 8 mirror.

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  • Mirror Grinding Machine Plans - carteaverde

    mirror grinding machine plans Joy of Mirror Making Polishing BBAstroDesignsThe Joy of Mirror Making And here is the result after 5 hrs of machine polishing starting . Get Price And Support Online; Mike Lockwood Telescope Making Mirror Making.

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  • Large Thin Mirror Making - BBAstroDesigns

    In addition, a great deal of money will be saved: a finished 24" scope will set you back 7,000; grinding your own mirror and building the mount yourself will cost you 2,000. Amateurs have made mirrors up to 41" by hand. A grinding machine relieves the labor, but is not necessary. A 24" is the largest you can comfortably do solo.

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  • build a mirror grinding machine - esmab

    Mirror Grinding Machine Plan Crusher Mills, Cone . Mirror Grinding Machine Plan. How I cut the Glass Mirror Blanks. Grinding Machines. Building a Waineo type grinding machine homepage msp1 Mirror-o. Chat With Sales. How I built an edge grinder for telescope mirror blanks.

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  • Making a Mirror grinding & Polishing machine - ATM, Optics .

    Mar 16, 2015 · Page 1 of 5 - Making a Mirror grinding & Polishing machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hello, I am on the half of the way to make a mirror grinding machine inspired by original M-O-M design. I made the pulley arrangement such a way that, both the turn table & eccentric spins at 50 RPM fixed.

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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 beginning of it here on the web, I had lots of of inspiration reading of others projects and viewing their webpages

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  • mirror grinding machine plans - spirosurvey

    Mirror Grinding Machine Plans In Nigeria. mirror grinding machine business plan spectrumsurvey Grinding/Polishing and figuring a 14" f/385 Telescope Mirror The first problem the budding mirror maker will encounter Mirror making is huge in the US and combined grinding stand was the first order of business run into thousands, so all in all this .

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