mirror grinding plans

Stellafane ATM: Mirror Making Overview

The purpose of fine grinding is to smooth the surface generated by rough grinding and to get "good contact": that is, grind smooth matching spherical surfaces on the mirror blank and tool. Smaller and smaller sizes of silicon carbide grit is used in the first stages of fine grinding, and then a switch is made to even smaller and finer grades of Aluminum Oxide grit.

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4 Practical and Convenient Mirror Alternatives

Find your inspiration and home decor ideas with our list of practical and convenient mirror alternatives for those who don't want glass mirrors in their homes. Having mirrors in the house have their obvious advantages. They’re well-known for making a room appear ...

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Astro-Tel

MIRROR GRINDING MACHINE. I made my first mirror grinding and polishing machine over thirty years ago. It used the working principle of the machine illustrated at "A" Fig.3, Page 163, "Amateur Telescope Making" Book 1. A bowl which ...

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Mirror Grinding Machine

My 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. Most of them ...

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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

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Woodware: Mirror Grinding Stand

Mirror Grinding Stand, Plywood Layout, Sketch #2 This sketch is shows the stand parts laid out on a piece of plywood. If you are making only one stand, you can have the sheet cut at 48 inches. This makes it easer to get home.

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Grinding Machine for Large Telescope Mirrors

Grinding machine for mirrors up to 42 inches [1.1m] in diameter. Can be configured for spin or stroke work. I designed and built a grinding machine for mirrors up to 42 inches [1.1m] in diameter. By slipping on and off a couple of belts, the machine can quickly be ...

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Mirror-O-Matic

Mirror grinding an polishing maching Mirror-O-Matic Click on any picture for a larger version Mirror-O-Matic Overview When I started into astronomy back in the late fall of 1999 I …

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MIRROR GRINDING AND POLISHING INSTRUCTIONS

If you have problems with these mirror grinding and polishing procedures and need assistance, please send an e-mail message with your questions and comments to Gil Moore, the Starshine project director, at [email protected] or call him at (719) 488-0721.

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Mirror grinding

You might purchase a mirror grinding kit, and have everything you need included. If such a kit is unavailable, you need to do some scrounging. You can order a 19 mm thick disc at your local glass shop. Such glass is usually used for

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Fixed post mirror grinder advice

 · I'm sure you'll do fine with the grinding Steve, I was just a little taken aback by the rotation speed, but as long as the mirror has three robust cleats in place to hold it, it shoudn't fly off. Many years ago I made a machine to grind large blanks,but the largest I did was a 16" f4.5.

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DIY l Homemade Mirror grinding machine

 · Spiegelschleifen Grobschliff 20" Spiegel/ Mirror Grinding rough grinding 20" mirror - Duration: 1:36. ma1ze 8,289 views ... Free Plans Available - Duration: 55:48. DIY Builds Recommended for you ...

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DIY Telescope Mirror grinding machine

 · telescope mirror grinding / polishing machine with tachometer - Duration: 1:34. Florin Andrei Recommended for you 1:34 DIY CNC Router for Under $900 - Free Plans Available ...

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