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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

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Grinding Machine for Large Telescope Mirrors

Can be configured for spin or stroke work. Grinding Machine for Large Telescope Mirrors 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 reconfigured for spinning work or for stroking work.

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telescope mirror grinding / polishing machine with tachometer

2016/02/15· The machine is shown grinding a 300 mm mirror. How to build a tachometer: florin.myip.org/blog/making-tachometer-grinding-polishing-machine-telescope-...

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grinding / polishing machine for telescope mirrors

2014/09/29· Mechanical assembly is complete. The machine could start grinding now. I still need to build the electronics, and then there's painting and finishing.

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Astro-Tel Mirror grinding machine

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

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Mirror Grinding Machine YouTube

2013/06/25· telescope mirror grinding / polishing machine with tachometer Duration: 1:34. Florin Andrei 16,771 views 1:34 Making a Ceramic Tile and Dental Plaster Grinding Tool for the 20" f/4.5 Telescope

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Telescope Mirror Making Machine YouTube

2013/05/09· The machine is fully numerically controlled by a computer running under Linux. The kind of movement and spindle plate velocity is fully configurable, so that all the manufacturing steps that are...

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Mirror-o-Matic mirror making machine ATM pages of

The M-o-M is a marvellous machine due to its simplicity and yet refined design. It is extremely flexible accommodating mirror sizes from 4 inch up to 20 inch (with slight modifications) and can be used for all three steps necessary in producing a mirror. That is you can use it to grind, polish and figure your optics.

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Making a homemade mirror grinding machine ATM, Optics

2006/03/06· Making a homemade mirror grinding machine posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: I want to make a motorized mirror grinder,any good info on this,i have a couple geared motors,low speed high torque. One more

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Making a homemade mirror grinding machine ATM, Optics

2006/03/06· Making a homemade mirror grinding machine posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: I want to make a motorized mirror grinder,any good info on this,i have a couple geared motors,low speed high torque. One more

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Stellafane ATM Main Page

Grinding a Mirror "For it is true that astronomy, from a popular standpoint, is handicapped by the inability of the average workman to own an expensive astronomical telescope. It is also true that if an amateur starts out to build a

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home made grinding machine homemade telescope mirror

2019/10/01· Grinding Machine for Large Telescope Mirrors 2017-8-9 · Grinding Machine for Large Telescope Mirrors 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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Astro-Tel Mirror grinding machine

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

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Types of mirror grinding machines ATM, Optics and DIY

2018/11/16· Types of mirror grinding machines posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hi to all, I am planning to make a mirror grinding and polishing machine but i have limited knowledge about these machines. Because of this i have some questions to someone who has some experience with those machines; Some machines have fixed supportes and some of them have a prestaltic moving arm,

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tut44 Making A Mirror Grinding Tool Asterism.org

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

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Mike's Telescope Workshop

This is my home-built edge grinding machine for grinding down my home-cast mirror blanks. Click to see the whole project. This is a 12.5 inch diameter, 1.5 inch thick, light-weight honeycomb-back telescope mirror blank that I made myself. The blank only weighs 10 lbs, 4 oz.

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How do you turn a chunk of glass into a telescope mirror,

Mirror grinding tutorial The bevel is needed to prevent chipping of the disc edge while grinding. Use a tool sharpening stone, wet it with water, and grind at 45 degrees, around

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Homemade Telescope Making Google Sites

The mirror (or tool) was then carefully placed on top of the tool (or mirror) and grinding started (i.e., pushing the glass disk on top back and forth). The procedure was quite similar to grinding...

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Making my own fixed post mirror grinding/polishing machine

2012/10/15· Page 1 of 2 Making my own fixed post mirror grinding/polishing machine posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hey guys. Im thinking of making my own fixed post mirror grinding/polishing and curve generating machine. Ive got loads of questions regarding the design so Ill just start firing away Do I need an eccentric moving tool to be able to polish a mirror spherical? Would

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