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* When grinding a telescope mirror, you will find that plate glass takes less time to grind and polish than a mirror made from borosilicate glass. Please see the Buy Telescope Mirror Blanks page for low prices on plate glass mirror blanks.

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Chapter Two: Grinding With the 120 Grit, June 11, 2000 My mirror is hyperbolic. In my zeal to achieve an f/8 curve so quickly, I ground out the center of the mirror far more than the required depth. In my zeal to achieve an f/8 curve so quickly, I ground out the center of the mirror far more than the required depth.

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From rough and finish double-layer grinding to single-layer grinding, this newly developed wheel delivers mirror finishing that was …

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Learn alternative methods for speeding up the grinding and polishing of a telescope mirror. These techniques are not the best for your very first mirror.

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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 the hands of …

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Jumping into Mirror Making Michael Mills. I have been preparing to grind my own primary mirror for a long time. I've collected many fine books on telescope making and mirror grinding, including Richard Berry's Build Your Own Telescope, Sam Brown's All About Telescopes, and Jean Texereau's How to Make a Telescope.I read through all of these books, ordered a 6" mirror …

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Making A Mirror Grinding Tool By Allen Malsburry The average person would never think, "I can make my own telescope." Most amateur …

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Sep 29, 2010· 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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Placing the mirror face up and grinding with a moderate "W" stroke will also move the curve toward the edge, and tends to produce a more spherical surface. Leaving the mirror grossly hyperbolic will make fine grinding difficult.

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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 …

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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

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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

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Jumping into Mirror Making Michael Mills. I have been preparing to grind my own primary mirror for a long time. I've collected many fine books on telescope making and mirror grinding, including Richard Berry's Build Your Own Telescope, Sam Brown's All About Telescopes, and Jean Texereau's How to Make a Telescope.

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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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Grinding, Polishing and Figuring Thin Telescope Mirrors . Part 2 - Polishing . Abridged from an article appearing in Telescope Making #13 Provided: Courtesy of Astronomy Magazine Article's Author: Bob Kestner . I am going to start with some additions to topics covered in part 1, on grinding mirrors.

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How to make a large homemade telescope, including grinding polishing, and testing the homemade telescope mirror. Lots of photos and guidance on telescope making.

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6" & 8" Pyrex Mirror Blanks Patterns on surfaces and edges are mold marks, splotch on 6" is a grinding mark by the manufacturer. Two blanks are in …

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Back in the '60s and '70s I bought most of the Sam Brown booklets from Edmund Scientific along with a 6 inch mirror grinding kit. Heady stuff for a 14 year old to take on single handed, but tremendously educational in ways that still help me in my job.

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When grinding thinner blanks, be conscious of downward pressure - if excessive, it may bend the mirror blank out of shape. While this 'bending glass' effect is small, it makes proper support and regular turning of the work important.

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