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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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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 . mirror grinding machine eBay

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Mirror-o-matic

The Machines Documentation Information for ATMs Contact Dennis

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Ritchey Mirror Grinding Machine National Air and Space

The machine was used for making numerous mirrors over the next four decades and extensively modified over that period. It embodies the sub-diameter tool design approach to making large telescope mirrors whereby the grinding tool is drawn across the mirror blank by programmable rotating arms.

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telescope mirror grinding machine for sale

Joy of Mirror Making Introduction BBAstroDesigns. Stone tools go back 3.3 million years. Pounding, scraping, knapping, grinding combined with fire, heat, melting leads us today to grinding telescope mirrors from glass. Making a telescope mirror is one of the

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Wooden Telescope Part 1 the Mirror 14 Steps (with Pictures)

Some amateurs actually use grinding machines to cut most of the grinding and polishing time. Figuring is actually the most sensitive part. Machines can achieve a good result for longer focal ratio (f/6, f/8, etc) but hand figuring is probably still the best option, especially for faster mirrors.

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Telescope Mirror and Lens Grinding Machine uship

Compare Multiple Quotes for Precision Instruments and Apparatus Shipping at uShip. Recent Shipments include Telescope Mirror and Lens Grinding Machine Circa, shipped from Saint Petersburg, Florida to Greenville, North Carolina

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Large Homemade Telescope Making Project Google Sites

This web page provides an overview of my large homemade telescope making project. I read several telescope and mirror making books and visited many amateur telescope making or ATM websites to learn how to build a 14.5 inch homemade telescope of this size. These sources of information provided many of the techniques I used to make the telescope.

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mirror grinding machine mantelzorgleiderdorp

Mirror Grinding Machine Leonardo Da Vinci's Inventions. The mirror or lens grinding machine is a masterpiece of mechanical engineering. It has several gears in mesh at all times and also has several variable settings built into it.

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Moulding Knives, Templates, Molding Catalog by Mirror

Mirror Reflections is a moulding knife design and manufacturing company that produces some of the finest quality molding knives, profile templates and CAD (computer-aided design) drawings in the woodworking industry.We are a reliable resource for superior quality cutters for the moulder or shaper and acrylic templates for profile knife grinders.

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Mirror Grinding Machine IceInSpace

May 12, 2007Mirror making machines are diversion all of their own, not necessarily a labor saving device for the inexperienced. Its probably the case that until anyone learns the subtleties of producing a superb mirror by hand, that they will never make a good mirror by machine .

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Mirror Polishing YouTube

Mirror Grinding Machine by benjamintmullin. 021. Play next; Play now; Mirror-o-matic figuring with various offsets by Berthold Hamburger. 130. Play next; Thin mirror making drip system avoiding astigmatism by Ricardo Dunna. 215. Play next; Play now; Aluminum Evaporation Optical Mirror Making by DHobbies. 405. Play next;

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Buy mirror blanks for telescope making

12 Inch Mirror Blanks, 3/4 Thick $69 SH (16); Shipping prices are to the USA not shipping outside the US, sorry Combined shipping is possible Write For a complete mirror making KIT, with all abrasives, polishing compounds, pitch, and grinding tool included, please see our Buy Telescope Mirror Kits

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spin polishing making a perfect edge RadDobs

A picture being some K better, here's one of a mirror that's undergoing final polishing prep before figuring today. This is a fixed quill (static position) polishing machine (Derek) doing edge preparation on a 14.7 f/4.4 fused silica mirror. The aft end of the overhead channel pivots via an automobile ball-end joint.

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grinding polishing overarm pelletkachel-koning

Mar 16, 2015 Page 2 of 5 Making a Mirror grinding Polishing machine posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum The machine I made is just driven by a drill press and pulley system. Variable speeds could be nice, but so far this system has worked. The turntable goes about 40 RPM for spin grinding and polishing, which works quite well.

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Leonardo Da Vinci's mirror making machines

In his Codice Atlantico, Leonardo offers two of sketches of mirror making machines. One machine is designed for grinding concave mirrors of small focal length. The other machine, a much larger piece to implement, grinds mirrors of large focal lengths. Though Leonardo da Vinci creates sketches of mirror grinding, one

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Mirror Grinding Machine Leonardo Da Vinci's Inventions

Mirror Grinding Machine Leonardo's Mirror Grinding Machine. leonardo miror grinding machine. The mirror or lens grinding machine is a masterpiece of mechanical engineering. It has several gears in mesh at all times and also has several variable settings built into it. This machine was most likely designed by Leonardo while he was either

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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) Then need a tool blank poorer glass softer glass Place mirror on top tool

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Telescope Making Links Designs and Techniques STAR

Making a tile on plaster tool Berthold Hamburger's Tile Tool Page (mirror) Grinding with Washers Grinding Large Thin Mirrors Part I Grinding,Polishing and Figuring Large Thin Mirrors Part 2 Polishing Astronomy, telescope making,mirror grinding and testing Large Thin Mirror Making by Mel Bartels Grinding Machines Mirror-o-matic

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Astronomy Options Astronomy, Mirror Making, Telescopes

Aug 29, 2016Finally had a chance to move to finer grinding compound. I'm very impressed with how much manual labor can be taken out of making a mirror with a grinding machine. The methods used here are from Gordon Waites youtube videos that area available for all to see.

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Making a Mirror Grinding Machine bovenindewolken

Making a Mirror grinding Polishing machine Page 2 ATM, 19 Mar 2015, Page 2 of 4 Making a Mirror grinding Polishing machine posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum The machine I made is just driven by a drill press and pulley system Variable speeds could be nice, but so far this system.

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telescope mirror grinding machine plans janudema

Mirror Grinding Machine My Mirror Grinding Machine For a long time I've wanted to build a machine for grinding telescope mirrors To use these parts, I had to modify some of Dennis' plans How I did it is described below This machine is the result It is capable of grinding up to 20 telescope mirrors Pictured is a 10 Telescope Mirror Making

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Making a Mirror. Astronomy

So you really want to build a Telescope Mirror. Here's another way to do the work along with some digressions on doing things related to making mirrors. Another work in progress although it's complete enough to make a mirror at this time. I'm just adding thoughts as I

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US1171174A Parabolic-mirror-grinding machine. Google

To all whom it may concern Be it known that I, THOMAS A. Corny, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Arequipa, Peru, have invented a new and Improved Parabolic-Mirror-Grinding Machine, of which the'following is a full, clear, and exact description.

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Mirror Grinding Machine sinaforchi

Mirror Grinding Machine Leonardo Da Vinci's Inventions. Mirror Grinding Machine Leonardo's Mirror Grinding Machine. leonardo miror grinding machine. The mirror or lens grinding machine is a masterpiece of mechanical engineering. It has several gears in mesh at all times and also has several variable settings built into it.

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How to Make Your Own Telescope Mirror instructables

You can do this without a drill press or turntable but youll need to make sure and always move around the table just as you would while fine grinding. When making a mirror remember RANDOM RANDOM RANDOM. Random is the golden rule that will make this mirror better than any machine can. If you made it this far your doing very good.

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Used Glass Polishing Machine for sale. GM equipment more

Used glass polishing machine 101 listings. Sort by Price Low to High High to Low. (14) Spindle straight grinding machine for the processing of flat edge and arris with mitering from 0 to 45 with cerium oxide polishing on the edge $38,900 (USD) Thank you for making Machinio better!

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From the kiln of Horace Davis Mirror Grinding Machine

His kiln is computer controlled to follow any schedule of temperature vs time. I couldn't help him with the former, but I could the latter. I had an idle mirror grinding machine (a modified MOM 20), so I volunteered to grind and polish his blanks and check for strain using the cross-polarized light test.

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Telescope Mirror Grinding Machines boucherie-dujardin

Astro-Tel Mirror grinding machine Ray Hall 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.

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Mirror Making Machine dv-fansler

In the beginning was the barrel. Around the barrel the amateur telescope maker would walk. After hours of pushing glass, he examine his work and declared-Bugger this for a Lark A machine has got to be easier! I made my first telescope mirror, by hand in the early 1970's. While I did not have a barrel to walk around, I did have a stand I made.

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