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Mirror grinding - scopemaking.net

One as the mirror, and the other as the tool. If you have such a kit, save the second glass, and make a tile tool. Tile tools grind faster, and you can make 2 mirrors instead of one. Or you can share the costs of a mirror kit with a friend and make a mirror each.

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.

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Mel Bartels' Amateur Telescope Making - BBAstroDesigns

Finally, the precision refractory molds for slumping the 42 inch mirrors in the kiln are proving too thin. Not to despair - I have a plan. See my updated notes and pictures. IC443, the Jellyfish Nebula with my 13' and various filters. My new grinding machine, polishing a 25 inch [635cm] diameter mirror. The extended HorseHead Nebula area (IC434).

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I started doing this because of the high cost of small quantities of Grit and Grit kits and found that many people felt the same way. I think we have a collection of Mirror Making supplies unlike any other website.

Firsthand Discovery - Amateur Astronomy and Telescope ...

Your source for amateur telescope making. We have telescope mirror blanks, kits, and books for the amateur astronomer.

Grinding, Polishing, Figuring a 10" Mirror - ATM, Optics ...

May 16, 2011· Page 1 of 4 - Grinding, Polishing, Figuring a 10" Mirror - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hello fellow CNers, I obtained the piece of glass which was being discussed at Another Glass Identification Question. Over the next few weeks I will be striving to turn it into a mirror; this topic will document my progress, and I hope, feature your suggestions as I encounter difficulties.

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

Grinding the back flat is just the first step in preventing astigmatism. The next step is the proper mirror support. Fine grind and polish the mirror face up. A thin mirror bends over the edge of the tool if it's worked on top, so the problem reduces to supporting the mirror from its underside.

Conical Cross-section and Standard Parabolic Mirrors

Conical Cross-section and Standard Parabolic Mirrors See description on new 6, 8, 10 and 12.5" inch conical mirrors as well as 14.5 inch and larger mirrors for mounting methods. Please note that the 8, 10 and 12.5 inch mirrors come all required mounting hardware. A General Description of Conical Mirrors. Conical Mirror Specifications

Mirror blank kit - ATM, Optics and DIY Forum - Cloudy Nights

Jun 23, 2014· Mirror blank kit - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Could somebody please point me to a source where I can purchase a kit for grinding a 6" mirror …

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The BYOT kits have Hot-line support for any questions or problems you may have. The kits are supplied to schools and are designed for 12 year olds and up. If mirror grinding and polishing doesn't sound like your cup of tea, the mirror can be purchased separately to the rest of the telescope kit.

Telescope Mirror Kits - firsthanddiscovery.com

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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HOW TO ORDER Our operations have expanded to include Aquatic Optics which provides corrective diving lenses and a new division (fka the Hacker Glass Company) that encompasses Corning's Pyrex 7740 tubing and rod products, colored glass rods (made by North Star and Glass Alchemy) and other flame working supplies.

ATM's Resource List: I. Mirror Making Kits and Supplies

Jan 17, 2016· P.O. Box 1310, Wildomar, CA 92595, Tel: (909) 245-9636 Mirror grinding kits. Free catalog. Sutton Scientifics, Inc Precision Optics Division, PO Box 310, 246 West College Street, Star, NC 27356 phone(910)428-1617 fax (910) 428-1616 A new source of supplies for the mirror maker. Manufacturer of the Acculap synthetic pitch, they are a source for ...

Grinding my first 6" f/8 Telescope Mirror - YouTube

Oct 27, 2011· This video shows a few initial stages of making a primary mirror for a 6" f/8 telescope. I'm a newbie so bear with me in my ignorance as a first timer making a Telescope. I actually purchased ...

Telescope Making Supplies - willbell.com

We provide a complete line of amateur telescope making (ATM) supplies including, Mirror kits, Pyrex, abrasives, pitch and polishing compounds ... steps are used to produce abrasive grains of like shape and edge for longer and more economical grinding action. ... As you read some of the older books on telescope making you will understand how ...

Jumping into Mirror Making, by Michael Mills - novac.com

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 kit from Willmann-Bell, and ...

Telescope Products & Services - galvoptics.co.uk

We offer a range of products and services for the ameteur telescope enthusiast such as grinding powders, polishing powders /compounds, telescope aluminising services. We offer a Telescope mirror re coating service for both Primary and Secondary telescope mirrors. We also offer a recoating service for Sextant mirrors. Please contact us for ...

SkyBadger - Mirror Grinding Machine

The mirror machine came to me as a result of astronomical horse-trading, swapping a large GEM mount and a 8" Newtonian OTA for the machine as it was and a start kit consisting of two 6" blanks and the grit, rouge and pitch to manufacture a mirror. The grinding machine had been built to the design of the mirror-o-matic design of Dennis Rech ...

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mirror grinding kit grind and polish telescope mirror at home mirror blank grinding tool grinding powders ceruim oxide optical polish. View Basket (0) £0.00 ex VAT View Quote (0) ... All our Mirror Kits contain a Pilkington Float Glass mirror blank and Grinding Tool. …

Large Homemade Telescope Making Project

Unfortunately, the cost of mirror grinding kits and pyrex blanks has increased significantly in recent years to the point where any savings from making a mirror versus buying one are minimal at best. Yet, the larger the mirror you make the more money you can save when compared to buying a mirror already made. And before buying a kit, surf the ...

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Your source for amateur telescope making. We have telescope mirror blanks, kits, and books for the amateur astronomer.

Complete Glass Grinder Kit | Delphi Glass

Get into the Grind Developed by Delphi experts, the Complete Glass Grinder Kit has everything you need to start grinding now! Features one of our most popular grinders plus all the accessories to keep your equipment in top notch condition.

Stellafane ATM: Grits, Polish & Pitch

The table below can be used as a rough guide in obtaining the grit, polish and pitch necessary for a small mirror project. Be aware that buying small quantities of is often difficult and expensive, and the first time mirror maker usually does best to purchase a mirror making kit which includes the necessary set of abrasives and pitch.

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REFLECTOR TELESCOPE KITS—You - Vintage Projects

REFLECTOR TELESCOPE KITS—You will note that there are two lists of parts printed on these pages. There is an economy kit of parts for around $27 and another kit, illustrated here, for $150. Why the large difference? Primarily, it is the difference between buying a finished para­ bolic mirror and grinding …

Five Star Optical Supply|Quartz Mirror Blanks for Telescopes

Following in the footsteps of Greg Rohde (Superior Optical Supply), new owners Tim and Chris Anderson (Five Star Optical Supply) will continue to provide high quality, quartz mirror blanks to the amateur astronomy market. Quartz is a very pure glass with an extremely high melting point.

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Telescope Mirrors, Blanks, Secondaries, Grinding Materials ...

Aluminium oxide grinding powder per kilo $40AUD Tin oxide grinding powder per kilo $30AUD Pumice grinding powder per kilo $30AUD 80 Grade grinding powder per 8" mirror $2AUD 120 " " $2AUD 220 " " $3AUD 320 " " $4AUD 500 " " $6AUD 1000 " " $8AUD 1600 " " $8AUD Cerium Oxide " $8AUD Lap resin kit …