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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. I have plans for the Mir O Matic but would like to do something a bit more modern. I have some ideas about using a AC drive and a large aluminum disk for the turntable and have made a parts list …

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Mirror-o-Matic was designed to be a very low cost astronomical mirror grinding, polishing and figuring machine. Its attributes are: 1. It can be built for somewhere between $200 and $400. 2. It is constructed of hardware store items and it needs no machined parts. 3. It is constructed primarily of 3/4 inch plywood and has few close tolerances. 4. Learn More

Jan van Gastel Making a mirror o matic mirror making machine

Grinding On the picture below the machine is fine grinding an 8 inch mirror with an 71% tool (143 mm diameter) and 9 micron aluminium oxyde. The bent lines on the mirror are the effect of the tool turning - with respect to the mirror - faster at the central part of the mirror as compared to the edge zones. Learn More

Grinding Machine for Large Telescope Mirrors

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. The machine can also work smaller mirrors if the drip pan is moved to the fast shaft on ... Learn More

Building a fixed post mirror grinding machine

Aug 19, 2019 A few years ago, I was thinking about hand grinding a mirror. I watched a YouTube video of John Dobson hand grinding a mirror. I don’t really remember how big it was, but it was big. Maybe 14”. Maybe larger. John was no youngster in this video and even though he is a master, he sure put a hellova lot of labor into that mirror. Learn More

Fixed post mirror grinder advice DIY Astronomer

Nov 01, 2011 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. Learn More

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Products/Services for Parabolic Mirror Grinding Machines. Grinders and Grinding Machines - (984 companies) Grinders and grinding machines use an abrasive that is bonded to a wheel, belt or disc to remove material and improve surface finish. Devices can be pneumatically driven or powered by a combustion engine or electric motor. Learn More

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May 15, 2013 Here is the project file (source code). It was created using Microsofts VC++ ver 6. 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 …. Learn More

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China Polishing Machine manufacturers - Select 2021 high quality Polishing Machine products in best price from certified Chinese Grinding Machine, Grinding Equipment suppliers, wholesalers and factory on Made-in-China.com Learn More

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Mirror-O-Matic grinding machine. The 54HD-100 has a 54” diameter grinding wheel and 100” diameter magnetic chuck, with the ability to swing 126 Learn More

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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 … Learn More

Polishing a 40 cm mirror on a Mirror o Matic mirror making

Nov 14, 2017 This video shows the polishing of a 40 cm (16 ) mirror on the M-o-M. The diameter of the tool is 30 cm or 75% of the diameter of the mirror. The tool hangs ... Learn More

A Construction Manual For Converting The Mirror o Matic

Rem ove the hinges and re -drill the holes to the size required (usually 7/16”) for 5/8” 3 -pronged nuts. Install the nuts in the bott om of the arm and bolt the hinges to the arm with 5/8” x 1” bolts. Mirror -o-Matic 26 Use 5/6” x 1 -1/4” NC bolts washers and nuts to attach the over -arm to the platform. Learn More

Fixed Post Mirror Grinding Machine YouTube

Shown here I have the overarm locked to use the machine in fixed-post grinding/polishing mode. The overarm can be engaged with adjustable stroke length. Show... Learn More

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