1. Home
  2. |  Telescope Mirror Grinding Machine Plans

Telescope Mirror Grinding Machine Plans

News & Blog

Mirror Grinding Telescope Making

Mirror Grinding Telescope Making

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 Tom Waineo's Desktop Grinding Polishing Machine Ken Lilja's Grinding Machine Grinding Machine Figuring Figuring a Paraboidal mirror by thermal.A good starter size is the 150 mm (6 ) mirror A 200mm (8 ) will also work Most ATM books and websites recommend a Pyrex mirror blank but in my opinion annealed plate glass is better for this first learn and practice mirror It is cheaper it is softer and grinds faster needing less abrasives and with these small sizes the low expansion glass like Pyrex has no practical (visible at.

Read More
Telescope Mirror Grinding Machines Mc World

Telescope Mirror Grinding Machines Mc World

Mirror grinding machines 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 telescope mirror grinding polishing machine.

Read More
Grinding Machine For Large Telescope Mirrors

Grinding Machine For Large Telescope Mirrors

Shop for cheap price Telescope Mirror Grinding Machine Plans Compare Price and Options of Telescope Mirror Grinding Machine Plans from variety stores in usa products sale Today if you do not want to disappoint Check price before the Price ope Mirror Grinding Machine Plans You will not regret if.

Read More
Home Made Mirror Grinding Polishing Machine Detailed Plan

Home Made Mirror Grinding Polishing Machine Detailed Plan

Telescope mirror grinding machine based on Dennis Rech's M o M 20 SkyBadger Mirror Grinding Machine If you plan on working your mirror by machine you'll run into problems that will Mike's Telescope Workshop Michael Davis Publishing.

Read More
Astro Tel Mirror Grinding Machine

Astro Tel Mirror Grinding Machine

Grinding machine waineo Made mirror grinding polishing machine detailed plan Telescope mirror grinding machine crusher mills grinding machines mirroromatic tom waineos desktop grindingpolishing machine ken liljas grinding machine telescope making david ratledges virtual home a telescope with a schmidt corrector is a schmidt.

Read More
Mirror Grinding Machine For Sale

Mirror Grinding Machine For Sale

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.

Read More
Mirror Grinding Machines

Mirror Grinding Machines

Mirrors can only be made with Special Precision Equipment in Expensive Factories or Labs Not True! Telescope mirrors can be made in your kitchen basement or garage with nothing than the mirror blank and a second piece of glass (called the tool) to rub the mirror.

Read More
Making Mirrors For Giant Telescopes Spie Digital Library

Making Mirrors For Giant Telescopes Spie Digital Library

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.

Read More
Making A Homemade Mirror Grinding Machine

Making A Homemade Mirror Grinding Machine

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 tut44 Making A Mirror Grinding.

Read More
Grinding Machine Design Elementals [archive] Iceinspace

Grinding Machine Design Elementals [archive] Iceinspace

Thin Telescope Mirrors Abridged from an article appearing in Telescope Making 12 Provided Courtesy of Astronomy Magazine Article's Author Bob Kestner Part I Grinding For many years amateur astronomers and telescope makers thought it essential that glass for telescope primary mirrors be at least one sixth as thick as its diameter.

Read More
Grinder Machine Cheap Price

Grinder Machine Cheap Price

(3) A homemade telescope mirror can be made with accuracy and smoothness than the mass produced commercial mirrors available today 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.

Read More
Building A Fixed Post Mirror Grinding Machine

Building A Fixed Post Mirror Grinding Machine

Wood Tools Diy Tools Dremel Woodworking Jigs Woodworking Projects Popular Woodworking Garage Tools Garage Plans Homemade Tools contact telescopemirrorkits com about a telescope mirror making kit TelescopeMirrorBlanks Com Discounted Telescope Mirror Blanks and Mirror Grinding.

Read More
Build A Mirror Grinding Machine

Build A Mirror Grinding Machine

Grinding telescope reflectors of 15 inch diameter and over makes it necessary to employ a motor driven turntable Small mirrors are generally ground and polished by rotating the tool fastened to the turntable and working the mirror blank by hand either in straight or in circular strokes over the tool In this case the overhang of the mirror.

Read More
Mirror Grinding Machine

Mirror Grinding Machine

Sep 26 2006 The true test of the amateur astronomer is building their own telescope Grinding and polishing your own mirrors is a long arduous process Instead of.

Read More
Mirror Grinding Machine Hackaday

Mirror Grinding Machine Hackaday

Currently manufacturing a 16″ diameter 1″ thick plate glass f3 88 Newtonian telescope mirror Doing this with my new fixed post grinding machine built this summer Work is progressing well and very efficient.

Read More