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Making A Mirror Grinding Machine

Making a homemade mirror grinding machine - ATM,

2006-3-6 · Making a homemade mirror grinding machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: I want to make a motorized mirror grinder , any good info on this , i have a

Mirror Grinding Machine

2015-8-14 · 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.

tut44 Making A Mirror Grinding Tool - Asterism.org

2019-3-8 · After fine grinding is complete, the mirror must be polished. It is during polishing that you “figure” the mirror by using a different polishing stroke to change the mirror’s spherical polished shape into a parabolic polished shape . See a related tutorial nearby titled, “ Making A

Making a Mirror grinding & Polishing machine - ATM,

2015-3-16 · Page 1 of 5 - Making a Mirror grinding & Polishing machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hello, I am on the half of the way to make a mirror grinding machine inspired by original M-O-M design. I made the pulley arrangement such a way that, both the turn table & eccentric spins at 50 RPM fixed. I wont go for making mirror bigger that 10.5 (or max 12).

Mirror Grinding Machine | Hackaday

2006-9-26 · Grinding and polishing your own mirrors is a long, arduous process. Instead of lapping the blank by hand, Laurie Hall built this mirror grinding machine from scratch.

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 ...

Astro-Tel - Mirror grinding machine

2001-4-12 · 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. A bowl which rotated was

Jan van Gastel: Making a mirror-o-matic mirror making

2020-3-1 · 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.

Building a fixed post mirror grinding machine ...

2019-8-19 · Gordon Waite is probably one of the better mirror makers using this machine and have incorporated some of his ideas into my plan. I like the fixed-post plan vs others with eccentric drives, because it gets the heavy grinding done in an automated manner, but still give you the chance to

Mirror-o-Matic mirror making machine - ATM pages of ...

2018-5-16 · 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 a musician.

tut44 Making A Mirror Grinding Tool - Asterism.org

2019-3-8 · After fine grinding is complete, the mirror must be polished. It is during polishing that you “figure” the mirror by using a different polishing stroke to change the mirror’s spherical polished shape into a parabolic polished shape . See a related tutorial nearby titled, “ Making A

Astro-Tel - Mirror grinding machine

2001-4-12 · 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. A bowl which rotated was

Jan van Gastel: Making a mirror-o-matic mirror making

2020-3-1 · 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.

Mirror Grinding Machine » Leonardo Da Vinci's Inventions

Leonardo’s Mirror 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 investigating the different ways that light reflected off ...

Mirror grinding machine construction log - James Crombie

2005-3-28 · 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 lots of of inspiration reading of others projects and viewing their webpages

Telescope Mirror Grinding Machine | Crusher Mills, Cone ...

Telescope mirror grinding machine Mirror making and optical testing The images below show the completed grinding machine in it's new garage in October 2001. GrindingPolishingMachine – LCAO. Telescope Making. Telescope Mirror Grinding and Polishing Machine. After I had made the 41-cm telescope mirror by hand I had decided that I needed a ...

Building a fixed post mirror grinding machine - Page 2 ...

2019-10-13 · Re: Building a fixed post mirror grinding machine. Update summary: Lots of work to get to this point. Things I need to probably change or fix: My gearing of the DC motor. I will need a slow speed for polishing (5 rpm), and faster speeds for hogging out and fine grinding (15- 30 rpm), so likely need to think about adding a gear reduction.

mirror grinding machine | worldcrushers

2013-5-15 · New grinding machine The new grinding machine is being used to re-make the old TRO 30 inch mirror and the three 20 inch mirrors. It will be capable of making a Mirror grinding machine construction log – JamesCrombie page1

Build your own telescope part 1: The mirror – Thomas ...

Rough grinding. This step is about making one side of the glass concave. It will give your mirror its overall focal ratio. If you make the centre deep, you will end up with a fast telescope (e.g. F/D = 4) well suited for deep sky observations. On the opposite, a

Amateur Telescope Making Main Page - Stellafane

Amateur Telescope Making Main Page. "For it is true that astronomy, from a popular standpoint, is handicapped by the inability of the average workman to own an expensive astronomical telescope. It is also true that if an amateur starts out to build a telescope

Jan van Gastel: Making a mirror-o-matic mirror making

2020-3-1 · 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.

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 ...

Ritchey Mirror Grinding Machine | National Air and Space ...

2021-1-11 · 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 Grinding Machine » Leonardo Da Vinci's Inventions

Leonardo’s Mirror 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 investigating the different ways that light reflected off ...

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.

Telescope Mirror Grinding Machine | Crusher Mills, Cone ...

Telescope mirror grinding machine Mirror making and optical testing The images below show the completed grinding machine in it's new garage in October 2001. GrindingPolishingMachine – LCAO. Telescope Making. Telescope Mirror Grinding and Polishing Machine. After I had made the 41-cm telescope mirror by hand I had decided that I needed a ...

mirror grinding machine | worldcrushers

2013-5-15 · New grinding machine The new grinding machine is being used to re-make the old TRO 30 inch mirror and the three 20 inch mirrors. It will be capable of making a Mirror grinding machine construction log – JamesCrombie page1

Joy of Mirror Making: Rough Grinding - BBAstroDesigns

2020-5-19 · Here is a 25 inch [635cm] mirror being rough ground followed by a beautiful grinding stand from the Delmarva Mirror Making Seminar. Grinding Tools To construct a grinding tool, attach unglazed ceramic tiles, 1 inch [2.5cm] square, to one of these substrates:

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2015-9-7 · A mirror making machine enables the optician to multitask as well as save their own bodies from the horrors of mirror making work. Small mirrors can get just plain boring to push around, but large mirrors can be physically demanding and detrimental

Build your own telescope part 1: The mirror – Thomas ...

Rough grinding. This step is about making one side of the glass concave. It will give your mirror its overall focal ratio. If you make the centre deep, you will end up with a fast telescope (e.g. F/D = 4) well suited for deep sky observations. On the opposite, a