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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.

Motor and Gearbox for a Computerized Mirror Grinding …

13-02-2014· Gordon Waite shows you the 3-phase motor and VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) that he is installing on the computer-controlled mirror grinding and polishing machine he is building. The machine is ...

Machine grinding a 25" telescope mirror. http://www ...

16-11-2012· Grinding 500 grit on a 25" f/3.0 meniscus mirror. Tool is a 19" glass tiled stone tool with about a 3" overhang and about 37 pounds of weight.

Mirror Grinding Machine | Hackaday

26-09-2006· 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.

Fixed-Post Mirror Grinding Machine - YouTube

22-08-2014· 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...

Panasonic HDC-SD60 Telescope mirror grinding machine - …

01-05-2010· just a quick vid of my home made mirror grinding machine.

Making a homemade mirror grinding machine - ATM, …

06-03-2006· 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 couple geared motors , low speed high torque. One more question ...will 1 1/2 shaft size pillow block bearings work good for a homemade EQ mount? Thank you , John

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. This machine was most likely designed by Leonardo while he was either investigating the different ways that light reflected off things or maybe he was planning on inventing a telescope or some other optical device.

Mirror Grinding Mashinee - Alejandro FB05

mirror grinding mashinee - ifoza.nl. 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" Fig3, Page 163, "Amateur Telescope Making" Book 1. From the kiln of Horace Davis - Mirror Grinding Machine.

Mirror Grinding Machine Design - appelhuis.nl

Mirror grinding mainly depends on the precision of the machine tool cutting and grinding amount and wheel selection and dressing This paper mainly studies the MG1432 highprecision universal cylindrical grinder exploring the impact on the workpiece roughness through selection and design of various process parameters in grinding such as changing work table speed in dressing the grinding.

Panasonic HDC-SD60 Telescope mirror grinding machine …

01-05-2010· just a quick vid of my home made mirror grinding machine.

Mirror Grinding Machine | Hackaday

26-09-2006· 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.

Astro-Tel - Mirror grinding machine

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 fitted to the spindle. I also built another machine …

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.

Joy of Mirror Making: Rough Grinding - BBAstroDesigns

Rough Grinding The first milestone is putting a curve into the mirror face. The curve's depth dictates the mirror's focal length. The curve should be spherical. Creating the curve can be done by several methods: The curve is ground into the mirror face using a grinding tool. The curve is pre-generated for you.

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29-09-2010· 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 …

Making my own fixed post mirror grinding/polishing …

15-10-2012· Page 1 of 2 - Making my own fixed post mirror grinding/polishing machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hey guys. Im thinking of making my own fixed post mirror grinding/polishing and curve generating machine. Ive got loads of questions regarding the design so Ill just start firing away Do I need an eccentric moving tool to be able to polish a mirror spherical?

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Mirror-o-Matic mirror making machine - ATM … 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 …

telescope mirror grinding machine - activwater

Fixed post mirror grinder advice. Nov 01, 2011· Fixed post mirror grinder advice , I hope this grinding machine goes better , None of these need to be anywhere near the accuracy required by a telescope mirror …

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

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 fitted to the spindle. I also built another machine …

Building a fixed post mirror grinding machine ...

19-08-2019· Re: Building a fixed post mirror grinding machine Post by Kanadalainen » Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:17 pm Update: The 6061 aluminum turntable top was ready this …

Mirror Grinding Machine - ATM, Optics and DIY Forum ...

29-09-2010· 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 …

Mirror grinding machine-runout - ATM, Optics and DIY …

21-02-2015· Page 1 of 2 - Mirror grinding machine-runout - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: I am in the process of making a fixed post mirror grinding machine, big enough for a 20 inch mirror. I have now got the motor, pulleys, two shafts and turntable all together and working. The turntable rotates at around 25 rpm,which I think should be OK. If I put a dial indicator on the top of the table near the ...

Making my own fixed post mirror grinding/polishing …

15-10-2012· Page 1 of 2 - Making my own fixed post mirror grinding/polishing machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hey guys. Im thinking of making my own fixed post mirror grinding/polishing and curve generating machine. Ive got loads of questions regarding the design so Ill just start firing away Do I need an eccentric moving tool to be able to polish a mirror spherical?

Mirror grinding - scope making

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 ...

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Grinding a Mirror "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 just for fun he will find, before his labors are over, that he has become seriously interested in the wonderful mechanism of our universe.