• Fixed Post Mirror Grinding Table - designed with 123D

    Fixed Post Mirror Grinding Table - designed with 123D

    Mirror Grinding Machine2015-08-14 telescope mirror grinding machine based on Dennis Rech s M-o-M 20Mirror Grinding Machine PlansBest Woodworking proj Address No 169 Scientific Avenue National High-Tech Industrial Development Zone Zhengzhou Email email protected

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

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

    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 …

  • Making a homemade mirror grinding machine - ATM Optics

    Making a homemade mirror grinding machine - ATM Optics

    DATSCOPE - 30 inch TROK grinding machine The Machine would be capable of Grinding and polishing mirrors up to and including 30inches The jigsaw also had a homemade …

  • DIY Telescope Mirror grinding machine - YouTube

    DIY Telescope Mirror grinding machine - YouTube

    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

  • Fixed post mirror grinder advice - DIY Astronomer

    Fixed post mirror grinder advice - DIY Astronomer

    Mirror grinding machine Archive The Home Shop Machinist … Have any of you ever built one of these I have a 3hp motor and a 20 1 worm drive that I think could probably be used for such a device

  • Mirror grinding

    Mirror grinding

    Stone tools go back 3 3 million years Pounding scraping knapping grinding combined with fire heat melting leads us today to grinding telescope mirrors from glass Making a telescope mirror is one of the most satisfying and sublime joys you will experience It s also arguably the most accurate surface made by man or machine

  • Mirror grinding machine construction log - James Crombie

    Mirror grinding machine construction log - James Crombie

    The center will deepen during the first stage of fine grinding as contact is achieved across the mirror face and fine grinding tool On larger mirrors the ring tool may leave the zones part way to the edge a little underground For these mirrors as you near the depth you can alter the strokes to be off-center

  • Making a Mirror grinding Polishing machine - ATM Optics

    Making a Mirror grinding Polishing machine - ATM Optics

    Mar 16 2015· 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

    Mirror Grinding Machine Hackaday

    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

  • Joy of Mirror Making Rough Grinding - BBAstroDesigns

    Joy of Mirror Making Rough Grinding - BBAstroDesigns

    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 …

  • mirror grinding machine plans - tuinmachinesofferte nl

    mirror grinding machine plans - tuinmachinesofferte nl

    Feb 15 2016· Making a 33 cm f 4 8 mirror on the Mirror-o-Matic 6 polishing the surface with a pitch lap - Duration 9 12 Jan van Gastel 3 159 views

  • homemade mirror grinding machine - southcoastholidays co za

    homemade mirror grinding machine - southcoastholidays co za

    Making a homemade mirror grinding machine - ATM Optics Mar 06 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

  • tut44 Making A Mirror Grinding Tool - Asterism org

    tut44 Making A Mirror Grinding Tool - Asterism org

    Mar 19 2010· grinding 10 telescope mirror This feature is not available right now Please try again later

  • SkyBadger - Mirror Grinding Machine

    SkyBadger - Mirror Grinding Machine

    Jul 08 2013· Homemade 10inch Mirror Grinding Machine Sorry for blurred image

  • Homemade mirror grinding machine constructed from angle iron an electric motor speed reducer eccentric mechanism pulleys and bearings

  • Astro-Tel - Mirror grinding machine

    Astro-Tel - Mirror grinding machine

    Mirror Grinding Machine2015-08-14 telescope mirror grinding machine based on Dennis Rech s M-o-M 20Mirror Grinding Machine PlansBest Woodworking proj Address No 169 Scientific Avenue National High-Tech Industrial Development Zone Zhengzhou Email email protected

  • Mirror Grinding Machine

    Mirror Grinding Machine

    telescope making mirror grinding homemade tripod eyepieces astronomy There are many reasons for grinding your own mirror Either you want a unusual size or focal length or to satisfy your curiosity or to have the pride of achievement by fabricating something as precise as a telescope mirror…

  • grinding machine telescope - reparateurelectromenager be

    grinding machine telescope - reparateurelectromenager be

    The image below was taken using my first homemade 6 mirror Even though this was my first mirror its optical quality is two to three times better than the average mirror found in an imported telescope After fine grinding is complete the mirror must be polished It is

  • Amateur Telescope Making Main Page - Stellafane

    Amateur Telescope Making Main Page - Stellafane

    Nov 01 2011· Basically there are two types of grinding polishing machine The traditional type which involves the mirror rotating at a relatively slow speed a few rpm for a big mirror 16-20 inches with the tool moving across the mirror from side to side at a higher rpm depending on the size of the mirror …

  • Jan van Gastel Making a mirror-o-matic mirror making machine

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

    Fixed-post machine grinding is where the mirror is on a turntable rotating around 20 PRM speeds vary and a 75 tool is on top They are already curve-generated The tool is hanging over the mirror by 1 6 the diameter of the tool or about 1 8 diameter of the mirror and is fixed in this position

  • Fixed Post Mirror Grinding Table - designed with 123D

    Fixed Post Mirror Grinding Table - designed with 123D

    The image below was taken using my first homemade 6 mirror Even though this was my first mirror its optical quality is two to three times better than the average mirror found in an imported telescope After fine grinding is complete the mirror must be polished It is

  • telescope mirror grinding polishing machine with

    telescope mirror grinding polishing machine with

    Mar 06 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

  • Homemade Mirror Grinding Machine - HomemadeTools net

    Homemade Mirror Grinding Machine - HomemadeTools net

    homemade mirror grinding machine Mirror grinding machine Hackaday · 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 lapping the blank by hand Laurie Hall built this mirror grinding machine …

  • Mirror Grinding Machine - ATM Optics and DIY Forum

    Mirror Grinding Machine - ATM Optics and DIY Forum

    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

  • Homemade Mirror Grinding Machine

    Homemade Mirror Grinding Machine

    Telescope Mirror Making Part Rough Grinding This is part 2 of my video series documenting grinding and polishing a inch telescope mirror I m using a spin or fixed post grinding machine This video shows a few initial stages of making a primary mirror for a telescope After hogging the mirror blank to depth the rough grinding stage begins

  • Telescope Making Links - Designs and Techniques STAR

    Telescope Making Links - Designs and Techniques STAR

    Sep 26 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

  • Jan van Gastel Making a mirror-o-matic mirror making machine

    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

  • tut44 Making A Mirror Grinding Tool - Asterism org

    tut44 Making A Mirror Grinding Tool - Asterism org

    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 …

  • Homemade grinding polishing machine - YouTube

    Homemade grinding polishing machine - YouTube

    Amateur Telescope Making Main Page Russell Porter Much is also unchanged - mirror grinding techniques are very similar to those written up by Porter and Ingalls in the 20´s and 30´s Many amateur astronomers still choose to fabricate their own instruments for the pride of accomplishment the gaining of knowledge and the insurance of

  • Mirror Grinding Machine Crusher Mills Cone Crusher Jaw

    Mirror Grinding Machine Crusher Mills Cone Crusher Jaw

    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 predistortion Optical Testing The Basics of Telescope Testing Test Stand