• grinding machine design elementals [Archive] IceInSpace

    When I handground a mirror once upon a time, it wasn''t too difficult, but that was a 6" mirror. I want to make a machine to grind a 20" mirror. If I remember rightly, I circled the circular bench every 10 mins or so (motion A), and each back and forward stroke took say two seconds (motion B).

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  • TELESCOPE MIRROR GRINDING Machine Design INFO PLANS

    Design plans for a Power Grinder for Telescope Mirrors. The machine automatically carries out the motions for grinding and polishing a 6" Telescope Mirror. hand grinding. These are not detailed HowTo Plans they do however cover all the details needed for designing your own custom machine. Uses a 1/3 hp electric motor. Wood frame construction

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  • MirroroMatic mirror making machine ATM pages of

    MirrorOMatic grinding machine. When I decided in 2009 after a tenyear 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.

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  • Document sans nom Astrosurf

    Grinding action of a polishing lap : Yet one must remain reasonably enthusiastic : machine figuring a mirror in a fully automatic process, the operator just pressing a button to get the perfect mirror, is a complete dream. Whatever happens, an operator''s experience and reactivity will remain essential to ensure a full success to the job.

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  • Slotted Block for the MirroroMatic telescope mirror

    Dec 20, 2015 · If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag. This is a slotted block for the MirroroMatic telescope mirror grinding and polishing machine.by Dennis Rech. You can look at com for the information, plans and

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  • Grinding metre scale mirror segments for the EELT ground

    The next generation of ground based telescopes require many hundreds of metre scale offaxis mirrors. In this paper the grinding of a 1.45 metre scale Zerodur ® mirror segment for the European Extremely Large Telescope (EELT) is introduced. Employing an Rtheta grinding mode with a multi stage grinding process material removal rates of up to 187.5 mm 3 /s are achieved, whilst typically

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  • Mirroromatic.com

    The Machines: Documentation: Information for ATMs Contact Dennis

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  • Ritchey Mirror Grinding Machine National Air and Space

    The machine was used for making numerous mirrors over the next four decades and extensively modified over that period. It embodies the "subdiameter tool" design approach to making large telescope mirrors whereby the grinding tool is drawn across the mirror blank by programmable rotating arms.

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  • Custom Engineering Climax Portable

    MIRROR BORING MACHINE. TURBINE SPOT FACE GRINDING MACHINE. One machine with small and large machining range options covering a wide range of couplings. Precision mounting collets, fine grinding wheel adjustment and simplicity of machine design provides a versatile, quick to set up and highly accurate grinding solution.

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  • Mirror Grinding Machine » Leonardo Da Vinci''s Inventions

    Leonardo''s Mirror Grinding Machine. leonardo miror 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.

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  • Stellafane Links Page

    Stellafane External Links provide links to related information on Amateur Telescope Making, Mirror Making, Optics, other Astronomy clubs and local area links to the Springfield, Vermont area.

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  • Joy of Mirror Making: Introduction

    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.

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  • Watch Polishing Machine, Watch Polishing Machine Suppliers

    Alibaba.com offers 2,174 watch polishing machine products. About 50% of these are loose gemstone, 10% are wristwatches, and 9% are machining. A wide variety of watch polishing machine options are available to you, such as tools, broaching, and surface grinding machine.

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  • Mirroromatic.com

    The Machines: Documentation: Information for ATMs Contact Dennis

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  • Large Homemade Telescope Making Project

    The mount design is very similar to that described in Kriege and Berry''s book, "The Dobsonian Telescope A practical manual for building large aperture telescopes". However, instead of using steel, I used wood. Supplier of mirror grinding and polishing materials, including Microgrit and Gugolz pitch.

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  • Mirror Reflections Inc. Moulding Knives By Mirror

    Mirror Reflections is a moulding knife design and manufacturing company that produces some of the finest quality molding knives, profile templates and CAD (computeraided design) drawings in the woodworking industry.We are a reliable resource for superior quality cutters for the moulder or shaper and acrylic templates for profile knife grinders.

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  • Design of an ultraprecision computerized numerical control

    Because the tradition grinding is not suitable for large aspheric mirror surface, in this paper, a grate parallel grinding in 3axis and an onmachine measurement system are applied.

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  • Grinding metre scale mirror segments for the EELT ground

    The next generation of ground based telescopes require many hundreds of metre scale offaxis mirrors. In this paper the grinding of a 1.45 metre scale Zerodur ® mirror segment for the European Extremely Large Telescope (EELT) is introduced. Employing an Rtheta grinding mode with a multi stage grinding process material removal rates of up to 187.5 mm 3 /s are achieved, whilst typically

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  • Surface grinder TAIWAN SEEDTEC MACHINERY CO., LTD.

    SEEDTEC MACHINERY CO., LTD. Surface grinder Saddle series Manual / Semiauto Fully auto, 1 axis servo Fully auto, 2 / 3 axes servo Mirror Surface grinderColumn/Double columns series Column moving, 1/2 axes servo Rotary table grinder series(3 axes servo) Ram

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  • Surface grinder TAIWAN SEEDTEC MACHINERY CO., LTD.

    SEEDTEC MACHINERY CO., LTD. Surface grinder Saddle series Manual / Semiauto Fully auto, 1 axis servo Fully auto, 2 / 3 axes servo Mirror Surface grinderColumn/Double columns series Column moving, 1/2 axes servo Rotary table grinder series(3 axes servo) Ram

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  • Mirror Grinding Machine » Leonardo Da Vinci''s Inventions

    Leonardo''s Mirror Grinding Machine. leonardo miror 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.

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  • Mirror grinding machine plans Henan Mining Machinery Co

    Turn Key Design. Mirror grinding machine plans Diy Mirror Grinding Machine Plans Shop for Best Price Diy Mirror Grinding Machine Plans Price Low and Options of Diy Mirror Grinding Machine Plans from variety stores in usa products sale Today if you do not want to disappoint Check price before the Price Mirror Grinding Machine Plans You will

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  • grinding machine design elementals [Archive] IceInSpace

    When I handground a mirror once upon a time, it wasn''t too difficult, but that was a 6" mirror. I want to make a machine to grind a 20" mirror. If I remember rightly, I circled the circular bench every 10 mins or so (motion A), and each back and forward stroke took say two seconds (motion B).

    Get price
  • Custom Engineering Climax Portable

    MIRROR BORING MACHINE. TURBINE SPOT FACE GRINDING MACHINE. One machine with small and large machining range options covering a wide range of couplings. Precision mounting collets, fine grinding wheel adjustment and simplicity of machine design provides a versatile, quick to set up and highly accurate grinding solution.

    Get price
  • AstroTel 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

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  • Mirror Grinding Diamond Curve Generating Machine YouTube

    Sep 21, 2008 · The Diamond curve generating machine in this video is grinding a 16'' mirror blank. The purpose of this machine is to generate a curve into the mirror using homemade grinding tools, a diamond saw

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  • Ritchey Mirror Grinding Machine National Air and Space

    The machine was used for making numerous mirrors over the next four decades and extensively modified over that period. It embodies the "subdiameter tool" design approach to making large telescope mirrors whereby the grinding tool is drawn across the mirror blank by programmable rotating arms.

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  • Making a Refractor Telescope, How to Design, Grid, Polish

    by Norman Remer. Hardbound, 6 by 9 inches, 408 pages, Includes Excel Spread Sheet Refractor Design Programs on CDROM . $34.95. Making a Refractor Telescope is a handson book for the amateur who has always thought making a refractor was too difficult to even consider. Since publiion of Albert Ingall''s first volume of Amateur Telescope Making, amateurs, using rudimentary tools, have made

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  • Telescope Mirror Making Machine YouTube

    May 09, 2013 · A sample and quite simple video of Vitastra''s mirror making machine. This is a fullcustom design first inspired on the polishing machines designed by Karl Zeiss, but then crossinspired with

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  • Pantograph Wikipedia

    A pantograph (Greek roots παντ "all, every" and γραφ "to write" from their original use for copying writing) is a mechanical linkage connected in a manner based on parallelograms so that the movement of one pen, in tracing an image, produces identical movements in a second pen. If a line drawing is traced by the first point, an identical, enlarged, or miniaturized copy will be drawn

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  • Mount Wilson Observatory Building the 60inch Telescope

    By September, 1907, the world''s largest telescope mirror was ready for its mount, but other equally large problems would cause further delays. (To watch a short video of Ritchey''s grinding machine, now at the Smithsonian, go here. ) The majority of the massive mounting and the steel for the dome was built by the Union Iron Works in San

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  • Amateur Telescope Making Main Page Stellafane

    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.

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  • Mel Bartels'' Amateur Telescope Making

    Finally, the precision refractory molds for slumping the 42 inch mirrors in the kiln are proving too thin. Not to despair I have a plan. See my updated notes and pictures. IC443, the Jellyfish Nebula with my 13'' and various filters. My new grinding machine, polishing a 25 inch [635cm] diameter mirror. The extended HorseHead Nebula area (IC434).

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  • Design and manufacture of a threeaxis ultraprecision CNC

    The bed was manufactured with resin concrete to increase material damping. Using the machine ele ments selected, a prototype threeaxis ultraprecision CNC grinding machine for the mirror surface grinding of hard and brittle materials was designed and manu factured.

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  • Mirror grinding

    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 fabriing something as precise as a telescope mirror.

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  • Tube Polishing Machine, Tube Polishing Machine Suppliers

    Alibaba.com offers 15,006 tube polishing machine products. About 6% of these are stainless steel pipes, 3% are polisher, and 1% are other metal & metallurgy machinery. A wide variety of tube polishing machine options are available to you, such as free samples, paid samples.

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  • Mirror Grinding Machine ATM, Optics and DIY Forum

    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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  • Leonardo Da Vinci''s mirror making machines

    ÝÝÝÝÝÝÝÝÝÝÝ In his Codice Atlantico, Leonardo offers two of sketches of mirror making machines.Ý One machine is designed for grinding concave mirrors of small focal length.Ý The other machine, a much larger piece to implement, grinds mirrors of large focal lengths.Ý Though Leonardo da Vinci creates sketches of mirror grinding, one

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