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Mirror Grinding Machine Plans

Mirror Grinding Machine Plans

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.

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    There are several grinding machines plans given as examples. I too would recommend the making of a couple of smaller mirrors to get the feel of how things blend when using a machine. I used to remove the arm from my machine and finish off the polishing by hand on the rotating table.

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    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.

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