8" to 13.1" Optimized Primary Mirror Cell For Sale
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8" to 13.1" Optimized Primary Mirror Cell:
These mirror cells are individually designed tomatch your mirror's specifications for optimal performance.
Importance Of Support Optimization:Properly designed support pad position for your mirror minimizes stresses (deformation) on the glass. We design mirror cells individually to achieve its best performance based on its unique dimensions.
To design and optimize your cell, we'll ask you for these specifications:
1. Mirror diameter.2. Mirror thickness.3. Mirror focal length or ratio.4. Secondary mirror size.5. Telescope tube inside diameter.
Our Specifications for your mirror cell:
1. Made of CNC cut 18mm 11-ply laminateBaltic Birch plywood for excellent rigidity and lightweight.2. Mirror/front plate supported securely by three 120 lb rated (60 lbs compressed halfway) springs riding over 0.375" bolts inside.3. Mirror plate front surface to rear of back plate surface dimension: 2.25".4. Collimation knobs length from back plate: 0.9375"5. Total front to back compressed measurement: 3.1875".6. Cell has 6 point support with the mirror 0.125 above the top plate.7. Mirroris secured with rounded mirror clips 0.125" above and extending 0.50" over mirror surface.8. Three heavy duty closed and flattened compression spring on 0.375" bolts between plates for rigidity.9. Cell mounting through 0.25" holes through the back plate spokes.10. Cell back plate accepts a cooling fan.11. Weights vary based on size and design from approximately 1.0 lb. to 1.5 lbs.