Working with (machining) glass - Practical Machinist
This paper discusses the grinding of sapphire for mirror surfaces by coarse grain size diamond wheels. Sapphire is a hard-to-machine material because it has excellent mechanical properties and indentation hardness.
Oct 15, 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.