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Optical Test Stand for 4-8" Telescope Mirrors

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3D model description

Doing a Ronchi or Foucault test and need a stand for your mirror? This stand will securely hold 4" (114mm) to 8" (203mm) mirrors.

OpenSCAD source is provided.

Wondering what this test does? Foucault Test

3D printing settings

Printed from most any material without support.

Parts needed...

  • 4x 1/4"-20 threaded inserts
  • 2x 10-32 threaded inserts
  • 2x 1/4"-20 1-1/2" cap head machine screw
  • 2x 1/4"-20 1/2" cap head machine screw
  • 2x #10-32 1/2" cap head machine screw
  • 1x 4mm steel rod 150mm long

Using the optional leveling feet would add another four 1/4"-20 inserts and machine screws

3D printer file information

  • Design number: 920227
  • 3D design format: SCAD and STL Folder details Close
    • ClipTip.stl
    • Frame.stl
    • Leg.stl
    • MirrorStand.scad
    • Pin.stl

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  • Publication date: 2022-11-12 at 04:01


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