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#1 Cary

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Posted 06 June 2009 - 02:19 PM

Optic Wave Labs now offers lightweighted Cast Cellular mirrors. Blanks only or finished parabolic mirror. Custom shapes and sizes are available as well.

Diameter (inch)........Blank Only Price......Finished Parabolic Mirror Price
8 .............................$311.31...................$990.00
10............................$397.80...................$1,160.00
12.5.........................$623.71...................$1,780.00
16............................$991.65...................$2,590.00
18............................$1,417.40................$3,190.00
20............................$1,831.39................$3,600.00
24............................$3,328.79................$5,730.00

Lightweght mirrors such as these thermally equalize approximately 6 to 10 times faster than solid blanks. They also weigh in at 1/3 the mass.

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#2 Jarad

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 06:10 PM

Hi Cary -
How many mounting points do the various sizes use? I remember a post a while back where you showed one with 6 points (I forget what size).

Any pictures available?

It's interesting to note that the price premium compared to pyrex gets smaller as the aperture gets larger, and the prices for your 20" is actually LESS than the price of the 20" pyrex on your website. Is that because of the saving in raw material at the larger sizes?

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Jarad

#3 Cary

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Posted 12 June 2009 - 08:36 AM

Really, any mounting scheme can be worked into the blanks.

In the smaller sizes the fixed costs dominate, but as the size grows the cost savings in glass start to make a big difference.

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