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Source and Type Recommended of Optical Blocking wax or pitch?

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#1 PrestonE

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Posted 06 August 2022 - 09:39 AM

Hola Everyone,

 

I am going to be making several optics, mirrors and lenses and will need an Optical

Blocking Wax or Pitch.

 

I went to Universal Photonics, to see what was available...many products.

 

What would anyone recommend for the type and where does one get small quanities...like

a pound or so...not huge amounts...

 

Or, can Gulgoz Pitch be used...as I have all the grades of that ...also Casting Waxes...

 

Best Regards,

 

Preston



#2 Mike I. Jones

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Posted 06 August 2022 - 09:56 AM

We used a blocking wax at Optico Fabrication similar to this product:

https://www.opticalw...05-c5eb88fff268
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#3 PrestonE

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Posted 06 August 2022 - 10:42 AM

Ya Mike, I saw that one...but it does Not say any specs, uses  or the weight...

 

and, I was hoping not to have a Life Time Supply at US$159???

 

Any other sources for a lesser amount?

 

Best Regards,

 

Preston




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