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Posted by Al Misiuk on January 2, 2002 03:02:17 UTC

I have been doing miror coatings for about 1 year. My most popular coating is protected silver.
I just coated a 12 1/2 " mirror today. The reflectivity will be on the order of 95%. I can do any type of coating but I prefer the silver.

Clausing and Spectrum are two other fine coaters.

Our company, Sirius Optics, is involved in specialty interference filters, but will do mirrors, though at somewhat higher prices than Clausing.

I always instruct the customers not to clean the mirrors for at least 90 days. Dust can be blown off using canned air at camera and electronics stores. Just to make sure that there is no liquid in the line spray for a couple seconds and then proceed to blow off the dust.

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Al M

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