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Silicon Carbide

Silicon carbide is an abrasive used to do the rough grinding on a telescope mirror blank. We have silicon carbide for sale in a variety of grit sizes and in a variety of weights. All of our abrasives come in sealed plastic jars with lined caps. Both the container and lid are labeled. This helps to keep your different abrasives seperate and uncontaminated.

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  1. Silicon Carbide #40

    Silicon Carbide #40

    Starting at: $4.50

    Silicon carbide #40 is an abrasive used during the rough grinding stage of making a telescope mirror. Please enter the number of units next to each size of packaged grit you would like. Then click "Add to Cart." Learn More
  2. Silicon Carbide #60

    Silicon Carbide #60

    Starting at: $6.25

    Silicon carbide #60 is an abrasive used during the rough grinding stage of making a telescope mirror. Please enter the number of units next to each size of packaged grit you would like. Then click "Add to Cart."

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  3. Silicon Carbide #80

    Silicon Carbide #80

    Starting at: $3.00

    Silicon carbide is an abrasive used during the rough grinding stage of making a telescope mirror. Please enter the number of units next to each size of packaged grit you would like. Then click "Add to Cart."

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  4. Silicon Carbide #120

    Silicon Carbide #120

    Starting at: $2.75

    Silicon carbide is an abrasive used during the rough grinding stage of making a telescope mirror. Please enter the number of units next to each size of packaged grit you would like. Then click "Add to Cart."

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  5. Silicon Carbide 220

    Silicon Carbide #220

    Starting at: $2.95

    Silicon carbide is an abrasive used during the rough grinding stage of making a telescope mirror. Please enter the number of units next to each size of packaged grit you would like. Then click "Add to Cart."

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  6. Silicon Carbide 320

    Silicon Carbide #320

    Starting at: $3.25

    Silicon carbide is an abrasive used during the rough grinding stage of making a telescope mirror. Please enter the number of units next to each size of packaged grit you would like. Then click "Add to Cart."

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  7. Silicon Carbide #500

    Silicon Carbide #500

    Starting at: $3.55

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  8. Sharpening Stone

    Sharpening Stone

    $13.95

    A sharpening stone is used to maintain a chamfer or bevel on your mirror during the rough grinding process. This reduces the risk of getting chips or cracks around the edges.

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