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First Surface Mirror

Glass First Surface Mirror

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*The lead time is 1 day with worldwide shipping available.


The Glass First Surface Mirror with 1λ flatness has an enhanced aluminum coating and protective dielectric overcoat that is 1 to 2 atoms thick. This mirror is double-sided: one side is the first surface mirror and the other side looks just like a standard mirror.

Comes in  1/4″ thickness polished down to 5.86mm

Order a Sample
  • 96% Reflective
  • 0% Transparent
  • Flatness is 1 wave per inch
  • Made in USA, ships worldwide
  • Same day shipping
  • Quantity discounts available

We know that companies, government agencies and research labs are on a tight schedule. Order before 3:00PM EST and get next-day delivery when checking out with FedEx Overnight.

  • Rear projection tv setup
  • Bar-code scanners
  • Robotics
  • Camera replacement parts
  • Binocular mount systems
  • Kaleidoscopes
  • Photography
  • Dental Mirrors
  • Maximum 5 chips allowed per edge
  • Maximum chip length: 5mm
  • Edge fractures are not allowed

Coating: Single-side coating: Aluminum with an interference coating for reflectivity enhancement, deposited by magnetron sputtering under a high vacuum.

More Information About Our Glass First Surface Mirrors

Custom Size Glass Cutting Information
  • The max size is 32″ x 50″ for 1λ flatness in 1/4″ thickness
  • The max size is 72″ x 96″ for 6-8λ flatness in 1/4″ thickness
  • The max size is 32″ x 50″ for 1/8″ thickness
  • The max size is 16″ x 25″ for 1.9mm and 1.0mm thicknesses
  • The mirrors are wet sanded so the edges are not sharp
  • Our cutting tolerance is +/- 1/16″
  • We can cut circles and trapezoids and other custom shapes
  • The glass first surface mirror cuts just like standard float glass
How We Ship Fragile Glass Worldwide
  • Small mirrors (24″ x 36″ and smaller) are shipped via FedEx.
  • Larger mirrors are shipped via LTL or Air Freight.
  • Worldwide shipping is available through the online cart
  • The mirrors are shipped fully insured
  • Less than 2% of our shipments arrive broken
Glass First Surface Mirror Detailed Information
  • The size does not affect the quality
  • We sell samples of each mirror type we offer
  • The best way to clean the mirror is to use 50% isopropyl alcohol and kimwipes.
  • Gunther Mirror Mastic glue and VHB tape both create a secure bond with the glass on the backside
  • The mirrors can be used outside as long as the mirror coating is protected from debris
  • Quantity discounts are available through the online cart
  • To back the first surface mirror we recommend using aluminum since it has a low thermal expansion
  • To laminate the mirror for storage or re-shipping, use the Precote 33 spray

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