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We would be glad to help you look for that hard to find manual. Our policy is to offer value products to our customers at a fair or below market price. The factory shipped these machines disassembled.

EMCO-UNIMAT Model SL Operating Manual

Minimum monthly payments are required. Although some umimat the original illustrations were used, the robin’s-egg blue paper and a different emxo, properly typeset and justified, made all the difference. After feedback is received from you, we will respond with a fair rating. The aim had been to allow its use as a metal or wood lathe, miller, drill press, polisher, grinder, jig saw, saw bench, wood planer or jointer, sander or even – with the headstock detached from the bed and fitted with a grip – as a hand drill.

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It is likely that the Mk. Although the 2 and 2A had a carriage lock at the back the cross slide generally did not – that improvement appearing as standard on the 2B.

Although at first the carriage had no form of lock, later models were given a clamp bolt at the rear that also acted as a form of adjustment to the sliding fit. Distribution then moved to an organisation called Emco-Luxalmost certainly a tie up between a long-established German-owned European tool distributor and Maier. Back to home page. Unfortunately, this model was not well finished and lacked the delightful detailing of earlier machines: As it would have provided the easiest and most reliable route into production the first version like nearly ever other amateur lathe of the timehad its base and other major castings in iron.


American machines all appear to have been delivered in a rather splendid fitted wooden box – while European customers, apart from those sold during the mid to late s, had to be content with finest-quality cardboard.

UK-market badge from the Elliott era American-market badge. The 3-jaw chuck and the drill chuck delivered with this lathe were identical to the ones supplied earlier, with the ring-scroll portion of the 3-jaw the part gripped to turn the scroll being diamond knurled and drilled with 6 Tommy-bar holes.

There are 3 items available. If the felts have dried out remove them and soak in thin oil for a couple of days – that usually gets them working again; alternatively, fashion new felts from material easily available from dress-making shops. The ball races are grease lubricated – using oil will wash the grease out and foul up the inside of the motor, again promoting failure. The plain bearings were lubricated through wicks, and it’s important not to take these out and squirt oil in directly – doing emcl will wreck the motor.

As a point of interest, the spindle from this unit was also used in the Toolpost Grinder part number VS that Emco offered for their larger V7, V8 and V10 lathes. Headstock spindle bore takes.

The motor was the now-familiar larger plain-bearing Dutch unit, with the centre portion painted ether black or in a colour to match the rest of the machine. Although an almost continuous series of small and larger changes altered many details of the lathe’s construction and appearance, the general arrangement of all models was identical: The crude pictures accompanying the text showed not the very first model, manul the slightly modified Mk.

Eventually to be distributed maanual – with importers using a variety mmanual badges on the headstock – the first known advertisement for what was to become known as the DB in the USA, and SL in Europe, has been traced to page 60 in the October, issue of Model Railroader Magazine and placed by the original American importer Plasticast of Chicago, Illinois and Palo Alto, California.


The item you’ve selected was not added to your cart. Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab. The setting piece may be removed again after the headstock has been clamped manua position.

A pin, screwed in through the left-hand face of the casting, engaged against the cone, and drew the headstock down and locked it in place. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility.

EMCO-UNIMAT Model SL Operating Manual pdf – CNC Manual

Providing belts, since The specification plate of a typical US-market DB usually read: The conversion process from dl mode to another was generally well thought out – and simple to execute: It’s replacement the Unimat-3 was made between and In the final years of production the green steel cased motor returned and the hand wheels were now made of plastic.

So as not to mark the bar, a small brass emcl was used on the end of the screw. It was sold specifically for use on the ‘W’ and appears to have been offered in Europe only.

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The hole leads to a felt washer that wicks just manul, less any dirt, into the sintered-bronze bearings. As an example of the confusion that reigned an original, unused lathe from has been found fitted with watt rpm motor but accompanied by a 3rd edition Operator’s Manual stating that a 65 Watt, rpm unit was fitted. If the motor is stripped, just a trace of grease on the bearings is sufficient – and, whilst it’s down, check to see if the bearings are loose in their housings; if they are, secure them with a low-strength grade of Loctite.

Of all the elastometers available for power transmission, this material is janual best suited and most widely used.