unimat,lathe,belts, manual, book emco, edelstaal,parts, db, sl, unimat 3, mini lathe, db, sl UNIMAT manuals at hand. We have a SL EMCO UNIMAT 3. UNIMAT 4. UNIMAT 1 Basic. The Unimat DB/Sl model was originally made in Austria (Maier . Emco Unimat & DB & SL Lathes A5-size publication titled: “First Junior Instructions for using The Emco Unimat Universal Machine Tool”. 9″ (nine machine in one) when really they should just have listed it using “Emco Unimat SL”.

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Although this model carried a badge with the designation “SL” in recent years some of Elliott’s original advertising literature has caused confusion – they unwisely invented a model designation ” Unimat 9 ” nine machine in one when really they should just have listed it using ” Emco Unimat SL “.

EMCO-UNIMAT Model SL Operating Manual

Accessory boxes of the time were very distinctive with a turquoise or teal blue-and-white label with “Emco” spelled out in a diagonal line, a ‘circle M’ logo and “Made in Austria” printed underneath in small letters. The item may be a factory second or a new, unused item with defects.

Add to watch list. Maple Lake, Minnesota, United States. You are covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing. These wonderful little machines are now orphans since Emco discontinued support of accessories, parts and manuals.

To discover which model you have found, invert the machine and look at the underside of the bed: Arranged by the simple and effective means of splitting the right-hand half of the casting from front to back, the cross-slide clamp used an M6 socket -headed screw set manula at the front between feed screw and the right-hand 8 mm-diameter cross slide bar to squeeze the parts together. It may be that an earlier kanual was advertised in – but a search by the writer’s German contacts through hobby literature of that year has drawn a blank – hence this is likely to have been not just the first American, but the first ever advertisement for the Unimat Continued: Unless specified, all shipments originate from It is likely that more than one kind of handwheel was fitted on the production line, with some being of a slightly different diameter to others.

At around this time Emco introduced the Model W, a simplified “Woodworking” version bereft of carriage and feed-screw. Here is something of interest from my belt specifications: This example also has a locking screw on the cross slide. Motors used on this model included the Dutch-made painted type the large “round” versionan early example of the very much stronger and reliable U90 but with more sculptured end caps as shown in the large picture in the brochure and the “regular” U90 in a colour to match the lathe.



EMCO Unimat SL Operating Instructions & Parts Manual | eBay

Eventually to be distributed world-wide – with importers using a variety of 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.

Most of the first boxes had nicely bevelled vertical corners, until at some point during SL productionthis was stopped, manuaal as an economy measure. These are self-tensioning belts, as no mechanical adjustment is provided, therefore the initial length is important. Because of its construction, and the fact that the bed bars were socketed into the base casting, it was necessary to dismantle the entire lathe if the tailstock had to be removed.

Headstock spindle bore takes.

For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. On the “Heavy” models at the point where the M6 screws retained the bed rails at both headstock and tailstock the casting was given two parallel grooves. However, as might be expected with such a popular little lathe, Sears Roebuck and Co.

Be sure to use. Although the system worked well enough, it did not have the clamping power of the later type and would probably not have stood up well to the demands of heavier milling cuts. Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time. The fellow I bought it from assured me they were easy to find, maybe twenty years ago this was true.

However, this was not the first type of lock and some earlier versions have been found with a cruder system where, on the right-hand side front of the casting, an mm wide tapped boss was incorporated that took an M6 x 8 mm grub screw bearing directly onto the way bar. Three jaw chuck run-out. However, by the mid s the technical literature with USA-market machines was showing two motors: Other offers may also be available. Owners have seen this phenomena exhibited in a Unimat left in the vertical mode for many years where the hole in the base was so deformed that the column was no longer truly vertical.


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Although the exterior dimensions of the cartridge were one of the few things to remain unchanged throughout production, its contents did not. That section of the base on which the headstock fitted was rectangular in shape, with a flat front, and bored to accept a large “inverted-cone” that allowed the headstock to be rotated or quickly detached.

Please enter a valid ZIP Code. The earliest discovered European mention of the lathe was in the February edition of the popular English magazine ” Practical Mechanics ” – an early German-language of the full catalogue is here. The condition of the original manual is very good. Somewhere on this site is the answer to your question, a solution to your problem, good technical info.

Apart from the very first examples, American-market machines were fitted with motors of a different design and size to those in Europe and possibly the rest of the world. Vintage Flyers, Price list, Acessory catalogs, Paper material. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab. An alternative precision cartridge, the “Clockmaker’s Sleeve Order No. It may well be that some owners, frustrated by the absence of a carriage lock on their early machines, could have fitted their own – so it is impossible to be categorical on this point.

The factory shipped these machines disassembled. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. All shipments will be fully insured and we combine your shipments when practical.

Learn more – opens in new window or tab. The earliest known sectional drawing of the headstock, dated Mk. Although the material has a memory, the belts will stretch a little after 20 or 30 minutes of use. Please enter 5 unikat 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. No pages appear to be missing.