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 The Unimat DB/Sl model was originally made in Austria (Maier .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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Upon first assembly the base casting and headstock were jigged and a small vertical slot cut across the junction of their front faces. It may be that an earlier model was advertised in – but a search by the writer’s German contacts through hobby literature of ekco year has drawn a blank. I try to reply to all E-mails in a timely manner. The setting piece may be removed again after the headstock has been clamped in position.
In order no doubt to give the unit a “machine-tool” or “technical” appearance it was finished, apart from the black-varnished field-lamination area, in an attractive crackle-black paint to match the lathe.
However, there was a degree of overlap between the machines, with even early-production examples found though only rarely with the early red nameplate, U90 motors and aluminium handwheels.
A later offering was a “slow-speed” bracket with two idler pulleys designed to allow much lower revolution and so make more effective use of the “chase-type” screwcutting attachment.
Although tiny, it was perfectly capable of decent work, available with a wide range of accessories and was light enough to be lifted on and off the workbench with one strong wmco.
Add to watch list Remove from watch list. There were several serious oversights on this first model including a lack of provision to lock either the saddle or the cross slide to their respective bars and feed-screws with a ‘right-hand” thread’ – giving that annoyingly counterintuitive situation where turning a handle to the right produced a moment towards, instead of away from, the operator.
EMCO-UNIMAT Model SL Operating Manual
Late s carriage with a single locking screw on the cross slide, wasp-tail handles and crude, cast-in degree marking on uni,at feed-screw handwheels. We will do our best to help you.
Back to home page. THE simple solution for eBay sellers. Distribution then moved to an organisation called Emco-Luxalmost certainly a tie up between a long-established German-owned European tool distributor and Maier.
Please be sure your E-mail settings will accept my reply. Or click on this link! However, as might be expected with such a popular little lathe, Sears Roebuck and Co.
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The heavier base, having a much higher zinc content hence the weightmeant that it could be subjected to “plastic cold flow” if left under constant stress. Unique to the first one manuaal two years of production the base’s other main identifying features were its middle section, formed into a convex chip tray with a flattish bottomraised ridges running along the front and back walls and the boring of the casting at both ends to accept two solid-steel, mm diameter bed bars each retained by a horizontal grub-screw.
From what I have read, I believe overunits were produced.
When the faces were correctly aligned by using the tailstock method previously outlined it was possible to insert into the slot a small “setting piece” – a disc washer given by the handbook as being 0. A central leadscrew was used to drive the carriage up and down the bed rails. Vintage Flyers, Price list, Acessory catalogs, Manjal material. A photographic essay for the Mk. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.
One especially interesting Unimat-based lathe has also been found, a home-made version – seen here. Emc your auctions with Auctiva’s Listing Templates!
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 hand-grip used to convert the headstock into a drill was quite rounded, perhaps a little smaller than the latter cast-iron production version–but much more comfortable to use.
Watch list is full. The change of material enabled the rate of production to be greatly increased and, by eliminating some machining operations the finish of the castings was equal to a ground surface costs reduced. Get the item you ordered or get your money back. In the UK the lathe was marketed first by J. If you have any questions about this listing or you are searching for other items, please contact us. In order to form a chronological sequence, and so help owners categorise their lathe, the various changes to the cast-iron models in so far as they have been discovered will be listed as “Mk.
However, there are four known copies of the Unimat: Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc.
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To check if a motor has plain bearings look for a small hole in the protruding bearing housing at each end. Later arrangements were more sensible and robust, with the use of two single-row, self-adjusting sealed-for-life ball races NSK Bearings part number E with wavy “Belville” washers providing the unikat.
A new, unused item with absolutely no signs of wear.