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EMCO-UNIMAT Model SL Operating Manual

Having established the lathe in mannual, Maier set about both improving production methods which necessitated changes to the machine’s constructionand ironing out some of the design deficiencies that were becoming apparent as owners began to explore the limits of its potential. Drill to center of circle Learn more – mqnual in a new window or tab.

If a physically similar replacement capacitor cannot be found an electrically compatible one – in the UK unimag example a Maplin Electronics Part No.

The headstock could be swivelled on its mounting and, fastened to its end face and so rotating with itwas an aluminium bracket that carried the motor and on most versions an additional speed-reduction pulley. 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 hand.

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There are 3 items available. However, it is more than likely that stocks of the older cast-iron machines had not been exhausted and the two models may have been available side by side for some time. PZB delta cap, 0. Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. The vertical pillar was From the start of production the motor bracket came with an idler pulley – but machines have been found without this fitting possibly to ease the fitting of a particular accessory emoc hence only 6 instead of 11 speeds.

Motors used on this model mannual the Dutch-made painted type the large “round” mankalan 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.

The conversion process from one mode to another was generally well thought out – and simple emcp execute: Failure of Unimat motors is very common and the causes manifold. THE simple solution for eBay sellers. Manufactured in fully-machined cast aluminium they had deep ‘V’ grooves and were mounted in the reverse direction and with the pair used on the motor and idler stud at mmlarger in diameter.


It is likely that more than one kind of handwheel was fitted on the production line, with manhal being of a slightly different diameter to others.

Although the material has a memory, the belts will stretch a little after 20 or 30 minutes of use. I tried O’ rings.

As a further confusion, some early machines of the Mk 2 and 2A type have been found with two locking screws on the cross slide, one at the front and another other at the back. Calculate Varies based on location and shipping method. See other items More The very common Die-cast Unimat SL Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc.

Unimats of this age were also given a more robust carriage assembly with the whole of the casting, including the front and back walls through which the way-bars passed, noticeably thickened. Late s headstock with the vertical, hexagon-headed alignment pin. 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.

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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. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab.

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.

Rather late in the day, on August 1,a United States patent No.

Headstock spindle bore takes. There is also an indication that little time or material was wasted with, for example, the castings having an indifferent cosmetic finish and wrongly spotted and partially-bored centres holes corrected – but with the initial damage to the component ignored.


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.

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Of all the elastometers available for power transmission, this material is the best suited and most widely used. Wallis and Futuna Western Samoa There are 3 items available. Add to watch list. By reversing the pulleys, and rearranging the belt runs, 11 speeds of approximately to r.

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.

Here is something of interest from my belt specifications: It must be emphasised that the manufacturer did not use these, nor were the alterations given any publicity at the time.

Emco Unimat Model W: The fellow I bought it from assured me they were easy to find, maybe twenty years ago this was true.

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Spindle nose to cross slide. The feed-screws on these models were changed to a left-hand thread, so allowing a “normal” feel – where turning the screw to the right resulted in a deeper cut; a far better arrangement than the “cack-handed” originals that did the opposite.

The Instruction Book for the Mk. 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.

Mabual jaw chuck run-out. Motors were fitted with either plain bronze or ball bearings with, in general, those for Europe with voltages aboveusing ball races and most American-market U90s with plain bearings – though an exception was the first 40 Watt motor that used ball-races.

So as not to mark the bar, a small brass e,co was used on the end of the screw.