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Unimat SL and DB lathes: unused, boxed examples publication titled: “First Junior Instructions for using The Emco Unimat Universal Machine Tool”. EMCO Hobby Machine Instruction Manuals and Spare Part Lists. Below are links to instruction manuals for various machines. Unimat 3. Spare Parts List. unimat,lathe,belts, manual, book emco, edelstaal,parts, db, sl, unimat 3, mini lathe, db, sl

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I still wasn’t happy with them. It may be that an earlier model 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: The tension is a percentage of the pitch length fmco is in the middle of the recommended range.


unimta Our policy is to offer value products to our customers at a fair or below market price. 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.

For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab. You are covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing. People who viewed this item also viewed. Here is something of interest from my belt specifications: The item may be a factory second or a new, unused item with defects.

Unimat DB/SL Lathe, Belts, Manual,Links.

A recent discovery was a Mk. 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. To discover which model you have found, invert the machine and look at the underside of the bed: 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.

Skip to main content. However, before fitting a remotely mounted sewing-machine motor as a replacement it is worthwhile dismantling the faulty unit and checking to see if the delta capacitor for commutator suppression buried inside the motor casing behind the rear of the armature, is faulty.


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The condition of the original manual is very good. Whilst the OD and ID are plain machined the flats were ground. Or click on this link! Please keep in mind that: The setting piece may be removed again after the headstock has been clamped in position. 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 fellow I bought it from assured me they were easy to find, maybe twenty years ago this was true.

Black crackle finished Emco Unimat Mk. The original belts were in the form of coiled-steel wire “springs”, not an ideal material to run against aluminium.

EMCO-UNIMAT Model SL Operating Manual

In the UK the lathe was marketed first by J. Later arrangements were more sensible and robust, with the use of two single-row, self-adjusting sealed-for-life ball races NSK Manuall part number E with wavy “Belville” washers providing the thrust.

Your feedback is important to us and we strive to please all customers. This example also has a locking screw on the cross slide. Improvements were also made to the headstock, with the spindle being given a register flange and the 2-step pulley made reversible on its mounting – so providing an increase in the number of speeds. This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking.

For the American market the 2A Instruction book was published by “American Edelstaal” in New York and was a considerable improvement over the original.

This year the number has sky rocketed. To excite the anoraks amongst us, some six variations on the handle have so far manua to light. Unfortunately, this model was not well finished and lacked the delightful detailing of earlier machines: This had a big, round-shaped induction motor with matching wrapper paint, a small red name plate mounted low down on the sloping face of the headstock, green paint and die-cast hand wheels with the wasp-tail handles.

The belt is not glue bonded but rather, heat welded and is as strong as the belt material itself. Several styles of handwheel were used, all turned from unikat and plated silver or black.

The smaller turned-parts on were probably made on a “Swiss Auto” – and ideal machine for making quantities of precision miniature components – with the plain-steel, mm diameter handwheels having a pleasing diamond knurl around their outer edge, tiny micrometer dials engraved into the inner boss and fmco pins for hand-grips.


Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to watch list. The uses of these machines are as unlimited as the skill and imagination of the operator given the wealth of accessories available.

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. Swing over cross slide UK-market badge from the Elliott era American-market badge. A photographic essay for the Mk.

Learn More – opens in a new window or tab. Seller information mn-bargain-man Unimxt course, collectors have moved into the market and very early black-finish machines – and most of the accessories from any year – are very sought after and command high prices.

However, there are four known mznual of the Unimat: 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. From the start of production the motor bracket came with an idler pulley – but machines have been found without unomat fitting possibly to ease the fitting of a particular accessory and hence only 6 instead of 11 speeds.

Although tiny, it was perfectly capable of decent work, available with majual wide range of accessories and was light enough to be lifted on and off the workbench with one strong hand. Some examples of this version have also been found with saddle and cross-slide locking screws the latter with a small brass plug pushed against the right-hand cross-slide bar but such fittings appear not to have been standard until at least the Mk.

Leadscrew, cross-feed screw M 8×1 left.