Emco Unimat SL and DB Manual (English) – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. This wasn’t easy to find!. Pure chance brought me then to the Emco Unimat SL small machine tool from the seventies. On ebay I followed the offers and after some time I went for one offer. The Unimat covers a range commercially sold machines intended for machining and metalworking for model making hobbyists manufactured by the Emco Emco[edit]. Unimat DB, Unimat DB; Unimat SL, Unimat SL; Unimat 3.

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Please help uunimat it or discuss these issues on the talk page. The lathe shows very little use as there is little to no scarring on set screws. If a physically similar replacement capacitor cannot be found an electrically compatible one – in the UK for example a Maplin Electronics Part No.

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Although the 2 s 2A had a carriage lock at the back the cross slide generally did not – that improvement appearing as standard on the 2B. This article contains content that is written like an advertisement. Several styles of handwheel were used, all turned from steel and plated silver or black.

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. Emco Unimat Model W: The original belts were in the form of coiled-steel wire “springs”, not an ideal material to run against aluminium.

On earlier examples the hole was drilled though sk shaft and a different type of locking bolt used. The tailstock cantilever uni,at reduced and the casting became a two-piece affair with the upper and lower sections clamped to the bed rails by a single Emci bolt.


UK-market badge from the Elliott era. A recent discovery was a Mk. From an estate sale comes this uniMat Mini lathe comes with the original belt which has some wear on it but also comes with an O ring type belt as a replacement comes also with the an additional tool At around this time Emco introduced the Model W, a simplified “Woodworking” version bereft of carriage and feed-screw. Although some of the original illustrations were used, the robin’s-egg blue paper and a different font, properly typeset and justified, made all the difference.

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The earliest known sectional drawing of the headstock, dated An examination of the castings used on early lathes show them to have an inferior finish to later ones, though no doubt their material quality was entirely satisfactory. 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.

The ER type are measured at a defined distance below the extraction groove on the 8-degree 16 Degrees included angle. Again, with over-lapping production, it possible that these handwheels may ejco been seen first on the last examples of the previous type.

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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 umimat more comfortable to use. 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.

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This unit contains three small capacitors within the single casing and it is not unknown for one to have short circuited to earth internally. 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 positioned at the front between feed screw and the right-hand 8 mm-diameter cross slide bar to squeeze the parts together.

Although tiny, it was perfectly capable of decent work, unimatt with a wide range of accessories and was light enough to be lifted unomat and off the workbench with one strong unimar. Late s headstock with the vertical, hexagon-headed alignment pin.

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Late s tailstock and leadscrew handwheel assembly. 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.

Also shop in Also shop in. Looks like it may have only been used one or two times. Failure of Unimat motors is very common and the causes manifold. 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.

I take very good care of my tools. Although the system worked e,co enough, it did not have the clamping power of the later type and would probably not have stood up well to wl demands of heavier milling cuts.