Atlas

Manuals and Catalogues

Print code: MA732

While the lathe remained basically the same for many years, with identical major components, various specifications were available with Model Numbers that included, over the years: 10-F, 10-D, TA36, TA42, TA48, TA54, TH36, TH42, TH48, TH54, TV36, TV42, TV48, TV54, H36, H42, H48, H54, V36, V42, V48, V54, QC42, QC54, etc. Also covers the UK-made Sphere, Halifax and Acorntools versions.

A complete data pack of information that covers all models, from the first to last, is available. It includes:

Print code: A840

ATLAS (USA) Lathes Catalogue No. 5 (very early - 1932) showing the new 9-inch "all-belt" drive lathe & accessories. 11 pages. £15

Print code: A840A

ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 8 (1934) including the 9-inch "all-belt" drive lathes, the first of the later 10-inch models with backgear, the cheaper "Unit Plan" lathes, the first wood-turning lathes, the company's drills, presses and pictures inside the factory. 32 pages.

Print code: A840B

ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 15 (circa 1936) with metal & wood-turning lathes including the later 9-inch "all-belt" drive machines, the Model 918 "Utility" Model, the revised 10-inch Model, "Unit Plan" versions, accessories, wood-turning lathes, drills, presses & motors. 44 pages.

Print code: A840C

ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 26 (dated 1936/1937). The first of the comprehensive Atlas catalogs illustrating the last 9-inch "all-belt" drive lathes together with the Utility versions; 10-inch screwcutting Models and the cheaper Unit Plan versions; wood-turning lathes; drills, presses, vices, motors & accessories. 52 pages.

Print code: A840D

ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 28 (November 1937) with lathes, millers, shapers, drills, etc.: 52 pages.

Print code: A840E

A840E ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 31 (circa 1938) with lathes, millers, shapers, drills, presses, vices, motors & accessories. 70 pages.

Print code: A840F

A840F ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 39 (January 1939) with millers, shapers, drills: 70 pages

Print code: A840G

ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 40 (1940) with millers, shapers, drills: 70 pages £45

Print code: A840G2

ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 41 (1941) with millers, shapers, drills: 64 pages.

Print code: A840H

ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 45 (1945) with millers, shapers, drills, etc: 64 pages.

Print code: A840J

ATLAS 10" Lathe with Quick-change Gearbox: Special Catalogue (1947) 12 pages.

Print code: A840K

ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 50 (1950) with millers, shapers, drills: 35 pages £

Print code: A840L

ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. M52 (1952 to 1958) with 1954 price list and millers, shapers, drills: £35

Print code: A840M

ATLAS Lathes Catalogue No. 3990 with the 12" and 6" New Model Lathes (1959). 16 pages. £15

Print code: A840N

Atlas Lathes Catalogue No. 5993-1 with the 6" and 12" New Model lathes having the changed apron control; circa 1967: 16 pages.

Print code: A841

A841 Atlas 6-inch Lathe. Special Catalogue 1938-1970 model. 8 pages.

Print code: A849

Atlas Wood-lathes Catalogue 8 pages

Print code: MA334A

Acorntools and Atlas 7" Shaper Instruction and Parts Manual. This is identical to the American Atlas shaper.

Print code: MA731

Rare, very early Instruction Manual and simple, Illustrated Parts Manual with the maker's Screwcutting Chart. Includes a copy of a rare, early Sales, Technical Specification and Accessories Catalog. This lathe may be marked with, amongst others, the following numbers: 918, 936, 942, 948, 954, 1042, 1042A, 1042B, 1042C. It was also sold as the "Craftsman" and "Metalcraft" models.To check the price in US dollars visit: http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/

Print code: MA732-SC

The first manual for the original 10-inch Atlas did not include the screwcutting data - but later editions did, the makers including card inserts to allow the chapter to be included later. To make up for this I can supply the extensive thread-cutting instructions and dedicated charts from what was known as the 61-page "Supplementary Screwcutting Instruction Booklet".

Print code: MA732B

Atlas 10-inch Screwcutting Gearbox Instructions. Comprehensive 72-page Special Edition listing all the setting for standard, metric and odd threads and feeds. Includes a copy of the maker's Sales and Specification and Specification Catalog for the Gearbox-equipped Atlas. To check the price in US dollars visit: http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/

Print code: MA734

Atlas 12-inch Lathe Late Model: These had various Model Numbers starting with "39" and including: 3950, 3965, 3975, 3980, 3981, 3982, 3983, 3985, 3986, 3996, 3720, 3990, 3991, 3995, 3975:A complete data pack of information. It includes:

Print code: MA736

Atlas 10-inch F and D type Lathe. Separate Parts Manual as exploded component diagrams and a basic threading chart.

Print code: MA736A

Atlas "Pickomatic" Screwcutting. 79-page Manual for the 10-inch F and D type Lathe. Complete Installation and Operator's Instruction Manual with extensive charts giving threads and feed rates for every possible combination of gears and including threads not listed on the lathe. Exploded components diagrams. Plus a copy of the Pick-O-Matic lathes Sales and Specification and Specification and Accessories catalogue

Print code: MA738

Atlas 6-inch Lathe Mk.1 Model 618 and Model 612

As seen here: http://www.lathes.co.uk/atlas6inch

Print code: MA739

ATLAS 6-inch Lathe Mk. 2 "square style" Model 3950. Click here for pictures (and the Craftsman-branded version). Operator's Manual with Spare Parts Manual as exploded Components & screwcutting charts for English and Metric threads. Includes a copy of the Sales & Accessories Catalogue. While the ordinary manual has just 12 pages this is a collection of 44 pages. To check the price in US dollars visit: http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/

Print code: MA740

Atlas 12-inch Model 7122 Atlas wood-turning lathe - late model. Operator's Instructions and Parts as Exploded Component Drawings. 4 pages plus a copy of the maker's detailed and well-illustrated 8-page Sales & Specification Catalogue.

Print code: MA742

Atlas Shaper Instruction Manual and Parts Manual: click here for pictures. This is the comprehensive (and rare) edition produced for the UK market, not the simple spares list issued in the USA. Includes the first-edition, beautifully illustrated Sales and Specification and Specification and Accessories Catalogue (No. 30) and additional pages from later Catalogues. To check the price in US dollars visit: http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/

Print code: MA743

Atlas (and Craftsman-branded) Milling Machine - Instruction Manual and Illustrated Parts Manual. Includes 3 different very detailed and interesting Sales and Specification and Specification and Accessories Catalogs showing all models with accurate descriptions of their construction, parts, controls and the extensive accessory range. This represents the totality of written and illustrated information about these machines. To check the price in US dollars visit: http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/

Print code: MA744

Atlas Taper-turning Attachment (No. 6822) Mounting and Operating Manual and Parts Illustrations.

Print code: MA744A

Atlas "Follower Rest" (No. 6626) - (Travelling Steady) Mounting and Operating Manual and Parts Illustrations.

Print code: MA744B

Atlas "Steady Rest" (Fixed Steady) Follower Rest (No. 6820) Mounting and Operating Manual and Parts Illustrations.

Print code: MA744C

Atlas Carriage Micrometer Stop (No. 6810) Mounting and Operating Manual.

Print code: MA744D

Atlas Split Nut (Clasp nut to leadscrew) Mounting Instructions. 10 and 12-inch models

Print code: MA744E

Atlas Toolpost Grinder Attachment. Owner's Manual with Parts as Exploded Component Drawing. 10 and 12-inch models.

Print code: MA744F

Atlas Milling Slide for the 6-inch lathe. Operation Instructions with Parts as Exploded Component Drawings.

Print code: MA752

Atlas Drill Grinding Attachment (No. 2915) Comprehensive Manual and Parts Illustrations.

Print code: MA754

Atlas Drill Press 15-inch. (Bench drill) Operator's Instruction Manual and Exploded Parts Diagrams: covers drills with catalogue Numbers:. 1020, 1025, 1030, 1035, 1040, 1045, 1050, 1055, 1400, 1405, 1410 and 1415.

Print code: MA755

Atlas Drill Press: a compendium of all models of Atlas drills extracted from 30 years of catalogs. Includes the rare "Instructions and Exploded Parts Diagrams" and "Instructions on Use", Cross-section pictures. Details of Accessories and attachments: planers, shapers (spindle moulder), mortising, drum sanding, etc.

Print code: MC500C

Craftsman 6-inch Lathe Mk.1 Models: 101.2048, 101.2048F, 101.2120, 101.2140, 101.M1518 and 101.07300, etc. (all a clone of the Atlas 6-inch). A complete Data Pack consisting of: Operator's Instruction Manual with extra pages on chuck operation and care, a Spare Parts Manual as exploded Component Drawings and the essential screwcutting data and charts for inch and metric pitches (strangely missing from the original Manual).

Print code: MC500F

Craftsman 9-inch lathe Operator's Instruction and Maintenance Manual and Illustrated parts List. This edition is for the very early metal-turning lathe with the multiple V-belt drive. It was also sold with "Atlas" and "Metalmaster" badging.

Print code: MC500M

Craftsman Milling Machine Instruction Manual and Illustrated Parts Manual. Includes a copy of the original Sales and Specification catalogues (Atlas and Craftsman) that show all versions of the miller, give detailed specifications, illustrate the extensive accessory range and give accurate descriptions of the construction, parts and controls.

Print code: MH20

Halifax (Atlas) 10-inch lathe:
A complete data pack of information (including all-known literature) that covers all models, from the first to last. It includes:
1) A comprehensive Owner's Manual with over 248 pages that contains detailed operating instructions for the lathe and its accessories together with maintenance and lubrication instructions - it's probably the best instruction book ever produced by a lathe manufacturer.
2) Extensive thread-cutting instructions and dedicated charts from the larger 61-page "supplementary" Screwcutting Instruction Booklet.

Print code: MM242

Metalmaster 9-inch Lathe with early "multi-belt" countershaft assembly and no backgear. This lathe was also sold as the "Atlas" 9-inch and "Craftsman Lathes" click here for pictures Rare, very early Instruction Manual and simple, Illustrated Parts Manual. Includes a copy of a rare, early Catalogue. This lathe may be marked with the following model numbers: 936, 942, 948, 954, 1042, 1042A, 1042B, 1042C.

Print code: MS51

SHAPER WORK - A complete, thoroughly detailed and well-illustrated 333-page book on how to use and get the best from a shaper. "For beginners in Machine Shop Practice". Features a larger machine - but the methods and principles involved apply to all makes and types. A heavy publication bound in two volumes and printed on a heavy, high-quality 120g paper

 

Atlas Parts

Boxford lathe Tumble Reverse Gear Early Models

This gear is for Models prior to Serial Serial No. 11-13513. 32 teeth and a 14.5-degree pressure angle. Made in the correct grade of cast iron...