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Model: XL

This page displays all the content on the website associated with the 'XL' model. Numeric models include all prefixes, such as 'Number', 'Mark', 'Size' etc.

Manuals for Model: XL

Print code: MK310XL

Newall-Keighley XL Cylindrical Grinding Machine. Instruction Manual and Parts Manual as detailed Sectional Drawings.

Print code: MS525B

Sheldon 10-inch L and XL (and many variants) later-type model on an Underdrive stand (either full-length sheet-steel or cast-iron pedestal type), V-belt transmission a screwcutting gearbox with a single selector lever on its front face - as sold from the 1940s to early 1950s under various designations.

Print code: MS525BT

Sheldon 10-inch L and XL later-type model with Underdrive Stand , V-belt transmission and a two-lever screwcutting gearbox as sold 1950s to 1970s under various designations. Operator's Instruction and Maintenance Manual and Illustrated Parts Manual as Exploded Component Drawings. Contains an Electrical Schematic and a comprehensive, 24-page sales, technical Specification & Accessories Catalogue..

Print code: MS526A

Unfortunately a proper handbook was never produced for early flat-belt drive Sheldon lathes with 9-inch, 10-inch and 11-inch swings - but we can offer a complete Data Pack that gives all the information known about this model (Pictures of this type here: http://www.lathes.co.uk/sheldon/page5.html) It consists of: - "Care & Operation of a Lathe" by Sheldon - the large and well-illustrated Sheldon Sales, Accessories and Technical Specification Catalogue of the late 1930s and 1940s - a copy of the handbook for the la

Print code: MS526BT

SHELDON 10-inch L and XL later-type lathes mounted on an underdrive stand constructed from either braced sheet-steel or cast iron that held either an ordinary V-belt transmission or a rather complex variable-speed drive.The lathe was current from the early 1950s to the 1970s and sold under various Model designations.Screwcutting was by a gearbox with two sliding levers instead of the single lever of the previous model. A complete 110-page Data Pack including: Operation & Maintenance Manual and Illustrated Parts Manual as Exploded Component Drawings.

Print code: P475

Portass Lathes: no manuals were ever issued but there is a wonderful collection of (rare) Sales & Technical Specification Sheets, Individual Machine Catalogues, Illustrations, Accessories and "Letters of Recommendation" available: X.L., Mark V, Model X. Dreadnought (several versions including the 5-inch), Model S (several versions), Model 21/8", Model-de-Lux 21./8", Model Super, Heavy-duty 4-inch, Milling & Drilling Attachment, Lathes as supplied for branding as Zyto (etc.), shapers, 4-inch wood lathe, etc.