Dietzgen 1748P  
Written by Accutron on 2017-07-03  

The Dietzgen 1748P is a compact 8" 'Maniphase' slide rule, derived from a traditional Mannheim simplex slide rule with the addition of K, C and CI scales. The 1748P also has a reversible slide with S, L and T scales on its reverse, inch and metric rulers along the top and bottom edges of the stator, and a printed conversion table affixed to the stator's reverse. Like other Dietzgen slide rules of this style, the 1748P has a mahogany body laminated with engraved celluloid faces, and features Dietzgen's proprietary 'frameless' glass cursor which can be removed from the stator without the use of tools.

Available Scales: K A [B CI C] [S L T] D

Dietzgen 1748P simulation, adapted from the Virtual Slide Rule script by Derek Ross. Click stator to reverse.

Dietzgen 1748P 'Maniphase' slide rule, obverse view.

1748P slide rule, reverse view.

1748P slide rule, enlargement of profile and frameless cursor.

1748P slide rule, box and hard case.

This article is part of the [Slide Rules] exhibit.

©2000-2019 The Vintage Technology Association. All rights reserved.