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A.W.S Construction Sets

A.W.S was a Meccano-like constructional system with some unusual parts. It was made in Germany from 1945 to 1948


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
1945 to 1948
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
M4
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
23
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.1
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.9
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: tapered cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Aluminium (Alloy) with a Aluminium (Alloy) finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
8.1
Bolt diameter (mm)
7.0

Comments
Parts include some unusual shaped Plates for certain models.

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An A.W.S. instruction manual.