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Ami Lac Construction Sets

Ami Lac was a Meccano-like construction systems. Ami Lac was produced in Italy from about 1955 to 2011. The maker took over Ami in 1955 and the system became Ami Lac with very few changes.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
MECCANO & MÄRKLIN features
Country
Italy
Dates
1922 (see comment *1) to 2017
Material
Steel
Thread
5/32W
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
5/32W
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
38
No. of Parts in System
470
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.0
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.9
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: tapered cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
8.1
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.9

Comments
Many parts like MECCANO & MÄRKLIN, but some others. *1 Said to have produced sets for short period starting 1922/23, & restarted 1956 after take-over of firm AMI which made AMI sets.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided


Below there are manuals/leafets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


The Ami Lac manual for set 1 (in Italian)

The Ami Lac manual for set 2 (in Italian)

The Ami Lac manual for set 4 (in Italian)
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The Ami Lac manual for set 9 (in Italian)

An Ami Lac parts list (in Italian)

Photos of Ami Lac sets