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Construction (Eitech) - Construction Sets

A range of metal construction sets sold under the 'Construction' name by the German company, Eitech. It is a metric system with 10mm hole spacings and 4mm thread. See 'Construction' for manuals etc. for sets made prior to the unification of Germany.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
Construction (later Eitech)
System Type
as CONSTRUCTION
Country
Former East Germany
Dates
1965 to in production in 2018 and continuing
Material
Steel / Plastic (see comment *1)
Thread
M4
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
32 (see comment *2)
No. of Parts in System
94 (see comment *3)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
10.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.1
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0 (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.9
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.9

Comments
Large Tyres have 17x71x34 moulded in. *1 Flexible Plates are plastic. *2 Mod .8. 25 (Mod 1) for later plastic Gears. *3 Not including later new parts.

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

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


The instruction manual for set 02.

The instruction manual for set 03.

The instruction manual for set 05.

The instruction manual for set 08.

The instruction manual for set 10.

The instruction manual for set 11.

The instruction manual for set 15.

A Supplementary instruction sheet for set 15.

The instruction manual for set 32.

The instruction manual for set 65.

The instruction manual for set 70.

The instruction manual for set 72.

A Supplementary instruction sheet for set 72.

The instruction manual for a set made for Marks & Spencer by Eitech.

The instruction manual for a set made for Marks & Spencer by Eitech.