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Cruson Construction Sets

Cruson was a Construction system using 8mm tubes with 1/4" spaced holes joined by special brackets. It was produced in the Netherlands in the 1980s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
Country
Netherlands
Dates
circa 1980 to 1985
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
44
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
6.35 (multiples of value shown, including half.)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2 (mean)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
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)
5.5
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.3

Comments
8mm Tubes with 1/4" pitch holes, joined by being bolted to Unions. Tubes also sold opened out as Plates.

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


The Cruson manual in French
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The Cruson manual in Dutch
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Cruson construction system