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Fix Construction Sets

Fix was a simple construction system. It has some normal perforated strips and also other parts with slotted ends. It was produced in Germany from around 1940 to 1948.


Manufacturer / Distributor

MWK, Mechanische Werkstätten Kitzingen/Main, Germany


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for FIX

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch >12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
circa 1940 (some significant doubt) to known in 1948
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
30
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Variable
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.4
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
--- (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese with slight taper &/or rounding (slotted)
(see comment *1)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Dull plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.9
Bolt diameter (mm)
7.7

Comments
1cm wide Strips, 4-9cm o/a, with only centre hole. Several joined by hollow rivets to pivot. Also some with rectangular outside holes open to ends. Another FIX MCS reported. *1 cheese and hex Bolts shown.

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/leafets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


The Fix manual (in German)
(Added 14/11/2018)

Various photos of the Fix construction system
(Added 14/11/2018)