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Flex Construction Sets

Flex was a simple constructional system. It was similar to Trix, but the parts did not have as many holes. It was made in the Netherlands in around 1946.


Manufacturer / Distributor

An unknown company from Netherlands


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for FLEX

Maker
 
System Type
as TRIX (inc MCX) and Hole pitch >12.7mm()
Country
Netherlands
Dates
1946
Material
Steel / Aluminium (Alloy) / Card
Thread
----
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
10 (see comment *1)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
16.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.9
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.7
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts: --
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
--  --
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
---
Bolt diameter (mm)
---

Comments
The only set known has flexible steel Strips with 2 rows of staggered holes, an aluminium Angle Girder, & a card Plate. Parts are held together by rivet with lobes which are bent down after insertion.

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


A Flex set manual.
(Added 08/11/2019)

Photo of Flex parts.
(Added 08/11/2019)