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Fri-Die Construction Sets

Fri-Die was a simple system where angle girders were the main structural elements. It was produced in Germany around the time of the Second World War.


Manufacturer / Distributor

Made by an unknown firm in Westphalia, Germany


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for FRI-DIE

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch >12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
after World War Two
Material
Steel
Thread
3x
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
15
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
15.5
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.8 (see comment *1)
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: tapered cheese (slotted)
(see comment *2)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
6(approximately)

Comments
Simple system with steel parts either blackened or painted red & blue. Angle Girders are main structural elements, also 2 Flat Girders. *1 Some 3.0. *2 Also round head Bolts.

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


A Fri-Die model sheet
Unfortunately the bottom of the sheet has been torn off
(Added 14/11/2018)

Various photos of the Fri-Die construction system
(Added 14/11/2018)