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Heller's Stahlbau Construction Sets

Heller's Stahlbau was a DIY construction system in which one cut out the parts from metal sheet/strip. It was produced in Germany from around 1938 to 1956. In France it was known as Heller-Mecanicus


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
DIY type
Country
Germany
Dates
1936 to 1956
Material
Steel
Thread
M3
Boss Type
tapped
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
57
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
 
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Has Mechanikus tool & a good range of parts. See also MECHANICUS & MECO.

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


A Heller's Stahlbau manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Heller's Stahlbau manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A booklet on Heller's Stahlbau
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A brochure on Heller's Stahlbau
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A brochure on Heller's Stahlbau
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A leaflet on Heller's Stahlbau
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A leaflet on Heller's Stahlbau
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A leaflet on Heller's Stahlbau
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A leaflet on Heller's Stahlbau
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A leaflet on Heller's Stahlbau

A leaflet on Heller's Stahlbau
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A price list for Heller's Stahlbau
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The German patent for Heller's Stahlbau
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Heller's Stahlbau construction system
(Scans from Urs Flammer)