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Kobler Construction Sets

The Kobler construction system used rods joined by screwed clips. It was made in Switzerland in around 1948.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for KOBLER

Maker
 
System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
Country
Switzerland
Dates
known in 1948
Material
Aluminium (Alloy) (probably)
Thread
 
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
 
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
 
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
 
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts:
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Rods, possibly 4mm, joined with formed Clips & Unions, plus Plates etc. Manual cover might be from 1950s.

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.


An instruction leaflet for Kobler sets (in German)
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A manual for Kobler sets (in German)
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The French patent for Kobler
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The German for Kobler
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The Swiss patent for Kobler
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The UK patent for Kobler
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The USA patent for Kobler
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Kobler construction system
(Scans from Urs Flammer)