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Maba Construction Sets

Maba was a construction system which consisted of robust parts to make models of machine tools. It was produced in Germany from the late 1940s to 1960


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MABA

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch >12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
circa 1946 to 1950
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
55
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
15.0 (see comment *1)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4 (see comment *2)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.9
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Parts for models of machine tools. *1 Also 13.4mm. *2 Also 5mm. DER JUNGE MASCHINENBAUER has same?similar parts.

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.


A manual for Maba sets
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A leaflet for Maba construction sets
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A leaflet for Maba construction sets
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A leaflet for Maba construction sets
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A leaflet for Maba construction sets
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

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