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Mechanika Construction Sets

Mechanika was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in Hungary from the 1950s to at least 1985.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Certain Hungarian
Country
Hungary
Dates
1950s (some significant doubt) to known in 1985
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
M3
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
M3
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
46
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
15.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.5
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.6
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.3
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: tapered cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Dull plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.2
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.0

Comments
Strips 3-11h; 9,11 holes Angle Girder; 4x4, 4x8h Flanged & Perforated Plates, 6 holes Flanged Sector Plate, (4-2h across); shapely Trunnion (not seen) with 2+2+1 hole. All holes round except in Flat & Angle Brackets.

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


A Mechanika manual for sets 1 and 2

A Mechanika manual for sets 3 to 5

Various photos of the Mechanika construction system