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Mek-Struct Construction Sets

Mek-Struct metal construction sets were similar to Meccano. They were made by Artin. The parts can easily be identified by shoulders at the ends of strips and plates.


Manufacturer / Distributor

Made in China for Artin Industrial Co Ltd., Kowloon


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MEK-STRUCT

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Hong Kong
Dates
1994 to circa 1997
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
M3
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
62
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2 (mean)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.1 (see comment *1)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: tapered cheese (crosshead)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Bright Zinc plated finish
(see comment *2)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.0(mean)
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.6

Comments
Strips and most Plates have cut back ends/corners. Spanner stamped ARTIN. *1 4.2 also reported. *2 Nickel Nuts.

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


Photos of the Mek-Struct set 147.
(Added 04/07/2020)

The Mek-Struct instruction manual for set 147.

The Mek-Struct instruction manual for set 169.

The Mek-Struct instruction manual for set 210.

The Mek-Struct instruction manual for set 300.