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Mek-Struct
and
Mek-Trax

Mek-Struct metal construction sets were similar to Meccano. Mek-Trax sets used the same parts but with the addition of special track parts. The parts can easily be identified by shoulders at the ends of strips and plates. They were made by Artin from 1994 to around 1997.


Mek-Struct


Manufacturer / Distributor

Made in China for Artin Industrial Co Ltd., Kowloon, Hong Kong


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 270.
(Added 30/08/2021)

The Mek-Struct instruction manual for set 300.

The Mek-Struct instruction manual for set 370.
(Added 30/08/2021)

The Mek-Struct instruction manual for set 370 with electric motor.
(Added 30/08/2021)

Photos of some Mek-Struct sets.
(Added 30/08/2021)

Mek-Trax


Manufacturer / Distributor

Made in China for Artin Industrial Co Ltd., Kowloon, Hong Kong


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MEK-TRAX

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Hong Kong
Dates
1996 to circa 1997
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
single-tapped (probably)
Boss Thread
M3 (probably)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
57
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2 (mean)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.1 (probably)
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 *1)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.0(mean)
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.6

Comments
Standard MEK-STRUCT parts plus special track parts. MEK-STRUCT data used. *1 Probably nickel Nuts.

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There are currently no manuals, leaflets or photos etc. of Mek-Trax available for downloading. If you can supply any, please get in contact with me.