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Mekanik(1) Construction Sets

Mekanik(1) was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in Germany from 1948 to around 1963. It was previously known as MECANIC (See MECANIC(5)).


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MEKANIK [1]

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch >12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
1949 to circa 1963 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
25 (see comment *2)
No. of Parts in System
122
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
13.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.0
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: dome (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.9
Bolt diameter (mm)
7.5

Comments
Followed MECANIC [5]. Special gears including a pinion sliding on a square shaft. *1 1967 has been mentioned. *2 Mod 1. Also Mod 2 large toothed gears.

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/leaflets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


A Mekanik(1) manual for sets 20-21
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Mekanik(1) manual for sets 20-24
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Mekanik(1) manual for sets 18-21

A Mekanik(1) manual for sets 18-24

A Mekanik(1) manual for sets 21a-24
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Mekanik(1) brochure
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Mekanik(1) sets brochure

A Mekanik(1) contents list for sets 18-19a
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Mekanik(1) motor brochure

A Mekanik(1) clockwork motor leaflet
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Mekanik(1) parts list
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Mekanik(1) parts list
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Mekanik(1) parts list

A Mekanik(1) parts list

A Mekanik(1) parts list

Various photos of the Mekanik(1) construction system
(Photos from Urs Flammer)