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Metall Baukasten(12) Construction Sets

Metall Baukasten(12) was a Meccano-like construction system with aluminium parts. It was made in Germany from 1945 to 1950.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
1945 to 1950
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
M3
Boss Type
tapped
Boss Thread
M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
31
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
10.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.0 (see comment *1)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
5.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Blue/white lid with Crane & small initials ?NHR? 4mm holes with few 5.5mm for 5mm Axles. Parts have alloy look & including Strips, Angle Girders with slotted end hole, 8x8h Plate.Name Hyphenated on manual cover. *1A few 5.5mm hole for Axles.

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


A Metall Baukasten(12) manual

Various photos of the Metall Baukasten(12) construction system