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Metallix(1) Construction Sets

Metallix(1) was a Meccano-like system. The flanged plates had a cutout like Stabil ones, although interestingly the manual models do not show the cutout. The manuals were in dual German and English. It was made in Germany in the 1950s.


Manufacturer / Distributor

Schreiner & Firmont, Hannover, Germany


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

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch >12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
1950s
Material
Aluminium (Alloy) / Steel (see comment *1)
Thread
M4
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
22
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
14.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.0 (see comment *2)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
--- (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
8.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Parts including Strips, Wheel+Pulley Discs, 9x5h Flanged Plate with 3x5 cutout Plate (often red). Red lid with boy's head beside nice Crane. May be related to DER KLEINE INGENIEUR [2]. *1Often largely aluminium. *24.2 & 4.4mm also known.

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


A Metallix(1) manual.
(Added 04/04/2021)

Photos of Metallix(1) sets.
(Added 04/04/2021)