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Métalu

Métalu was a construction system where parts were pushed into 'K' clips. It was made in France, from the late 1940s to the 1950s.


Manufacturer / Distributor

Gede, France


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MÉTALU

Maker
Gédé
System Type
Non-Meccano type
Country
France
Dates
late 1940s to 1950s
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
----
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
16
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
---
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
5.6
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.8
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
5.0 (see comment *1)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts: --
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
--  --
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
---
Bolt diameter (mm)
---

Comments
Name was erroneously METALLU, as in some ads. No N&B: Panels, Angle Girders, etc, unperforated, push into Known section Clips. Finished models look rather like CONSTRUC. *1 Ends are tapered.

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