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Meweka Construction Sets

Meweka was a do-it-yourself type constructional system. It was made in Germany from 1953 to around 1960.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MEWEKA

Maker
 
System Type
DIY type
Country
Germany
Dates
1953 to circa 1960
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
M3.5
Boss Type
tapped
Boss Thread
M3
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
46 (see comment *1)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Variable
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.0
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.5
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Hand Press with different heads, and indexing device. *1 28 Tool parts, 7 other parts eg Collar, Tyre, 11 types of raw material eg Plates & Strips.

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


A Meweka set manual.
Added 14/11/2019

Photo of a Meweka set.
Added 8/11/2019

The Meweka German patent.
Added 8/11/2019

The Meweka UK patent.
Added 8/11/2019

The Meweka drawings for models 1 to 10. The sheets for models 1-4 are A5, models 5-8 and 10 are A3 and model 9 is approx A2.
Added 09/01/2020