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Riag Construction Sets

Riag is a simple Meccano-like construction system. It was made in Germany in the late 1940s


Manufacturer / Distributor

Riedel Apparatebau GmbH., Berlin Steglitz, Germany


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for RIAG

Maker
 
System Type
as TRIX (inc MCX)
Country
Germany
Dates
late 1940 (see comment *1)
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
M3
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
13 (see comment *2)
No. of Parts in System
53
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
10.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.3
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: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
5
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Many parts have 2 rows of staggered holes like ZICK-ZACK [1], but Plates have 2-row pattern along edges with 3-row along centre. Also 7 holes diameter Plate. *1 Could also be pre-WW2. *2 Mod.2.

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


A Riag manual
(Added 09/12/2018)

Various photos of the Riag construction system
(Added 09/12/2018)