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Seeger Construction Sets

Seeger was an unusual system using rods to hold parts together by clamps. It was made in Switzerland and known in the late 1950s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for SEEGER

Maker
 
System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
Country
Switzerland
Dates
known in 1958
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
M3
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
87
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
30.0 (see comment *1)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
5
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
5
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
(probably)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Structures from 30 lengths of Rod, plus others bent at various angles, which are clamped together by N&B through pairs of Plates or Brackets. *1 Most common but also others.

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


A Seeger manual

Various photos of the Seeger construction system