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Spedicon

Spedicon was a construction system in which rods were screwed to plates by grub screws. Nuts and bolts also used. It was made in the UK, from 1945 to 1947


Manufacturer / Distributor

Spedicon (William-Pinney Ltd.), Avenue Chambers, Bloomsbury, London WC1, UK


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for SPEDICON

Maker
 
System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
1945 to 1947 (see comment *1)
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
4BA
Boss Type
tapped (see comment *2)
Boss Thread
4BA (see comment *3)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
32
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Variable
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.0
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
6.6
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
6.4
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: cheese
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
(see comment *4)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Aluminium (Alloy) with a Aluminium (Alloy) finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
8.1
Bolt diameter (mm)
8.1

Comments
Plates bolt to tapped Cubes, & ¼" diameter Rods, with tapped ends & cross-taps, as extra members & axles. *1 Patent application/acceptance dates. *2*3 Multi-tapped from Pulley vee. *4 Both serrated.

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