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Steel Worker Construction Sets

Steel Worker was a construction system for making steel structures for model buildings. Made in the USA in the late 1920s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for STEEL WORKER

Maker
 
System Type
Non-Meccano type
Country
USA
Dates
known in 1928 to 1930s
Material
Steel
Thread
4-36
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
11
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
9.5 (see comment *1)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
---
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.3
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.0

Comments
Large Trusses & Channel Girders for structures. *1 Multiples of exactly 3/8".

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Photos of a Steel Worker set.
(Taken from an Ebay listing)
(Added 20/09/2020)