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Struc Construction Sets

Struc was a simple Meccano-like construction system. It was made in the Netherlands, probably in the late 1940s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch >12.7mm
Country
Netherlands
Dates
late 1940 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
1/8W
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
1/8W
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
13 (see comment *2)
No. of Parts in System
60
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
14.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.9
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.1 (mean)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.7
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass with a Brass finish
(see comment *3)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.0(see comment *4)

Comments
Fair range of normal parts plus Half Pulleys, Braced Girders with large centre holes, & large cast alloy gears, marked STRUC. *1 1940 possible. *2 Mod 2. *3*4 Also Bolts plain steel, 5.7m.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided


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


A Struc manual for sets 0-3
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Struc manual for set 3A
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Struc construction system
(Photos from Urs Flammer)