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Structator Construction Sets

Structator was a simple Meccano-like construction system. It was made in Germany from 1913 to 1917


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for STRUCTATOR

Maker
 
System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
Country
Germany
Dates
1913 to 1917 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel / Aluminium (Alloy) (see comment *2)
Thread
 
Boss Type
not tapped
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
116
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
 
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
 
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.3 (mean)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts:
(see comment *3)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Also called BING'S CONSTRUCTOR. Rods held in Unions by Wedge Sleeves. *1 Could be '32 but possibly by Carl Riel from '25. United Kingdom ads till '24. *2 & wood Base Boards. *3 Only to attach model to Base.

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

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


A Structator manual for set 1
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Structator manual for set 2
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Issue 1 of the Structator magazine
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The Structator German patent
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

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