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Struktiron Construction Sets

Struktiron was a construction system which had strips with long slotted holes. Made in the USA from around 1912 to 1917.


Manufacturer / Distributor

The Ives Manufacturing Company, Bridgport, Connecticut, USA


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for STRUKTIRON

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch >12.7mm
Country
USA
Dates
circa 1912 to circa 1917
Material
Steel
Thread
4-36 (see comment *1)
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
5-40 (see comment *2)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
40
No. of Parts in System
77
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
15.9 (see comment *3)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.3 (see comment *4)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: round (slotted)
(see comment *5)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Brass finish
(see comment *6)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.2
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.9

Comments
3/8" wide Strips with alternate holes & large(round crosshead) slots. *1But Screwed Rods are .12"x40. *2Not seen. *3Basic hole pitch 5/8" exactly; 25/16" in Slotted Strips. *4Mean for Wheels without boss. *5Hex Nuts earlier. *6Also ? Nickel plated steel.

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Photos of a Struktiron set.
(Added 20/09/2020)