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Tan-Sad

Tan-Sad was a construction system using rods connected by tubular connecting sleeves. It was mentioned in a British Industries Fair Report in 1922, but there is some doubt as to whether it was ever actually made.


Manufacturer / Distributor

Tan-Sad Ltd., Freeman Street, Birmingham UK


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for TAN-SAD

Maker
 
System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
1922
Material
Steel
Thread
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Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
(see comment *1)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
20 (estimated)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
---
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
---
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.2 (see comment *2)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
---
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
1/8" Rods connected to spigotted cast Joints by tubular Sleeves. In G&T but was it ever sold? *1 Might be in possible Wheel boss. *2 Assumed.

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