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Tanért Construction Sets

Tanért was a simple construction system for schools. It was made in Hungary probably from the 1950s to the 1980s

Manufacturer / Distributor

Tanért 1. sz. Mechanikai Gyáregysége, Debrecen / Ungarn, Hungary

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for TANÉRT (Ref:TAN)

System Type
Hole pitch >12.7mm
1950s to in production in 1981 and continuing (some significant doubt)
Boss Type
tapped (see comment *1)
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
60 (approximately)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
5.9 (mean) (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese with slight taper &/or rounding (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Sets for schools in plastic cases, 2 known. Large nickelled parts with plastic Pulleys etc. *1 Single- & double-tapped.

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A Tanért manual
(Added 09/12/2018)

Various photos of the Tanért construction system
(Added 09/12/2018)