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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


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch >12.7mm
Country
Hungary
Dates
1950s to in production in 1981 and continuing (some significant doubt)
Material
Steel
Thread
M6
Boss Type
tapped (see comment *1)
Boss Thread
M6
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
60 (approximately)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
20.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
6.2
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)
 

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

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


A Tanért manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

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