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Techmaster Construction Sets

Techmaster was a simple construction system. It was made in America in ??


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Meccano principle but sig. differences
Country
USA
Dates
 
Material
Steel (see comment *1)
Thread
6-32
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
26 (approximately)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.9 (see comment *2)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.5
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.2 (see comment *3) (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: round (slotted)
(see comment *4)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Aluminium (Alloy) with a Aluminium (Alloy) finish
(see comment *5)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
8.0(see comment *6)
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.3(see comment *7)

Comments
Shallow Channels instead of strips, Angle Girders, Brackets. *1 A few alloy, wood Spool, plastic Wheels. *2 Channels, 4.5 in Brackets. *3 M19, no Axles. *4 Some Bolts X-head, countersunk. *5 Bolt Nickel plated steel. *6 & 9mm. *7 & dull plated steel 6.3 known.

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


A Techmaster manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

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