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Technical Trainer Construction Sets

Technical Trainer used rods held by couplings. It was made in the USA and known in 1946.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
Country
USA
Dates
known in 1946
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
¼"-20
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
17
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Variable
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
6.4 (approximately)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
6.3 (see comment *1)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
6.4
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: hexagonal (slotted)
(see comment *2)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Dull plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
11.1()(see comment *3)
Bolt diameter (mm)
11.1()(see comment *4)

Comments
Set aluminium seen; 'B' only in ad. ¼" Rods with threaded ends joined by Couplings. Large Bases. *1 Sample Wheel goes over thread but not smooth part of Rod. *2 Also acorn Nuts? *3*4 7/16" nominal.

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


A Technical Trainer leaflet

A Technical Trainer leaflet

Various photos of the Technical Trainer construction system