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Technofix Construction Sets

Technofix was a simple construction system using rods joined by connectors. It was made in Germany from 1928 to probably the mid 1930s


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
Country
Germany
Dates
1928 to known in 1935
Material
Steel
Thread
----
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
(see comment *1)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
32.0 (see comment *2)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
 
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3 (see comment *3)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts: --
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
--  --
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
---
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
3 makers including Kosmos. *1 Various lengths of Rod up to circa.30cm joined by interlocking Connectors (M212a type). *2 In Baseboard. *3 3.5 also reported but unlikely.

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


A Technofix leaflet
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Technofix German Patent
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

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