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Tecno Meccanico Construction Sets

Tecno Meccanico was a Meccano-like construction system. It is was made in Italy in at least the 1950s. Some curiosities: 7x5 hole plates beaded on the long sides, and the flat and flanged trunnions have no gaps, pulleys with 50 mm. in diameter appear in the catalog as those of MECCANO (it says radial) but they are actually solid with 8 holes, and the 6x3 mm open cylinder. appears in the catalog as MECCANO but it is replaced by a showy 4 cm open boiler. diameter and 7 holes long.

Brief details - Distance between holes 12.70 mm., Diameter of holes and axles 4.3 mm. and 4.06 mm. respectively. Number of different part types 66.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for TECNO MECCANICO

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Italy
Dates
known in 1954 (see comment *1)
Material
 
Thread
 
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
68 (see comment *2)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
 
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
 
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts:
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Name written as one word inside manual. Red & green parts like MECCANO except 7 holes Trunnions & 5*7 holes Flanged Plate. parts include Flex Plates & a few gears. *1 From Print Ref. *2 Probably a few more.

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


Photos of Tecno Meccanico set 8. The box is dated 1954
(Added 16/06/2020)