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Tekno(1) Construction Sets

Tekno(1) metal construction sets were similar to Trix. They were made in Denmark from the 1930s to the 1970s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for TEKNO [1]

Maker
 
System Type
as TRIX (inc MCX)
Country
Denmark
Dates
1932 to 1972
Material
Steel
Thread
3.5x.8 (see comment *1)
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
3.5x.8
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
36 (see comment *2)
No. of Parts in System
76
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
7.86
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.6
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.6
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.5 (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: tapered cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Brass finish
(see comment *3)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.0

Comments
Many sets & lid labels. Probably identical to TEKNIK [1]. Also a TEKNO-ELECTRO like TRIX. *1 As prewar TRIX. *2 36-38; Mod ?.7. Also gears with TRIX teeth. *3 Nuts plain brass.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

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


The Tekno(1) instruction manual.
Scans from Jan Andreasen

Various photos of the Tekno(1) construction system.
(Photos from Jan Andreasen)

Various photos of the Tekno(1) construction system.
(Photos from Urs Flammer)