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Temsi Construction Sets

Temsi metal construction sets were similar to Meccano. They were made in the Netherlands from the 1944 to the 1999.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
Temsi
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Netherlands
Dates
known in 1948 (see comment *1) to 1999
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
38
No. of Parts in System
128 (see comment *2)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7 (see comment *3)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.1
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.0(see comment *4)
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.5

Comments
cf SPIROU.. *1 May be 1946. *2-*3 Current, earlier fewer parts and Nut was 7.8mm Across flats. *4 12.73 in many parts.

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


A Temsi instruction manual for sets 1 - 5.

A Temsi instruction manual for set 2.

A Temsi instruction manual for set 3.

A Temsi advertising leaflet dated January 1985.