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Thale Metallbaukasten Construction Sets

Thale Metallbaukasten was a simple construction system for schools. It was made in East Germany in the early 1970s


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
Krause & Co.
System Type
MÄRKLIN type
Country
Former East Germany
Dates
1970 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
28
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.5 (probably)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
 
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
An educational set for schools. Only the manual (11 cards inside a folder) has been seen, & also has METALLBAUTECHNIK on it. Parts include 5x11h Flanged Plate not in THALE STAHLBAU TECHNIK below. *1 Print Ref: Plate 321/70.

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

The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided


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


A Thale Metallbaukasten manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)