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Titan Construction Sets

Titan was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in Germany from about 1948 to about 1960


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for TITAN [a]

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
1948 to circa 1951
Material
Steel
Thread
M3
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
M3
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
47 (see comment *1)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
9.8
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.4
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
2.9
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Dull plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.1(see comment *2)

Comments
Most sets have parts with dull grey metallic look but late on parts were painted. *1 In Set 1, perhaps more in Set 2. *2 5.5 fpr 10mm long.

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Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for TITAN [b]

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
circa 1951 to circa 1960 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
M3.5
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
M3.5
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
34 (see comment *2)
No. of Parts in System
100
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
9.8
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.5 (see comment *3)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.4
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.4
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)
6.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.9

Comments
New thread etc & new parts including Gears. All parts painted. Parts including 77,118mm diameter Flanged Plates; Sprockets; Plates with top/bottom red/blue. *1Baukästen: circa.'70. *2Mod.75; & 24 DP, Mod 1.05, to mate with Sprockets. *3 Black parts 3.4.

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 and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


A Titan manual for set 1

A Titan manual for sets 50-51

A Titan manual for sets 50-51

A Titan manual for sets 52-54
Replaced with better scan 14/01/20

A Titan brochure

A Titan brochure dated 1948

A Titan leaflet

A Titan price list

Various photos of the Titan construction system