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Tubeplac Construction Sets

Tubeplac is a constructional system using tubes and plates. It was made in France in the 1950s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
Country
France
Dates
1950 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
3x.6
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
41
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Variable
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.4
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: button (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass with a Brass finish
(see comment *2)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
5.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.0

Comments
7mm Tubes connected by Clamps, with Plates bolted on. *1 1930s from Eisenzeit. *2 Nickel plated steel for Bolts.

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


The Tubeplac manual
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)