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Umakit

Umakit was a simple Meccano-like constructional system. It was made in the UK in the early 1960s


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for UMAKIT

Maker
 
System Type
Certain UK
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
  to 1962 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
4BA
Boss Type
tapped
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
82
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.3 (see comment *2)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.9
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
(see comment *3)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
8.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.3

Comments
Models on box lid as CONSTRUCTO [2], and parts very similar or identical. *1 Company into liquidation. *2 In 11 holes Strip, 4.0 in many other parts. *3 Bolt brass plated steel.

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A Umakit model instruction leaflet
Added 14/01/20