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Vulcain

Vulcain is a simple construction system similar to Construc. It uses bent U shaped strips to connect panels together instead of nuts and bolts. It was made in France by L’ÉDIFICE (UNIS France) from 1934 to 1939


Manufacturer / Distributor

L’ÉDIFICE (UNIS France)
Société A. Méricant & fils (Paris 14)


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for VULCAIN

Maker
 
System Type
Non-Meccano type
Country
France
Dates
1934 to 1939
Material
Metal
Thread
 
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
 
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
 
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
 
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts:
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Red & white Panels that fit together without N&B. compare with CONSTRUC.

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


Instructions for Vulcain set A.
Added 15/11/21

Instructions for Vulcain set B.
Added 15/11/21

Instructions for Vulcain set C.
Added 15/11/21

A 1934 advertising flyer for Vulcain sets.
Added 15/11/21

A 1934 price list for Vulcain sets.
Added 15/11/21

A 1934 letter about Vulcain sets.
Added 15/11/21

Photos of a Vulcain sets.
Added 15/11/21