The latest Key Publishing exclusive kit models modern Larssen steel sheet piling used in construction and featured on Pete Waterman’s Making Tracks 3 layout.
NEW TO the Key Publishing Exclusives range from PJM Models are triple packs of Larssen steel piling for ‘OO’ gauge using a combination of 3D printed and laser-cut parts.
Above: New to the Key Publishing Exclusive collection of PJM Models steel piling kit. This is the 100mm high kit which will create 555mm long walling.
The ‘OO’ scale triple packs contain either 100mm or 50mm high steel piling wall sections which have been 3D printed. Each section is 185mm long with the total length per pack covering 555mm. Each pack also has three strips of matching length concrete tops made from laser-cut MDF and a pack of 10 wall anchor bolts which are seen with the piling to pin it back.
The 3D printed Larssen steel piling is a feature of modern construction and is seen in road, building and rail construction projects. It is used extensively around Milton Keynes Central station and the original design for this kit was created for Pete Waterman’s Making Tracks 3 layout modelling the West Coast Main Line station.
Above: The new steel piling is available in two heights. This is the 50mm high version. It can be cut to shape with a fine saw.
Above: Each pack contains three lengths of piling together with concrete capping made from laser-cut MDF and optional 3D-printed piling bolts. An instruction sheet is also included.
The 3D printed walling can be cut to different heights and angles using a fine hand saw while either contact adhesive or hot glue can be used to fix the walling in place on a model railway.
Above: The steel piling features the details of the real building material.
Prices for the Larssen piling packs are £22.99 for the 100mm high, 555mm long triple pack and £14.99 for the 50mm high, 555mm long triple pack. Both are available now for immediate despatch from the Key Model World Shop.
Above: Larssen steel piling is used in railway and construction projects across the country to hold back ground. At Milton Keynes on June 13 2023 66070 rolls through line engine in platform 1 with a row of steel piling behind. The new kit includes all the parts to replicate scenes like this. Mike Wild.