How to choose the right gas strut?

TRAILER SUPPORT FORUMCategory: OTHERHow to choose the right gas strut?
Adelaide Trailer Shop Staff asked 5 months ago

​- Always install after painting, welding etc.

- The gas spring should always be fitted with the piston pointing down.

- Temperature range -30C to +80C

- Use suitable end fittings and angle joints to avoid coupling jamming.

- Gas spring are maintenance free, do not grease or lubricate shaft.

- Install without twisting.

- Avoid lateral forces.

- Protect piston against dirt, paint or damage.

- Output forces will vary approximately 4% for every 10C change in temperature

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