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Nitrogen Gas Springs

Nitrogen Gas Springs

Special Springs Nitrogen Gas Springs find application in metal stamping dies, injection molds, as well as custom machinery and equipment. Additionally, they comply with the European Pressure Equipment Directive PED 2014/68/EU, meeting the necessary standards and regulations.

Nitrogen Gas Springs Brochures

Nitrogen Gas Spring Catalog

Nitrogen Conversion Guide

Nitrogen Gas Spring Chemical Compatibility with Fluids Guide

Nitrogen Gas Spring Safety Catalog

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Gas Spring FAQs

A gas spring serves the purpose of providing controlled and reliable motion control in various applications. It is a type of mechanical device that uses compressed gas, typically nitrogen, to generate a force that can be used to move, support, or counterbalance objects.

The purpose of a gas spring is to support and assist in the lifting, lowering, or tilting of objects with ease and precision. It helps reduce the effort required to open or close doors, hatches, lids, or other movable components by providing a smooth and controlled motion. Gas springs are commonly used in a wide range of industries and applications, including automotive, furniture, aerospace, medical equipment, industrial machinery, and more.

Gas springs have a long lifespan compared to other types of springs. The lifespan of a gas spring depends on various factors such as the quality of the spring, the frequency of usage, and the application it is used for. Generally, gas springs are designed to last for thousands of cycles without losing their performance or reliability. Regular inspection and maintenance can further extend their lifespan.

To maintain a gas spring and ensure optimal performance, it is important to follow proper maintenance practices.

Here are some general tips:


  1. Regularly inspect the gas spring for any signs of damage, such as leaks or corrosion.
  2. Keep the gas spring clean by wiping it with a damp cloth and mild detergent if necessary.
  3. Lubricate the moving parts of the gas spring with a silicone-based lubricant to reduce friction and prevent rust.
  4. Avoid overloading or exceeding the weight capacity of the gas spring.
  5. If any issues arise, consult the manufacturer’s guidelines or seek professional assistance.

Nitrogen gas springs, also known as nitrogen cylinders, utilize nitrogen gas and oil to provide compressible and damping properties. The gas spring consists of an enclosed cylinder that contains nitrogen gas and is sealed by a sliding piston. When a force is applied to compress the gas, potential energy is stored within the gas spring. This stored energy can be released to assist in lifting or supporting heavy objects.

Nitrogen is commonly used in gas springs due to its favorable properties. Nitrogen gas is non-reactive, meaning it does not corrode or degrade the internal components of the gas spring over time. It also has a wide operating temperature range, making it suitable for various environmental conditions. Nitrogen gas provides a consistent and reliable force output throughout the spring’s lifespan. Additionally, nitrogen is abundantly available and cost-effective compared to other gasses, making it a preferred choice for gas spring

collection of differently sized nitrogen gas springs
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