FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions About Stabilus Gas Springs

On this page, you’ll find the answers to frequently asked questions or FAQs about Stabilus gas springs.
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What is the typical pressure in gas springs?

It depends on the model of the gas spring and extension force, which can be 150 bar or more.

Can the extension speed be adjusted?

Yes, the extension speed of the gas spring can be adjusted.

How can I protect my gas springs from contamination?

You can protect your gas springs from contamination by using protective plastic caps in the crimping area, conduits, and bellows.

What is the weight range of a commercial gas spring?

Depending on its length and diameter, a commercial gas spring can weigh between 100 and 400 grams (0.220 and 0.882 lbs., respectively)

How are Stabilus gas springs identified?

As a rule, Stabilus gas springs are identified with safety instructions, material numbers (Stabilus number or customer number upon request), as well as the manufacturing date.

What colors are available?

Stabilus gas springs are normally painted neutral black, but special colors are available upon request, e.g., white or silver.

Is temperature compensation available?

Yes. Struts or TCV (temperature compensation value) gas springs can compensate for the dependency on temperature due to their technical concept, sometimes significantly.

What length tolerances are typical?

It depends on the model of gas spring, but typically it is +/- 2mm.

Who can I contact if I have a problem?

For any questions, product information, or requests, please feel free to contact our knowledgeable team at JWF Technologies.

What is the delivery time for brochure or catalog models?

Brochure models can usually be delivered within one week from receipt of order. The catalog only includes a small portion of all potential product variants.

Do the gas springs come only in the given length or force specifications, or can they be customized?

Gas springs can be designed to custom dimensions and extension forces.

What forces are available?

Depending on the model, normally between 50N and more than 2,000N.

What kind of end fittings are available?

Depending on the application, a variety of end fittings are available, such as plastic or metal fittings for ball studs or ball joint fittings.

Do Stabilus gas springs require any kind of maintenance?

No. Stabilus gas springs are maintenance-free.

What information is necessary for gas spring design?

For information on gas spring design, contact our knowledgeable team at JWF Technologies.



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