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What are the differences between Gas Struts, Gas Pressure Dampers and Nitrogen Cylinders in our Gas Strut series?

Nitrider® N-Series

  • Gas strut, utilising the latest sealing technology* for a longer service life
  • Black coated body and durable rod with nitrided anti-corrosive surface specified at 144 hours resistance per ASTM-B117 salt spray test
  • Conforms to most automotive requirements
  • A selection of end fittings is available for all sizes
  • An ideal choice where exceptional quality, corrosion resistance and overall black appearance are important for your application

    Varilift® V-Series

  • User adjustable version of the Nitrider® GAS strut
  • A bleed valve is fitted to enable the user to adjust the initial force of the strut 
  • Each size is pressurized to the maximum vailable initial force for that range
  • Ideal for prototyping new applications and those which cater for varying weights
  • A black coated body and durable rod with nitrided anti corrosive surface specified at 144 hours resistance per ASTM-B117 salt spray test
  • Conforms to most automotive requirements


    Stainless Steel - S-Series

  • Made from AISI 316 - (1.4401 - V4A) steel
  • Suited to exposure to harsh enviromental conditions and will not rust or corrode
  • Ideal for applications in the marine, food, and chemical industry 
  • A selection of end fittings is available for all sizes.


    Stainless Steel -Varilift® X-Series

  • User adjustable version of the stainless steel gas strut
  • A bleed valve is fitted to enable the user to adjust the initial force of the strut
  • Each size is pressurised to the maximum available initial force for that range
  • Once installed, the adjustment may be made without removing the strut, saving considerable time and effort
  • Ideal for prototyping new applications and those which cater for varying weights

 

* High tech sealing technology: >6mm rod diameter 2 cylinder sealings.