Motion Control

Mounting: Dampers

Published: 10/18

Should dampers be mounted rod up or rod down?

Mounting: Practical Application

Published: 10/18

When positioning a gas spring, what are the most suitable positions and why?

Effects of Temperature on Handling

Published: 10/18

What are the effects of temperature on handling forces?

Mounting: Crossover, Self-Rise & Self-Close

Published: 10/18

What is Crossover, Self-Rise & Self-Close; what affects does this have on lifting and closing action?

Gas Spring Mounting: Mounting Orientations

Published: 10/18

How do I identify mounting orientations, and which is the most effective?

Mounting positions & gas spring sizing continued: Closing force calculation

Published: 10/18

Similarly, the force required to close the lid (F2) can be calculated using the formula:

Mounting Positions & Gas Spring Sizing

Published: 10/18

Which mounting points and gas spring sizes should be used, and how are these calculated?

What are handling forces?

Published: 10/18

What are handling forces and how are they categorised?

Technical Guide – Edition 1.2: Gas Spring Overview

Published: 10/18

This whitepaper is the second edition to the two-part series “Gas Spring Overview”. It provides a wealth of technical information to aid in design projects which require assistance with motion control. This edition discusses “damping”, “metering & extension speeds”, “friction & P1 - P4 charts”, ...

Technical Guide – Edition 1.1: Gas Spring Overview

Published: 10/18

This whitepaper is the first of two editions put together as a technical overview of gas springs and dampers. It provides a wealth of technical information to aid in design projects which require assistance with motion control. This edition discusses ‘forces’, ‘effect of rod diameter’, ‘effect of ...

Understanding the basics: Guide to gas spring application

Published: 10/18

An explanation of what a gas spring is, component parts, and how they are both constructed and operate. It gives the reader a basic understanding of the workings and terminology used when specifying gas springs. It offers technical recommendations and guidelines for different mounting positions on ...