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As one of the largest suppliers and stockists of gas struts in the UK, we offer a wide range of lift assist products such as; Mechanical Struts, Nitrider, VariForce and Stainless Steel Gas Struts along with a wide range of end fittings and brackets. All of our products are manufactured to the highest standards.

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Gas Struts

Gas StrutsGas Struts (sometimes refered to as Gas Springs) comprises of piston and rod that slides up and down a pressurised sealed tube. The pressure of the inert fill gas can be varied to change the force required to move the piston and rod.

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Typical applications:

  • Car Hatch Backs
  • Luggage Compartments
  • Skylights
  • Machine Guards
  • Lift assist for covers and hatches

Fitting gas struts

The tube contains a small amount of oil to lubricate the rod and to control damping at the end of the stroke. Gas Struts should always be mounted with the rod downwards to prolong the active life.

Mechanical Spring Struts - m-Strut®

Mechanical StrutsAssociated Spring Raymond offers a complete line of mechanical coil spring struts, m-Struts®. These struts were designed to meet demanding, maintenance free applications where conventional gas struts fail.

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Mechanical spring struts are the better choice

  • Long life and consistent loads over time
  • Corrosion-resistant stainless steel construction
  • Design flexibility to meet individual requirements
  • No internal gases or seals – no hazardous material concerns
  • Robust design
  • Various end configurations available
  • Operating temperatures up to 300°C
  • Extension and dampening units offer additional flexibility*
    *dependent on operating temperature.

Typical Applications:

  • Food Preparation & Processing
  • Heating, Ventilation and Aeration
  • Motion Control & Dampening
  • Clean Room


End Fittings and Brackets

End FittingsA range of End fittings are available for every model of Gas Strut, comprising sockets, ball joints, eyes, clevis and rod end bearings.

End fittings are available in various materials including Zinc Plated Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminium and Plastic.