Gas Strut End Fittings are components and pieces of hardware designed for use with gas struts. Gas springs, unlike regular mechanical springs, use pneumatically stored potential energy to operate. Compressed gas is sealed inside an enclosed cylinder using a sliding piston, and the gas then propels a piston when the seal is removed.
What are gas strut end fittings used for?
Gas strut end fittings are used in the installation of gas struts, which are used in a number of different ways. They are often used in automobiles, to support a tailgate when the boot is open.And office chairs, when the seat height needs to be adjusted. They are also used in medicine, aerospace, industry equipment,machine and in certain types of furniture.
Types of gas strut end fittings
There are a wide variety of gas strut end fittings, but some common types include:Ball Joints, including ball cup or ball socket,and ball stud,Mounting bracket accessories,clevises, eyelets to attach the gas spring to other equipment.