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Gas Struts & Pneumatic Cylinders

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Gas struts and pneumatic cylinders are devices that use compressed gas to create linear motion. These devices are commonly used in a variety of industrial, automotive, and mechanical applications to provide lifting, holding, and movement control. Gas struts are typically used to provide controlled opening and closing of doors, hatches, windows, or other movable structures. They consist of a piston and cylinder assembly filled with pressurized gas, which creates a force that extends or compresses the strut as needed. Gas struts are commonly used in automotive hoods, trunks, and tailgates, as well as in industrial applications such as machine covers and safety guards.

Pneumatic cylinders, on the other hand, are used to provide linear motion in a variety of mechanical applications. They consist of a cylinder with a piston inside that is connected to an air supply through a control valve. When the valve is opened, compressed air enters the cylinder, pushing the piston to create linear motion. Pneumatic cylinders are commonly used in factory automation, material handling, and assembly line applications. Both gas struts and pneumatic cylinders are available in a variety of sizes, force ratings, and mounting configurations to fit different applications. They are often made of materials like aluminum, steel, or composite materials, and can be designed to operate in different environments, such as high temperature or corrosive conditions.