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Motion Control
TYPESStroke inchL retracted inchTraction Force Range max. lbs
GZ-15-200.793.4334
GZ-15-401.574.2134
GZ-15-501.974.6134
GZ-15-602.365.0034
GZ-15-803.155.7934
GZ-15-1003.946.5734
GZ-15-1204.727.3634
GZ-15-1505.918.5434

GZ-15

Very low progression rate

Valve Technology
Traction force range 11 lbs to 34 lbs (extended up to 42 lbs)
Stroke 0.79" to 5.91"

The solution to a lack of space: If standard push type gas springs cannot be used due to a lack of space, ACE's industrial pull type gas springs are the solution. They work in the opposite way of standard push type gas springs. The piston rod is retracted when the cylinder is unloaded. The gas pressure in the cylinder draws the piston rod in.

ACE pull type gas springs offer the maximum service life thanks to the solid chrome-plated piston rod and an integrated sliding bearing. The maintenance-free and ready-to-install products are available in body diameters of 0.59" to 1.57" (15 to 40 mm) as well as forces from 8.99 lbs to 1,124 lbs. (40 to 5,000 N) and are available from stock with valve and a large selection of accessories. The traction force can be fine-tuned using the adjustment valve.

Gas traction springs from ACE are used in industrial applications, automation and machine building, especially in test equipment and in medical technology as well as in the electronics and furniture industries.
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Technical Data

Traction force range 11 lbs to 34 lbs (extended up to 42 lbs)

Stroke 0.79" to 5.91"

Piston rod diameter Ø 0.16"

Progression Approx. 23 %

Lifetime Approx. 6,561 ft

Operating temperature range -4 °F to +176 °F

Material Outer body, End fittings: Zinc plated steel; Piston rod: Stainless steel (1.4301/1.4305, AISI 304/303)

Operating fluid Nitrogen gas

Mounting With piston rod upwards.

End position damping length Without damping. For end position damping use damping material (e.g. TUBUS or SLAB).

Positive stop External positive stop at the end of stroke provided by the customer.

Application field Hoods, Shutters, Machine housing, Conveyor systems, Control boxes, Furniture industry, Shipbuilding, Assembly stations, Vehicle technology

End fittings

They are interchangeable and must be positively secured by the customer to prevent unscrewing.

On request

Special oils and other special options. Alternative accessories. Traction gas springs with end position damping also available on request.