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GS-12-20-V4A

With food grade oil for FDA compliance

Valve Technology, Stainless Steel
Force range max. 40 lbs
Stroke 0.79 inch

Protection against corrosion and superior visual appearance for even more sophisticated requirements: based on ACE's industrial gas springs GS-8 to 40 made of steel, these models combine all advantages of stainless steel: they look great and are rust free. They are filled with food-grade oil as standard, which conforms to the requirements of FDA 21 CFR 178.3570.

These ACE gas springs not only look good, they are also available in various stroke lengths and extension forces. A comprehensive range of accessories in stainless steel guarantees easy assembly and a broad range of uses.
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GS-12-20-V4A
Valve Technology, Stainless Steel

Dimensions

GS-12-20-V4A
Stroke0.79 inch
L extended2.83 inch

Technical Data

Force Range max. 40 lbs

Piston rod diameter Ø 0.16"

Progression Approx. 18 %

Lifetime Approx. 250,000 cycles

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

Material Outer body, Piston rod, End fittings: Stainless steel (1.4404/1.4571, AISI 316L/316Ti)

Operating fluid Nitrogen gas and HLP oil according to DIN 51524, part 2

Mounting We recommend mounting with piston rod downwards to take advantage of the built-in end position damping.

End position damping length Approx. 0.39" (depending on the stroke)

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, Food industry, Pharmaceutical industry

Note

Special oil according to FDA 21 CFR 178.3570 of the food industry

End fittings

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

Safety information

Gas pressure springs should not be installed under pre-tension.

On request

Special oils and other special options. Alternative accessories. Different end position damping and extension speed. Other gas springs material 1.4404/1.4571, AISI 316L/316Ti (V4A) available on request.

General information

Application Examples

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A special hygiene and toilet chair, designed for children and young people with disabilities, must be firmly lockable in the sit and tilt positions. The practical aid thereby provided for relatives and carers can be attributed to two lockable ACE industrial gas springs (push type) which were especially developed and manufactured for this application and operate on the basis of the so-called ...

Application Areas

  • Hoods
  • Shutters
  • Machine housing
  • Conveyor systems
  • Control boxes
  • Furniture industry
  • Shipbuilding
  • Food industry
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Folding elements
ACE stainless steel industrial gas springs are used in the automotive sector, in industrial applications, automation and machine building and medical clean room technology as well as in the food, electronics and shipbuilding industries.