Motion Control

Hydraulic Dampers

Multi-directional speed adjustment

Adjustable, Without Free Travel
Compression force max. 450 lbs
Stroke 6.00 inch

Separately regulated in any stroke position: The hydraulic dampers of the product family DVC-32 and DVC-2 to DVC-6 are the first dampers to provide precise, independent, external adjustment of in-and-out speeds. With their individual adjustments for the push and pull direction as well as the bi-directional action, these are suitable as safety or control elements.

The great number of mounting accessories makes assembly of these ACE hydraulic dampers easier and allows these maintenance-free, ready-to-install and self-contained systems universally applicable. Qualitatively high grade, and at the same time simple to use; one of their uses is to absorb swinging loads.
Adjustable, Without Free Travel


Stroke6.00 inch
L extended17.32 inch

Technical Data

Compression force min. 9.5 lbs

Compression force max. 450 lbs

Traction force min. 9.5 lbs

Traction force max. 450 lbs

Outer body diameter Ø 1.26 in inch

Piston rod diameter Ø 0.31 in

Lifetime Approx. 250,000 cycles

Operating temperature range 32 °F to 149 °F

Adjustment Steplessly adjustable

Positive stop External positive stops 0.04 in to 0.06 in before the end of stroke provided by the customer.

Damping medium Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF)

Material Outer body: Coated aluminium; Piston rod: Hard chrome plated steel; End fittings: Zinc plated steel

Mounting In any position


Increased break-away force if unit has not moved for some time. Damping force can be adjusted after installation.

End fittings

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

On request

Special oils, other special options and special accessories are available on request.

General information

Application Examples

Hydraulic Dampers - DVC-32 and DVC-2 to DVC-6
At the turning point of 287 lbs reeling spools, a sled should move up and down smoothly without causing a collision at the end of stroke position. The solution was provided by hydraulic dampers DVC-32 from ACE. A self-contained sealed unit, ready...

Application Areas

  • Cylinder speed controls
  • Absorption control
  • Finishing and processing centers
These velocity controllers are used in the automotive sector, automation and machine building as well as in the electronics industry.

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