NS-V-TR-10-500 Variable Force Traction Gas Strut

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  • 6 + £101.55
  • 20 + £85.51
  • 50 + £74.82
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CODE
NS-V-TR-10-500
OLD CODE
SD-TR3-500
PRICE £106.89
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NS-V-TR-10-500
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    Product Description
    Stock Status
  • NS-V-TR-10-500
    NS-V-TR-10-500 Variable Force Traction Gas Strut
    1 - 25
  • E11
    Eye End Fittings with 10mm Thread full range-10mm-22mm
    50+
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    Eye End Fittings with 10mm Thread full range-10mm-30mm
    50+
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    50+
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    50+
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    1 - 25
  • B14
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    50+
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    50+
  • B15
    Ball Joint End Fittings with 10mm Thread full range-M10-35mm-16mm
    50+
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    50+
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    BRK-6RA 13mm External Right Angle Bracket with 38mm Fixing Centres
    50+
  • BRK-7A
    BRK-7A 13mm Triangular Bracket with 55mm Fixing Centres
    50+
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    BRK-11 16mm Triangular Bracket with 51mm Fixing Centres
    50+
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    BRK-8 8mm U Shaped Bracket with 50mm Fixing Centres
    50+
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    BRK-8-90 8mm U Shaped Bracket with 51mm Fixing Centres
    50+
  • C3CLIP
    C3CLIP 10mm Clevis Fork Clip
    50+
More Information
Stroke 500mm
Compressed Length 600mm
Extended Length 1100mm
Rod Diameter 10mm
Body Diameter 28mm
Force Range 150 - 1500N

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

For standard compression gas struts we advise the use of ball joints to alleviate possible side loading, and uneven wearing of the piston rod/seals. Install the strut, piston rod down, for optimum lubrication of the guide and sealing system at all times. Always install the strut in its relaxed state. It is advisable to keep the strut in a single plane of movement. Failure to adhere to this advice may result in a reduced lifespan of the strut. Ensure that the end fittings are tightly fastened onto the thread of the gas struts prior to fitting. If the end fittings require aligning, the piston rod of the gas strut can rotate inside the body (cylinder). Place and hold the piston end fixing on a flat surface, grip the cylinder and firmly twist it until the end fitting is aligned correctly.

FITTING BRACKETS

When utilising a bracket with a ball stud/end, the procedure to fit it to the relevant ball joint fitting is as follows:

  • Remove the retaining clip from the ball socket by rotating it from around the collar of the socket, and then pull it out from the two locating holes.
  • Ensure the ball socket is fully tightened onto the thread of the strut. Then, using a vice or pair of pliers, grip the ball stud and with a rotating motion, remove the ball stud from the socket.

FORCE ADJUSTMENT

  • Fit the gas struts with the cylinder uppermost; this prevents oil escaping while venting, and keeps the internal seals lubricated for optimum lifespan.
  • Using the allen key provided, undo the grub screw anti-clockwise a quarter turn and vent gas for 1 second, retightening the grub screw. Do not over tighten the grub screw.
  • Repeat this process on the second gas strut, venting an equal amount. Only release the pressure in short bursts to avoid venting too much gas. Each 1 second burst will lower the force by approximately 20N - 50N depending on the range.
  • Test the application by attempting to close the panel and repeat the venting process if the struts are still too powerful.
  • Once the gas struts have been adjusted, gently brush the grub screw with washing up liquid. If gas can be seen bubbling through the liquid then the grub screw requires further tightening.

For advice on how to safely mount gas struts call our technical line: 01604 499332.

Gas struts are filled with high pressure nitrogen, they should be protected from damage; never open, modify, drill, weld or subject gas struts to excessive heat.

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