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Need Help Selecting A Gas Spring?

Force Analysis Graph
Force Analysis Graph
Selecting a gas spring for testing can be tricky -- Let Guden give you a hand.

Using the form at right, and this pdf, you can give us a clear idea what you are looking for.  We will do our best to put together an estimated design solution using a spring shipped right from our stock.  You can then test that sample spring on your prototype.

A couple of common misconceptions about gas springs:

  • A 10 lb door requires a 10 lb force spring ➔ rarely true! The force required is usually several times higher than the weight of the door.
  • You only need one spring ➔ Yes, but your door is likely to twist with one spring.  Using two gas springs delivers better performance, reliability and safety.
Guden offers a complete line of hardware for your metal cabinets or related products: brackets, hinges, latches, handles – Guden has it all.