Smart solutions using gas springs

Gas springs used in ergonomic devices is no news. The picture shows a graduate from an engineering school testing the ‘Clutch Crutch’ a hands-free, comfortable and potentially more effective alternative to traditional crutches. The clutch provides natural and ergonomic movements at the same time as it keeps pressure off the wounded part of the leg. The…

Drivers train skills at home

Become a better race driver by having your own simulator at home! Quaife-Hobbs have mad several simulators and also been able to “copy” many features from the real experience such as hydraulic brakes and gas spring throttle. image:

The best customer service

Are you about to start a gas spring project? Make sure your spring manufacturer has a good technical support. And use that support for questions and advice concerning personal installation or maybe you need help with calculating the best possible gas springs and mounting points for you applications.


Gas springs have such a large variety of end fittings, did you know? These are called brackets. Just like all other end fittings they’re designed to handle the most common environments and applications.

Hannover Messe!

This week it’s time for one of the world’s leading industrial shows at the Hannover Messe. More than 6500 exhibitors from 70 different countries are expected. Are you going? I know the industrial spring division will be represented, showing springs and interesting projects. Maybe some gas springs, torsion springs or stampings on display in the different…

Gas spring market

The global gas spring market is thriving. Especially lockable gas springs. Pricing is good, the products keep finding new usage areas and industries. And the customer demands for these kind of gas springs are on a continues high level. At the moment it’s difficult to see where we’ll end up at the end of 2017…

Important to stand up

Do you work at a desk all day? Then you’ve probably heard that you should have an adjustable desk so you are able to both sit and stand up and work during the day. In different kind of adjustable ergonomic devices you find gas springs. So don’t forget, make sure to stand up and work…