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Virtual Panel Event about Industrial Connectivity

Virtual event

17/05/2021(16:00-17:00)

This 60-minute virtual panel discussion between industry experts will explore the intersection of connectivity (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

Virtual

15/07/2021

Join us on 15 July 2021 on the MVC Technology Presentation Hub and explore eight online seminar theatres. (more)

PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

PPMA Show 2021 will be the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and (more)

Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

06/10/2021 - 07/10/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all (more)

Gas spring locks safely into place

Gas springs and hydraulic vibration dampers manufacturer Stabilus has introduced the rigid locking Bloc-O-Lift gas spring. Ideally suited for medical applications such as recline and vertical height adjustment of hospital beds, wheelchairs and stretchers, this lockable solution provides safe and reliable position adjustment. The rigid locking effect of Stabilus' rigid locking Bloc-O-Lift is obtained when the gas spring is filled with oil, which is a noncompressible liquid. This allows for rigid locking in either a tensile or compression direction, even when the gas spring is subjected to greater external forces. For position-independent locking, rigid locking Bloc-O-Lift gas springs are equipped with a separating piston that separates the gas and oil chambers. All Bloc-O-Lift gas springs are an effective means for raising loads with an accurately tuned extension force and application-specific dampening, while ensuring user-friendly movement. More versatile than mechanical springs, gas springs offer the advantages of speed-controlled dampening, cushioned end motion, simple mounting, compact size, flat force curve and a wide range of available forces.
 
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