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Shock Absorbers Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial shock absorber manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source shock absorbers manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These shock absorber companies can design, engineer and manufacture shock absorber to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these shock absorber manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of industrial shock absorbers, engine shock absorbers, shock absorber controls.

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Gallagher Corporation is a multifaceted engineering, molding & machining operation that has served virtually every industry for almost 50 years. Their 100,000 square foot facility is located in Gurnee, Illinois & their staff is comprised of many talented & experienced people ready to provide you with the quality shock absorbers you need. Gallagher Co is dedicated to helping customers improve.
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Bushings, Inc. can provide custom solutions for your specific problems. They are capable of providing small batch or large production runs to meet your requirements. Their extensive research and testing facility combined with their core competencies they've developed over the last 50+ years ensures your satisfaction with their shock absorbers.
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Weaver Industries makes shock absorbers to customer's special requirements. Our products are custom designed to help control noise, shock, and vibration of industrial machinery of all types. Our low prices, extended machine life, reduced runtime, and easy installation have helped us serve our customers well since 1954. Call us today for more information!
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Shock absorbers and other vibration isolation products are Vibro/Dynamics' specialty. For many years, Vibro/Dynamics has been the leading name in the shock absorption products industry, and that continues to be the case because of our commitment to ongoing product development and innovation. The finest products, the best service and the most knowledgeable professionals make Vibro/Dynamics #1 in the industry.
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For years, Tech Products Corporation has been providing shock absorbers and a variety of other rubber products for many applications. It is our goal that we are able to provide excellent customer service to our customers in order to keep them coming back to us for all of their vibration absorbing needs. We look forward to working with you! Call one of our customer service representatives today!
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Shock Absorbers

Shock absorbers are designed to absorb kinetic energy and to provide linear deceleration for the operation of various machines and equipment in a wide range of industries. Noise disturbance, component damage from excessive or prolonged vibration and considerations for worker safety and machine reliability are all reasons why manufacturers use shock absorbers or shock mounts in many applications.

Installed to dampen vibrations caused by sudden or uneven motion and mechanical shocks, shock absorbers can vary from miniature sizes on small machines and appliances to large, heavy-duty shocks used in structural engineering or railway systems. Shock absorbers vary in terms of design according to their intended application; varieties include hysteresis, hydraulics and pneumatics. Hydraulic shock absorbers are composed of a cylinder and a piston rod. The shock load impacts the rod, forcing into a hydraulic liquid which absorbs the kinetic energy and changes it to heat. Pneumatic shocks use a similar principle using the resistance of air to absorb the kinetic energy. Systems using the principle of hysteresis employ the elasticity of rubber and/or springs to absorb energy and reduce shock. Automobile suspension systems, aircraft landing gear and industrial machine support are common uses for shock absorbers. Other uses include in large buildings or structures as a preventative measure against earthquakes or tremors and to stop trains and subways cars from swaying excessively.

Advantages to using shock systems include a longer machine life as parts are not worn down as quickly, fast speeds of operation due to increased deceleration methods and smoother machinery running and improved vibration control. Typically safer machinery operation is another benefit to employing shock absorbers in an industrial application as well as reduced noise factor. Shock absorbers, as with many industrial components, are available in stock sizes which are more than suitable for many applications. However, they are also available in custom specifications such as size, deceleration or vibration absorption capacity and type. Shock absorbers are also able to be adjusted in terms of mounting set-up in relation to the application, as well as material choice. Especially in situations where water and/or fluid will be a featuring component, corrosive resistant materials are essential and industrial shock absorbers are often made in stainless steel and epoxy covered materials in to ensure a long shock absorber life span. Other products such as rubber bumpers or pads, engine mounts and cylinder cushions are used for the same purpose in applications in which a shock absorber might not be the best solution.


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