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Air Shock Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial air shock manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source air shock manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These air shock companies can design, engineer and manufacture air shocks to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these air shock 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 adjustable air shocks, air shock suspensions, air shock lifts.

  • Medford, OR 888-220-6093

    We are the manufacturers of gas struts and a whole lot more. Our goal is to help our customers find the solutions to their products. We know that you want the best in quality and affordability. We can offer the best of both worlds to customers of all sizes. Find out more about our products and our services when you contact us by phone or email today!

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  • Irvine, CA 800-858-7801

    We keep business moving with our choice of gas springs and other similar models that allow devices to operate safely. Our products are cost-effective and improve the life of the systems and items they are installed into. Magnus Mobility Systems has springs that are more compact then many other manufacturers, and also has a high level of operating convenience.

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  • Marion, SC 843-464-5462

    When it comes to manufacturing and supplying gas springs and dampers, we are a global leader. Our choice of gas springs includes integrated gas springs. The automotive and commercial industries use our original equipment to guarantee that their expectations will be met efficiently.

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  • Saskatoon, SK 306-683-5000

    Our specialty in gas springs at LS Technologies has offered solutions to many industries. Our custom manufacturing of gas lift supports is fitted to your application and we are the only company that can do this. We are cost-effective as well because we can re-pressurize gas springs over replacement.

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  • Fraser, MI 586-415-6677

    KALLER’s gas spring technology is highly adaptable, and can be customized to suit customer specific applications. KALLER gas springs can be found in such a wide variety of applications, ranging from industrial robots to dump trucks and waste compressors. We are always producing results that exceed our customers expectations.

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Air Shocks

Air shocks are a particular type of gas spring designed for damping and vibration isolation. Also known as shock absorbers, these devices are commonly installed on a variety of vibratory or oscillating industrial equipment such as conveyors and mixers, but are usually associated with vehicle suspension systems and jet or plane landing gears.

Air shocks utilize a column of air contained within an elastomeric bellows or a metallic cylinder. When a shock or bump is encountered, the force presses on this air supply that then compresses, resisting and absorbing the jolt in order to protect adjacent equipment and provide a smooth operation. While traditional mechanical springs are available for this purpose as well, air shocks offer improved performance in a compact and clean device. Air springs and shocks also offer better control of movement as the air compresses and decompresses at a near constant rate rather than snapping back into place as is often the case with metal coils. Additionally, the amount of air in a given shock can be independently adjusted in order to compensate for sharp cornering and imbalanced loading, or simply to raise and lower a vehicle as needed for road conditions and passenger boarding. Air shocks thus provide enhanced performance and accessibility to a number of industries and individuals. Performance specifications include absorber stroke, compressed and extended lengths, type of pressurized gas, maximum force, maximum number of cycles per minute and load capacity.

As aforementioned, air shock absorbers are available in two main body types. Cylinder type air shocks utilize the same basic mechanics as all air or hydraulic cylinders. A main body houses a piston head that divides the chamber into two compartments. A rod is attached internally to the piston head and externally to the equipment, the wheel or vehicle frame for example. This type of shock is most often made of durable materials such as aluminum, steel, stainless steel or thermoplastics. Alternatively, bellows air shocks use an elastomeric or rubber bag that is inflated. As both of these gas spring designs efficiently absorb and dissipate shocks, the body type chosen depends largely on the intended use as both have advantages and disadvantages in specific environments. Each configuration requires a source of compressed air that is also suited to the environmental conditions that the shock will encounter as this will have a tremendous effect. Temperature, for example, is a key consideration as increases or decreases can significantly alter the pressurization of the shock and therefore impede functionality.

Air Shocks
Air Shocks
Air Shocks - Enertrols, Inc.
Air Shocks - Enertrols, Inc.