Fixed Force Compression Gas Struts

Experience the Power of our Best-Selling Compression Gas Strut: The 'Swift and Sure' Range.

When it comes to versatility and reliability, our 'Swift and Sure' range of fixed force compression gas struts reigns supreme as our most popular choice. This exceptional product line offers a solution for a wide range of engineering situations, making it a go-to option for countless applications.

Unlocking the Power of the ‘Swift and Sure’ Fixed Force Compression Gas Strut

When it comes to effortlessly and safely lifting heavy weights, our ‘Swift and Sure’ fixed force compression gas strut is the ultimate solution. While commonly found on vehicles, machine guards, access panels, lockers, and lids, the applications for this versatile range are virtually limitless.

Camloc’s gas springs are engineered to meet the most demanding requirements, offering an innovative solution that surpasses all expectations. Our fixed force gas springs can be precisely set at any force within the range, ensuring optimal performance for each specific application. By adjusting forces, oil levels, extension velocities, and even oil types, we achieve a level of precision unmatched by any other type of spring. Whether you need a gentle touch or the ability to withstand harsh impacts and heavy loads, our ‘Swift and Sure’ gas strut delivers.

But it doesn’t stop there. Our standard gas strut offers extensive options and a wide range of customizable features, including connectors, brackets, shrouds, and stop and stay functions. This ensures that the gas strut can be tailored to meet your specific needs, no matter the project at hand.

One of the many benefits of our gas strut is that it is entirely self-contained and maintenance-free. Its sealed design allows for reliable and long-lasting performance, all while being charged under pressure with an inert gas (nitrogen). This results in a safe and reliable gas strut that you can trust to deliver exceptional performance time and time again.

Experience the power and precision of the ‘Swift and Sure’ fixed force compression gas strut. Trust Camloc to provide you with unrivaled gas spring and damper solutions for even the most challenging requirements. It’s time to discover the limitless possibilities that our gas strut brings to your projects.

What are the major benefits of Fixed Force Compression Gas Struts?

  • Fully customisable
  • Factory set to required force
  • Optional variable force adjustment
  • Maintenance-free
  • Fully self-contained unit
  • Sized to your application
  • Compact design with high durability and reliability
  • Available in carbon steel and stainless steel
  • Compression Gas Strut Available in a Range of Sizes

Explore the Power of Gas Struts: Transforming Motion Control Solutions

Gas struts play a vital role in the motion control solutions that we rely on every day. These versatile devices provide the perfect answer when you need to lift, hold open, or counterbalance an object for your project.

Our fixed force compression gas struts are a self-contained motion control solution, charged with an inert gas under pressure. They possess the characteristics of a compression spring, combining with a slight change in force as they extend to deliver a controlled rate of movement.

At Camloc, our ‘Swift and Sure’ gas strut takes versatility and customisation to new heights. We proudly manufacture this flagship product to meet the unique demands of your applications. Alongside adjustments to physical dimensions, lengths, and forces, we offer a wide array of parameter adaptations to ensure the optimum solution for your specific needs. From oil levels and types to enhance handling and performance, to piston designs that modify extension speed, as well as material selections suitable for specific environments, such as non-magnetic materials, we have you covered.

We understand that guidance is key when it comes to installing, mounting, or maintaining gas struts. That’s why we invite you to visit our Help Centre today, where you’ll find expert advice and support to make the most of our high-tech solutions.

Embrace the transformative capabilities of gas struts and experience the power of motion control solutions from Camloc. We’re here to bring cutting-edge technology within reach, ensuring that your projects operate with seamless precision and reliability.


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Will the standard fixed force gas strut work for my requirements?

We offer a bespoke service, and our team of experienced engineers will work with you to provide gas spring solutions, even if it is outside the standard type and sizes.

We pride ourselves on our service to customers, with design engineers on hand to work with you using the latest CAD/CAE techniques. Recognising that no two applications are the same, we provide engineered solutions to meet your exact requirements.

Our products page has more information about the various range of solutions that we provide.

Talk to one of our team on +44 (0)116 274 3600 or fill in the Contact Us form and we will get back to you.

What sizes do you offer?

  • Force Range: 50 – 2,500N
  • Stroke Range: 20 – 1,000mm
  • Rod diameter: 6, 8, 10 and 14mm
  • Tube diameter: 15, 18, 23 and 28mm
  • Thread Form: M5 to M10
  • We also offer a wide range of bespoke sizes depending on your requirements.

What options are available?

  • Tube lengths available in 1mm increments
  • Stroke lengths available in 5mm increments
  • Force settings in 5N increments
  • Non-standard rod and tube combinations, for example 6-18, 8-23, 10-28
  • Valve to allow for downward force adjustment
  • Mild steel or 316 stainless steel construction
  • Slow, Regular or Fast Extension Speeds
  • Light, Regular or Heavy Damping
  • Damping zone and k-factor (spring rate) adjustment
  • Safety locking shroud
  • Protection tubes
  • Protective dust cover
  • P4 pressure boost
  • Oil chamber / rod-up mounting options
  • Array of end fittings
  • Food safe oils
  • Non-magnetic / medically safe 
What Our Customers Say

“Working with Camloc is easy and feels like working with other members of our team, they really understand how we work and what we want to achieve."

James Smith – Industrial Sales Manager – Clarendon Specialty Fasteners.

Discover How Camloc Delivers in the Gas Spring and Damper Industry

At Camloc, we’re committed to pushing the boundaries of excellence with every aspect of our operations. Through continuous investment in our staff and state-of-the-art hardware, we’ve risen to the forefront of the industry, successfully adopting the latest manufacturing processes from our facility. Solving problems for our customers is at the core of what we do, leveraging our expertise and innovative mindset to deliver superior solutions that exceed expectations.

Our dedication to manufacturing excellence goes far beyond the latest technology. For over two decades, we’ve been using lean manufacturing methods to continually enhance and evolve our production processes, driving continuous improvement across our organisation.

With a global presence and a commitment to delivering high-quality products, our gas springs cover a vast range of industry sectors across the UK, USA, Europe, and beyond. Whether you need a standard solution or a fully customized one, we’ve got you covered.

Get in touch today by using our easy-to-use Contact Form or calling us at +44 (0)116 274 3600. And don’t forget to head to our Help Centre for access to vital information on installing, maintaining, and understanding the technical data about our gas spring, damper, and motion control solutions. Camloc is here to make high-tech solutions feel within reach for everyone.