Today you will cover how to determine the perfect gas strut for any project.
Which Gas Strut do I need is also the most asked question!
This simple process, once you know how, is going to save you time, money and a whole lot of frustration…
What you’ll learn:
- What information you need
- How to work out Which Gas Strut
A BIG DISCLAIMER WARNING: If you guess or estimate, it WILL NOT WORK, costing you money, time and a whole lot of crazy frustration.
Measure your lid: from the hinge to the front of the lid:
Lid Length: _____________ mm
Weigh your lid: at the front and then double that weight to work out the deadweight:
Lid Weight: ________ kg x 2
The Extended Length (the length of gas strut you need) is 60% of the lid length:
Lid Length: _________ x 60% = _________ Extended Length of Strut
The Position of the Strut on the Lids is 20% of the lid length:
Lid Length: __________ x 20%= __________ Position of Strut on Lid