) introduced at the National Manufacturing Week its new Inter-Stop
two-section gas spring that has applications for doors, lids, and recreational vehicle
luggage storage in mind.
According to the company, the first section of the Inter-Stop helps stop the
door at a specified holding point. With the second stroke section, the door can
be stopped in any opening position by manual stopping. As soon as the holding
point is overcome, the company adds, the door opens automatically up to the end
MAKE IT TWO: Rick Moore, Stabilus'
Director of Industrial Sales, demonstrates the opening functions of the
new Inter-Stop two-section gas spring. Shown here is the model designed
for luggage storage of
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