Gas strut caravan bed

If you use a caravan bed, you want it to sleep and work as comfortably as possible. Or maybe you want the bed to fold up easily. This can easily be done by means of a gas spring. You may not have heard about gas struts before. In that case, we would be happy to provide you with some more information. Read on!

What is a gas strut?

You can use a gas strut for multiple applications. Not only for your caravan bed, but also for doors, heavy weight objects or boxes. Basically, gas springs are objects consisting of a cylinder with a piston. Nitrogen in the cylinder can is compressed which provides a resilient effect. There’s a valve in the piston ensuring that the movement stays damped. So you can say that they are very useful.

Which gas strut do you need for your caravan bed?

A gas spring is very useful for folding the bed up against the wall without too much effort. If you want to use a gas spring for your caravan bed, you do have to be sure that it is the right size. Not sure which gas spring you need? No problem. You can easily calculate which gas spring you need for the bed. You only need to fill in some details regarding weight, size, etc.

Once it is filled in, you are able to check whether the simulation shows you a realistic image. You can check if the hinge is placed correctly or if the bed is hinged correctly to the length of the bed. Click here to use the calculation tool and find the right gas strut for your bed. Gas struts can be used for different applications. You can even use a gas strut for your door! Want to know more about all possibilities? Contact us.


Are you looking for the right gas strut for your application? is the number 1 in gas struts and mounting parts. We sell gas springs with different lengths, diameters, materials and forces. Most of our gas springs are made of steel, but we also have stainless steel. When you want to mount the gas strut, you can select one of our mounting parts. Would you like to know what our customers think about Read on. 

More information regarding your caravan bed gas strut?

Are you doubting whether you got the right gas strut for your caravan bed? No worries. Just contact us and we’ll help you out or take a loot at our FAQ.