Riding the Independent Spirit for more than 100 years.
No one knows ride and motion control like Gabriel® – years of experience and technology breakthroughs have made Gabriel a legend in the automotive ride control business. And those same high standards have helped make us the go-to provider for manufacturers in other industry sectors – even for ones you might not imagine, like dock leveling and snow plowing.
No matter what the industry, we’ve got you covered.
For more than a century, hardworking people around the globe have relied on Gabriel’s innovative, hardworking solutions to provide quality, comfort, control, safety, performance and durability. No matter what the demands or industry, Gabriel likely has an application-ready ride- or motion-control solution, or we can discuss custom engineering one for you.
Built to stay strong.
Designed tough, we build our shocks to last with super-finished chromed piston rods to provide superior corrosion resistance, proper seal lubrication, and a more consistent wear surface. Our multi-lip piston rod seal ensures proper operation from -40°F to 200°F (40°C to 93°C), which means they are more rugged and can be used for a wider variety of applications. And our 10-stage valve spring design provides better full range damping for comfort and control, enhanced strength, and self-cleaning.
No matter the need, you’ll find the
We offer a broad assortment of standard “off-the-shelf” options with more than 40 industry-accepted configurations that can meet most industrial applications’ needs. These include products with bore sizes ranging from 1″ up to 2 1/16″, in a variety of end mounts, body sizes, and extended and collapsible lengths. Our offerings cover multiple applications and angles – from vertical applications to shocks with gas cell design for horizontal and inverted applications. We even offer hydraulic stops to limit over-extension on selected shocks. You also have choice in the oils you use:
- All Weather Oil – -49°F to 220°F (-45°C to 105°C)
- Cold Temp Oil – -60°F to 140°F (-51°C to 60°C)
- High Temp Oil – -20°F to 350°F (-29°C to 177°C)