Certified Nitro-Springs Training

Whilst our gas springs are designed and manufactured to be as safe as possible, it is always advised that the end user should be fully trained in using our products.

The courses are PED certificated, ensuring that your toolmakers are trained to the latest gas spring safety regulations for the operation and maintenance of gas springs, which come under the PED97/23/EC standards. Upon successful completion of the course a certificate of competency will be issued.

Metrol Springs offer two training courses to reflect the different roles people have whilst using Nitro-Springs in the press shop environment.


Is designed for any person who handles gas springs or is involved with the charging and degassing of springs. This is ideal for press shop personnel or toolmakers in smaller press shops.

 Essential Nitro-Spring Safety Training

Degassing and Charging of Nitro-Springs



 Is an advanced course designed for people who will be overhauling and maintaining Nitro-Springs and Piped Systems. Part 1 must be completed before part 2 of the course.

Maintenance and Fault Finding

Overhaul and Repair Pipe Systems


Certified Nitro-Springs Training



Sales and technical help: 01604 496624
Alternatively, click here to contact via email or via our fax on 01604 493390.

Trade Counter - You can collect or buy direct from our 30,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Northampton. Please click here for directions.
New applications, need help or advice on which gas strut to use and what mounting positions to use, call our technical hotline 01604 496624 for advice.