Automation Control
Basic Types
TYPESEnergy capacity Nm/cycleEnergy capacity emergency use Nm/cycleStroke max. mm


Compact size and smooth deceleration

Axial Soft Damping
Energy capacity 291.0 Nm/cycle
Stroke max. 39 mm

Energy absorption in a compact and uniform way: The TS (TUBUS soft) profile dampers are also manufactured from co-polyester elastomer. Due to the almost linear damping characteristic curve, the maintenance-free, ready-to-install components softly absorb the energy with minimum strain on the machine. Consistent damping is helped by the low temperature increase of the material during operation.

The TS product family impresses with maximum energy absorption within a range of 2 Nm to 966 Nm within a minimum height. The space-saving design has been implemented from Ø 14 mm to Ø 107 mm. The special screw supplied is used to simply and quickly fix the profile dampers in place.
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Axial Soft Damping


Stroke max.39 mm
A75 mm
d175 mm
d269 mm
d3101 mm
MM16 mm
LM16 mm

Technical data

Energy capacity 291.0 Nm/cycle

Energy capacity emergency use 408 Nm/cycle

Energy absorption 35 % to 64 %

Dynamic force range 533 N to 23,500 N

Operating temperature range -40 °C to +90 °C

Construction size 14 mm to 107 mm

Mounting in any position

Material hardness rating Shore 40D Shore

Material Profile body: co-polyester elastomer

Environment Resistant to microbes, seawater or chemical attack. Excellent UV and ozone resistance. Material does not absorb water or swell.

Impact velocity range Max. 5 m/s

Torque max. M4: 1.7 Nm
M5: 2.3 Nm
M6: 6 Nm
M12: 50 Nm
M16: 120 Nm

Application field linear slides, pneumatic cylinders, handling modules, machines and plants, swivel units, electro-mechanical drives, crane systems, conveyor systems, crane systems


Suitable for emergency stop applications and for continous use. For applications with preloading and increased temperatures please consult ACE.

Safety information

Mounting screw should additionally be secured with Loctite.

On request

Special strokes, -characteristics, -spring rates, -sizes and -materials.

General information

Application Examples

TUBUS-TS Braking system of maintenance boats
TUBUS-TS Braking system of maintenance boats
The maintenance of wind turbines in open seas has long resulted in damage to maintenance boats. Because of impact velocity and swell, an increase in the boat's mass of up to 20 percent must be taken into account when landing on a rigid mooring structure. It is only since the landing operation has been carried out with the aid of the ACE company's TUBUS series that cable repair and maintenance ...
TUBUS-TS Space treadmill
TUBUS-TS Space treadmill
When training in zero gravity, a harness with bungee cords is used to ensure that trainees do not become disengaged. Three ACE profile dampers with a linear-working facility are utilized in this case. One so-called TUBUS is positioned in the pneumatic cylinder, while the other two are put in place in the rest of the system. All the dampers have the task of protecting the system if the ...

Application Areas

  • linear slides
  • pneumatic cylinders
  • handling modules
  • machines and plants
  • swivel units
  • electro-mechanical drives
  • crane systems
  • conveyor systems
Suitable for emergency stop and permanent applications, the cost-effective, durable TUBUS TS can be used as end position dampers in linear axes, in toolmaking and tool machines and in hydraulic, pneumatic and handling equipment.

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