Compressed gas springs act like small shock absorbers, and can open doors and hatches. Gas springs brackets and fittings can keep gas springs firmly in place. An elbow joint easily attaches to a gas spring bracket with ease. E clips are used to hold the gas spring to the bracket tight. Zoro has a wide variety of plungers, including gas springs and dampers, compression and die springs, spring plungers, disc springs, and extension springs.