Specialty & defense applications

From agricultural to military vehicles, bridges to ferris wheels,  KONI provides tailor-made dampers to enhance the performance and safety of any machine on which they are installed. Whatever the requirement, industrial, on or off-road, a suitable damper is available. Bridges and windmills even use KONI dampers, proving KONI’s problem solving capabilities for every damping challenge.

For these special projects, please contact our dedicated Sales & Engineering department, or read more about our defense applications.



             Key Benefits:

  • Approximately 50% of the weight of an equivalent coil- spring/damper.
  • Low space claim.
  • Adjustable for a wide range of axle loads.
  • Fully tuneable damping.
  • High performance raising rate spring.
  • Internal rebound-damping and -stop.
  • Common parts throughout the Hydroride® and KONI shock absorber range.


Designed for the following applications:

  • Dump Trucks
  • Agricultural Vehicles
  • Fire Trucks
  • Mining Vehicles
  • Trailers
  • Public Transportation Bus and Rail
  • Electric Vehicles

HYDRORIDE Performance:

  • Static load 10kN up to 150kN per unit
  • Integrated damping > 50kN
  • Internal hydraulic rebound stop