Hold Down and Release Mechanism for Satellite Payloads

SKU: 9040

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The 9040 from Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD) is an Attach-and-Release mechanism with a proof load rating of 1334 N and a release load rating of 1112 N. This mechanism has a fuse wire resistance of 0.8-1.8 Ohm and an actuation current of 3 A. It has a low output shock of less than 300 g/s (preload) and a release time of 50 ms. The mechanism has a mass of 13.6 g and measures 15.7 x 20.6 x 21.7 mm. It features a single-circuit activation and is suitable for one-time use. The mechanism is ideal for applications such as CubeSat release and deployment, scientific instruments, spacecraft, satellites, and payloads.

Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
  • Manufacturer
    Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD)
  • Description
    Hold Down and Release Mechanism for Satellite Payloads

General Parameters

  • Mass
    13.6 g
  • Current
    3 A (Actuation)
  • Resistance
    0.8 to 1.8 Ohm (Fuse Wire)
  • Proof Load Rating
    1334 N
  • Release Load Rating
    1112 N
  • Maximum Angular Misalignment
    3 Degrees
  • Output Shock
    300 g
  • Release Time
    50 ms
  • Operating Temperature
    -60 to 125 Degree C
  • Dimension
    15.7 x 20.6 x 21.7 mm
  • Application
    Scientific Instruments, Cubesat release and deployment, satellites, spacecrafts, payloads

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