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.