The FC3 from Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD) is a Launch Vehicle Actuator with a maximum load support capability of 1400 lbf and a functioning time of 30s. This actuator has an operational voltage of 22-36 V and a current consumption of 1.75A (at 28V). It has a resistance of 16 Ohms and a power consumption of 49 W. It features a redundant firing circuit and has a minimum life of 60 cycles. The actuator has a mass of 40 g and measures 1.210 x 0.760 x 0.194 inches (length x diameter x thru hole). It is utilized in satellite applications to provide a simple and effective non-pyrotechnic separation system between two components or structures.