Non-Pyrotechnic Launch Vehicle Actuator


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The FD04 from Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD) is a Launch Vehicle Actuator with a maximum load support capability of 667 N. This actuator has a function time of 30 sec (70 V) and a life of 50 cycles/min. It requires a supply voltage of 6-13.5 V and has a power consumption of 9 W. The actuator draws a current of up to 1.25 A and has a resistance of 5.5-16 Ohms. It has a mass of 10 g and measures 0.5 x 0.45 x 0.116 inches (length x diameter x thru hole). The FD04 features a redundant firing unit and is ideal for applications such as solar arrays and instrument deployment, instrument launch locks, optic covers, and satellite separation systems.

Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
  • Manufacturer
    Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD)
  • Description
    Non-Pyrotechnic Launch Vehicle Actuator

General Parameters

  • Actuator Mass
    0.010 Kg
  • Voltage
    6 to 13.5 V
  • Current
    0.75 to 1.25 A
  • Power Consumption
    9 W
  • Resistance
    5.5 to 16 Ohms
  • Stall Load
    150 lbf
  • Operating Temperature
    -50 to 70 Degree C
  • Application
    Space, Solar array and Instrument deployment, Instrument launch locks, Optic covers

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