SPACE MARKET

Bendable Linear Shaped Charge

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Pyroalliance offers a wide range of RDX/copper BLSC tailored to the Space market.
Those REACH compliant cords are used to cut off all types of materials: metallic (steel, slight alloy, titanium, etc.) as well as laminates of glass, carbon or Kevlar. In particular, they deliver very precise and very fast cuts in severe environmental conditions.
More generally, Pyroalliance designs and provides complete pyrotechnic chains tailored to its customers’needs. These BLSCs, combined with other Pyroalliance’s products, are part of Separation or Flight Termination pyro-chains. They are designed and manufactured under Pyroalliance design authority.

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BLSC at a glance

Pyroalliance’s BLSC will equip Ariane 6 ArianeGroup

Benefits

  • Tight geometric tolerance
  • Light weight
  • REACH-compliant (sustainable materials)
  • X-ray inspection ability
  • Bending radius down to 5 times its section
  • Cost efficient

 

Applications

  • Inter-stage separation
  • Booster sinking
  • Tank passivation
  • Flight Termination

 

Please scroll down to discover more specifications on BLSC :
Key figures, product operation mode video, the complete product sheet to download.

Key figures

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS OUR RANGE OF PERFORMANCE
ESTIMATED CUTTING PERFORMANCES: Up to 22 mm in steel and 35 mm in carbon composite
MAIN DIMENSIONS: 6 to 28 mm Width
0.6m to 2m Length
DETONATING VELOCITY: > 7700 m/s
LINEAR CHARGE (RDX): 25-380g/m (depending on cord type)
OPERATING TEMPERATURE: Down to -80°C
Up to + 100°C
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