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Cable/Bolt Cutter P/N ML0028

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Pyroalliance designs and manufactures a wide range of pyrotechnic cutters dedicated to provide a secure object release or safety function by instantly cutting a rod or a cable.

Cutters are mostly dedicated to provide a fast and safe solution. We can address a variety cable shapes and materials (cords to hard metals).

For Space application, Pyroalliance manufactures high reliability rod-cutters, dual initiated, such as P/N ML0028 which is designed to severe a titanium pin of up to 5 mm diameter.

More generally, Pyroalliance designs and provides complete pyrotechnic chains tailored to its customers’ needs. They are designed and manufactured under Pyroalliance design authority.

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Cable/Bolt Cutter at a glance

Benefits

  • Instantaneous event
  • High cutting capacity compared to its foot print (weight & envelope)

Applications

  • Solar array release
  • Antenna deployments

 

Please scroll down to discover more specifications on cable/bolt cutter :
Key figures, the complete product sheet to download.

Key figures

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS OUR RANGE OF PERFORMANCE
CUTTING SIZE CAPABILITY: Up to 5mm (with tension)
TITANIUM REFERENCE: TA6V (3.7164.1)
RECOMMENDED FIRING CURRENT: 5A during 10ms
OPERATING TIME: ~0.3 ms
LEAK RATE: ΔP ≤ 5% after 60s, initial pressure 15bar
REDUNDANCY: 2 initiators
WEIGHT (including initiators): <120 g
OPERATING TEMPERATURE: - 54 to + 80°C

Recommended storage conditions

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS OUR RANGE OF PERFORMANCE
TEMPERATURE: 10°C < T < 30°C
RELATIVE HUMIDITY: HR < 60%
PRESSURE: Atmospheric

Other conditions

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS OUR RANGE OF PERFORMANCE
OPERATING TEMPERATURE: -54°C to +80°C
NON-OPERATING TEMPERATURE: -150°C to +100°C
PRESSURE: Down to 10-8 Pa
RELATIVE HUMIDITY: ≤ 70%
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