Nano Release Nut (nD3RN)

Nano Release Nut (nD3RN)

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Space-proven, easy-to-use release actuator for compact space mechanisms.

The DCUBED Nano Release Nut (nD3RN), available in Stainless Steel or Aluminum-Titanium, is a Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) based release actuator which secures sensitive equipment during launch and safely releases it on orbit. It is one of the smallest, yet powerful HDRM solutions on the market. Moreover, it is easily resettable, easy-to-use and readily available as a COTS part.

VIDEO: Check out how to trigger and easily reset the DCUBED Nano Release Nut nD3RN here.

Datasheet and CAD available here.

Vendor: DCUBED
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Key Features

  • On-Ground and In-Space Resettable in Seconds, up to 400 times
  • Short Delivery Time (6-8 weeks)
  • Fully Redundant Actuation
  • Space Heritage (TRL 9)
  • Smart SMA Trigger
  • Ultra Low Shock
  • Axial Load (Release Load) 250-380 N
  • Ultimate Load Rating: 500 N Pull-out, 1500 N Shear
  • Body Size: 17 x 17 x 17 mm
  • Mass: 12 grams (Aluminum-Titanium) or 25 grams (Stainless Steel)
  • Temperatures: -65°C to +75°C
  • Customizable Interfaces

Export Control
The DCUBED Nano Release Nut (nD3RN) is ITAR Free.