The DCUBED Micro Pin Puller (uD3PP) is a straight forward release actuator locking mission-critical subsystems during launch and releasing them safely on orbit.

It is a Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) based release actuator which locks sensitive equipment during launch and safely releases it on orbit. The uD3PP is one of the smallest, yet powerful HDRM solutions on the market. Moreover, it is easily field-resettable, easy-to-use and readily available as a COTS component.

Key features

  • Front and Rear Field-Resettable in Seconds, up to 400 times
  • Fully Redundant Actuation
  • Smart SMA Trigger
  • Very Low Shock
  • Surface Treated Stainless Steel
  • Actuation Sensor
  • Customizable Interfaces

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The DCUBED Micro Pin Puller (uD3PP) is ITAR Free.


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Last updated: 2023-07-13

Micro Pin-Puller (uD3PP)




lead time
6 to 8 wk
side load
> 300 N
80 g
25.5 mm
25.5 mm
25.5 mm
operating temperature
-35 to 80 C
required current
1.6A to 2A


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