The DCUBED Nano Pin Puller Nut (nD3PP) is a compact linear actuator with space heritage providing a smooth and reliable trigger 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 nD3PP is one of the smallest, yet powerful space-qualified HDRM solutions on the market. Moreover, it is easily field-resettable, easy-to-use, and readily available as a COTS part.

Key features

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

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The DCUBED Nano Pin Puller Nut (nD3PP) is ITAR Free.


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Last updated: 2023-07-13

Nano Pin Puller (nD3PP)




lead time1
2 to 4 wk
side load
> 50 N
25 g
17 mm
17 mm
17 mm
retraction force
< 25 N
operating temperature
-35 to 80 C
required current
1.6A to 2A

1. depending on stock


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