Space Shuttle Pyrotechnic Fastener which holds the Solid Rocket Booster to the Launch pad NASA Museum.
A bolt designed to contain a remote-initiated explosive charge which, upon detonation, will shear the bolt or cause it to fail otherwise; applicable to such uses as.
A pyrotechnic fastener is a fastener, usually a nut or bolt, that incorporates a pyrotechnic charge that can be initiated remotely. One or more explosive charges. The pressure cartridge provides the energetic train required to transfer detonation from the ETL input through a Pyrotechnic fastener steel bulkhead to properly ignite the pyrotechnic output charge. Two of his biggest interests are space flight particularly US space flight history - can name you many astronauts and missions and explosives which this retired combat engineer keeps telling him has to wait until he is older. The PETN donor charge transfers detonation to Rare Replay PETN receptor charge by shock transfer across a steel bulkhead. Machinery for Sale or Wanted. The separation event is initiated with detonation of an ETL that shock initiates a PETN donor charge. Had a box of these at the museum.