Non-Explosive Actuators & Space/Launch Connectors


Get your copies of Eaton's Non-Explosive Actuators Design Guide and the Space and Launch Capabilities Brochure.

Non-Explosive Actuators Design Guide contents include:

  • Non-explosive and pyrotechnic actuator technology comparisons.
  • Theories of operation for actuators, interconnect releases and structural-separation systems.

Space and Launch Capabilities Brochure contents include:

  • NATC, cryogenic, high temperature and low-imparted-shock connector selection information.
  • Theories of operation for electrically and mechanically initiated umbilicals and in-flight disconnects.

Use the following e-mail link to register for PDF or printed copies; due to export-controls restrictions, these brochures are not downloadable from this web site: e-mail

Non-explosive actuators support safe handling and deployment and do not require the explosive-material precautions inherent of pyrotechnic actuators. Non-explosive actuators, including pyrotechnic actuator replacements,  are also described on the space and launch solutions page.