Spacecraft Mechanisms

Eddy Current Damper

Eddy Current Damper

The Eddy Current Damper is a rate-limiting device that has been successfully applied in solar array and antenna deployment, boom deployment, backup release mechanisms and door/cover deployments.  The damper has a proven record of long life in space, exhibiting smooth operation and excellent thermal stability.


  • Damping Rate (lb-in-S/RAD)

    6,000 to 12,000

  • Torque Capability (lb-in)


  • Weight (lb-in)


Our Eddy Current Dampers are flexible and customizable to your specific needs. For more information on our Eddy Current Dampers, or any other model please contact our Chatsworth facility.

Eddy Current Damper

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