IFD, Inc. offers ultra-short duration releases with release times ranging from as little as one minute to 6 hours.

  1. The USD release with optional oil-filled battery pack offers the shortest release timing of all the devices available from IFD, Inc. It is capable of giving release timing ranging from as little as one minute to as much as 120 minutes with an accuracy of 30 seconds in ten (10) minutes. This inexpensive battery driven release can be designed to support loads of several hundred pounds. When used as a trigger on a mechanicall advantaged release the load limit is unlimited. The USD release sells for $100.00 to $250.00 US according to design and quantity.
  2. The size AA1 and AA2 galvanic releases are a small corrodible links of which samples are available. These simple links are proving to be very popular for use in short term restraint of light loads. Their release times vary from two (2) to six (6) hours depending on the conditions they are used in. The cost of these releases ranges from $10.00 to $20.00 per release depending on quantity purchased.