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== Usage ==
 
== Usage ==
The '''TR-18D''' adds a stage to the rocket and when activated will release the separator as well as anything attached to it, much like the [[TR-2C Stack Separator|TR-2C]].  Unlike normal decouplers, separators come free from both sides.
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The '''TR-18D''' adds a stage to the rocket and when activated will release the separator as well as anything attached to it, much like the [[TR-2C Stack Separator|TR-2C]].  Unlike normal decouplers, separators come free from both sides, leaving the decoupler floating.
  
 
== Product description ==
 
== Product description ==

Revision as of 01:37, 1 November 2014

TR-18D Stack Separator
Part image
Separator by
O.M.B. Demolition Enterprises
Radial size Small
Cost (total) 600.00 Funds
Mass (total) 0.08 t
Drag 0.2
Max. Temp. 2000 K
Impact Tolerance 9 m/s
Research Specialized construction.png Specialized Construction
Unlock cost 7 200 Funds
Since version 0.18
Part configuration decouplerSeparatorTR-18D
Ejection momentum 2500 Ns
Testing Environments
On the surface ✓ Yes
In the ocean ✓ Yes
On the launchpad ✓ Yes
In the atmosphere ✓ Yes
Sub orbital × No
In an orbit × No
On an escape × No
Docked × No
Test by staging ✓ Yes
Manually testable × No


The TR-18D Stack Separator is a Separator that allows for staging rockets vertically and in sequence.

Usage

The TR-18D adds a stage to the rocket and when activated will release the separator as well as anything attached to it, much like the TR-2C. Unlike normal decouplers, separators come free from both sides, leaving the decoupler floating.

Product description

The TR-18D StackSeparator was originally designed as an explosive cutting tool. After deciding cutting a rocket in half, just had to be a good thing, our designers set to work adapting the technique to rockets.

Changes

0.18
  • Initial release