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Object Name Cable cutter
Catalog Number 2007.03.573
Description Vendor part - Aluminum asembly having explosive "squibs" installed in top threaded openings that would be exploded by electrical current at the time the ERCS payload module was separated frm the third stage of the launch rocket. This would sever cables and battery charging liquid tubes to the transmitter payload.
Source Bendix Radio Foundation