Serving the Critical Data Storage Needs
of Industrial and OEM Customers



Fortasa's 1.8" Industrial Serial ATA Flash Drive Series is the smallest form factor SATA SSD with full metal housing. This drive is perfect for applications requiring smaller drive footprint with robust protective shield against external physical damage.

Technical Specifications

SAFD18AFA 1.8" SATA SLC Flash Drive Rev 1.5 Final SAFD18AFA-M 1.8" SATA MLC Flash Drive Rev 1.5 Final SFD18U-D 1.8" SATA 3D TLC Flash Drive Rev 1.0 Final


Fortasa's 1.8" Industrial Serial ATA Flash Drive Series offers direct replacement to a conventional 1.8" HDD that is significantly more rugged, reliable and power-efficient. Containing no moving parts, the Fortasa Industrial SSDs are designed to be used in rugged environments where data reliability requirements are much higher than that of a consumer product. Potential applications are military devices, thin clients, Point of Sale (POS) terminals, telecom, medical instruments, surveillance systems and industrial PCs. The SAFD Series products offer high capacity, greater performance, low power consumptions and extended reliability.

Fortasa's Industrial SATA Flash SSDs are manufactured with either high reliability SLC NAND Flash, cost effective MLC NAND Flash or the newest 3D TLC NAND Flash components in both Standard (0 to 70°C) and Industrial (-40°C to 85°C) Temperature grades. With capacity range from 8GB to 1TB and Read and Write performance of over 400MB/sec. Fortasa's Industrial SATA SSDs can benefit any embedded application where high reliability or extreme environmental conditions are a must.

Offered in a rugged aluminum protective housing, Fortasa's 1.8" SATA SSD products are the perfect solution for your most critical storage needs.


  • Perfect replacement of 1.8" SATA HDDs
  • Advanced Wear-leveling and Bad Block Management
  • Built-in HW ECC, Trim Command and SMART Functions
  • Power Failure Prevention and Recovery
  • Thermal Sensor for Overheat protection
  • TBW Lifetime Estimate Available for Each SSD model and capacity


Model Name 18AFA 18AFA-M 18U-D
Interface Type SATA 3 (6Gbit/sec)
Connector Type (7+9) pin male (7+9) pin male (7+15) pin male
Form Factor 1.8" SATA SSD
Physical Dimensions (in mm) 78.5(L) x 54(W) x 5(H) 78.5(L) x 54(W) x 5(H) 54 x 39.8 x 4 (mm)
Capacities 32GB~240GB 32GB~256GB 26GB - 1TB
Sustained Read/Write Performance 530 / 445 (MB/sec) 510 / 380 (MB/sec) 550 / 470 (MB/sec)
ECC Support Up to 72 bit correction per 1K bytes (BCH) Up to 40 bit correction per 1K bytes (BCH) LDPC
Features Thermal Sensor
Industrial Op Temp.(°C) -40~+85
Optional Features -
Standard Op Temp.(°C) 0 ~ + 70
Storage Temp.(°C) -40 ~ + 100
Extended Op Temp.(°C) -40~+85
Operating Voltage 3.3V & 5V 3.3V & 5V 3.3V ± 5% / 3.3V ± 5%
Shock 50G
Vibration 15G
Humidity 5% ~ 95%