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MIDHANI supplies titanium to Chandrayaan-2

MIDHANI supplies titanium to Chandrayaan-2
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Mishra Dhatu Nigam Ltd, a city-based metal and metal alloys manufacturing facility on Tuesday said it developed and supplied materials for Cryogenic...

Hyderabad: Mishra Dhatu Nigam Ltd, a city-based metal and metal alloys manufacturing facility on Tuesday said it developed and supplied materials for Cryogenic Engine (CUS) of GSLV Mark 3. The public sector undertaking supplied specific purpose stainless steel, precipitation hardened steels, and titanium alloys.

Under a partnership with ISRO for the last four decades, MIDHANI said it has extended support of critical materials which are virtually import substitutes, focusing on development and co-development of newer materials for cryogenic engine, rocket motor casing, propellant tanks, gas bottles etc.

"Several tonnes of material has gone into the making of the GSLV Mark 3. Specially developed cobalt base alloys, special nickel alloys that can be welded with copper and stainless steels along with specific purpose stainless steels and precipitation hardened steels, titanium alloys have gone into the making of several areas of GSLV Mark 3, like that of liquid engine, thrusters, nozzles for liquid stages, etc.," a MIDHANI spokesperson said.

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