Udayavni Special

HAL delivers biggest ever cryogenic propellant tank to ISRO


PTI, Dec 1, 2020, 9:24 AM IST

Bengaluru: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited on Monday said it has delivered the biggest cryogenic propellant tank (C32 LH2) ever fabricated by the company to ISRO, much ahead of the contractual schedule.

The C32-LH2 tank is a developmental cryogenic propellant tank of aluminium alloy designed for improving the payload capability of GSLV MK-III launching vehicle, HAL said in a release.

According to HAL, the four-metre diametric tank is of eight-metre length to load 5,755 Kg propellant in the 89 cubic metre volume.

Total length of weld carried out in the tank was 115 metre at different stages to the quality requirement of 100 per cent tests on radiography, Die penetrant check and Leak proof,it said.

HAL has mastered the skills and technologies required for fabricating welded propellant tanks of Aluminium alloy to such stringent quality requirements, it claimed.

HAL as a strategic reliable partner, has been associating with ISRO for the prestigious space programmes since the last five decades, the company said pointing out that it has supplied critical structures, tankages, satellite structures for the PSLV, GSLV-MkII and GSLV-MkIII launch vehicle.

Various new projects like PS2/GS2 integration, Semi-Cryo structure fabrication and manufacture of cryo and semi cryo engines are being taken up at HAL, for which setting up of necessary infrastructure and facilities is nearing completion, it said.

HAL has also supported ISRO right from the developmental phase of Crew Atmospheric Re-entry Experiment, PAD Abort test for Crew Escape for Human Space Mission and is currently building hardware for full-fledged launch vehicle GSLV Mk-III for Gaganyaan programme, it added.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

‘Surprise party’: Beer truck topples in K’taka, locals grab bottles

Number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 more than double number of active cases:Govt

BJP more dangerous than Maoists: Mamata

One for the ages: From PM to Pichai, a standing ovation for India’s wounded warriors

Four of a family commit suicide by consuming pesticide

India asks WhatsApp to withdraw changes to privacy policy

BCCI announces Rs 5 crore bonus for triumphant Indian team


Related Articles More

‘Surprise party’: Beer truck topples in K’taka, locals grab bottles

Hubballi: KaRaVe members block and protest in front of Min Sudhakar’s car

Nothing surpasses this, after 36 all out, this is unreal: Shastri

Four of a family commit suicide by consuming pesticide

‘Act of revenge’: Attack on constable Ganesh Kamath was to avenge M’luru police firing

MUST WATCH

‘Act of revenge’: Attack on constable Ganesh Kamath was to avenge M’luru police firing

Udayavani Campaign: Identify parking areas to resolve public problems , says MLA Kamath

Chief Minister Yeddyurappa visits Uchila Mahalakshmi Temple

Cow Giving Birth – First Time Milking After Cow Delivery

Cow Slaughter Act : Gopuja from chief minister in Karambally

Latest Additions

‘Surprise party’: Beer truck topples in K’taka, locals grab bottles

Number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 more than double number of active cases:Govt

Hubballi: KaRaVe members block and protest in front of Min Sudhakar’s car

BJP more dangerous than Maoists: Mamata

Nothing surpasses this, after 36 all out, this is unreal: Shastri

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.