India: Third largest reserve of Titanium bearing minerals - Science & Technology

Q.  Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. India has become the seventh country in the world producing Titanium sponge commercially.
2. India has third largest reserve of Titanium bearing minerals.

- Published on 12 Aug 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both
d. None

Properties like high strength to weight ratio and excellent corrosion resistance make Titanium alloys (like Ti6Al4V) useful for liquid propellant tanks for launch vehicles and satellites, gas bottle/liners, inter tank structures and interface rings for satellites.

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