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

ANSWER: Both
 
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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