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Hyderabad-Based Company Played Pivotal Role in Aditya-L1 Mission

Deccan Chronicle.| DC Correspondent

Published on: September 1, 2023 | Updated on: September 1, 2023
Rohit Bandaru. (Photo by arrangement)

Rohit Bandaru. (Photo by arrangement)

HYDERABAD: As the Indian Space Research Organisation gears up for the launch of Aditya L1 to study the Sun, a crucial partner has emerged from Hyderabad — CNC Technics. This engineering company, with a portfolio spanning aerospace and defence systems, says it has played a pivotal role in ensuring the solar mission's success.

CNC came to the limelight when Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) sought indigenous manufacturers capable of producing critical components for space missions including companies capable of crafting fuel lines for the cryogenic engines which deal with fuel at extremely low temperatures. Even now, CNC remains the only company that provides fuel lines for the critical cryogenic stage.

Cryogenic engines provide greater thrust with lesser fuel as compared to other engines.

CNC Technics, founded by a Hyderabadi IIT-Madras graduate, Vijay Krishna Bandaru, and operating for over three and a half decades, has supplied various components and machine systems to India's defence and space programes for years. "My father made the first filament winding machine — rocket motor casing — that the count

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