Avasarala hands over Heat Pipes for INSAT 4C(R)
Bangalore, Nov 21 (UNI) Avasarala Technologies Limited (ATL) has handed over heat pipes to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to be fitted in its fourth generation communication satellite INSAT 4C(R).
Heat pipes, a sophisticated heat transfer component on board of a satellite, keeps the temperature of the payload under control to safeguard the electronic components so that they do not fail while the satellite was in orbit, a company press release said here today.
The heat pipes were handed over to ISRO Chairman Dr G Madhavan Nair recently.
The ammonia filled heat pipes were a fast acting heat transfer device widely used for communication satellites carrying high energy dissipation electronics components.
ATL had been an approved supplier of heat pipes to all ISRO satellites for more than two years. With its first supplies starting in 2003, ATL had supplied over 600 Heat Pipes to ISRO so far.
The company, which was one of the top players in space and nuclear power industry of India, had supplied sophisticated equipments to ISRO ground support and also carryout thermal services on satellites.
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