Revolutionary Jindal Stainless Alloy Steel Powers Chandrayaan-3’s Motor Casing for Lunar Mission Success

India’s largest stainless steel manufacturer, Jindal Stainless, has developed and supplied a special, high-strength alloy steel grade that has been used in the motor casing of India’s ambitious third lunar mission, the Chandrayaan-3. This specialized grade was developed over a span of three years, with the help of advanced refining processes, to meet the stringent quality standards and specifications of the project.

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The heat-resistant material shields the motor from both shocks and elevated temperatures, making it reliable and suitable for critical space missions.

Jindal Stainless has also supplied material for key DRDO and ISRO projects in the past, including the Chandrayaan, PSLV, GSLV Mk3, Nuclear Submarine missile system, missile canister for almost all missile programs, and exhaust unit application in rockets. The company is committed to fulfilling the niche material requirements of the aerospace sector in the future and has been certified with an AS 9100D Certification, which is a quality management system for aviation, space, and defense organizations.

Commenting on the landmark development, Managing Director, Jindal Stainless, Mr Abhyuday Jindal, said, “The successful landing of the Chandrayaan-3 is historic and we are proud to play our part in this mission. This strengthens the Atmanirbhar Bharat story as we have provided the indigenously developed best-in-class quality material to this nationally important project through constant

innovation. Jindal Stainless is committed to fulfilling the niche material requirements of the aerospace sector in the future.” In the past, Jindal Stainless has supplied material for key DRDO and ISRO projects, including the Chandrayaan, PSLV, GSLV Mk3, Nuclear Submarine missile system, missile canister for almost all missile programmes and exhaust unit application in rockets. The Company is also working dedicatedly towards meeting the material requirements of the upcoming missile programmes. Jindal Stainless is among the select few companies in the world to get certified with an AS 9100D Certification, a quality management system for aviation, space, and defence organisations.

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