Lockheed unveils largest 3D printed Ti satellite fuel dome

Lockheed unveils largest 3D printed Ti satellite fuel dome

Lockheed Martin (LMT) has embraced a 3D printed titanium dome for satellite fuel tanks so big you can’t even put your arms around it. The 46-inch- (1.16-meter-) diameter vessel completed final rounds of quality testing this month, ending a multi-year development program to create giant, high-pressure tanks that carry fuel on board satellites. The titanium tank consists of three parts welded together: two 3D printed domes that serve as caps, plus a variable-length, traditionally-manufactured titanium cylinder that forms the body. Satellite fuel tanks must be both strong and lightweight to withstand the rigours of launch and decade-long missions in the vacuum of space. Read More

BASF with the support of the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has provided access to clean and affordable drinking water through the “Landmark Project”, in Turbhe Store, a suburb of Navi Mumbai. Landmark Project is a water and sanitation initiative by BASF. Over 10,000 citizens from Turbhe Store will now have access to clean and affordable drinking water. The concept for the Landmark Project was first developed through a series of social dialogue sessions in Mumbai during BASF’s 150th-anniversary activities in 2015 and has now come to fruition in an innovative, community-based social business model. Read More


Fluor Corporation (FLR) said that it continues to support BHP in the delivery of the South Flank iron ore project located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, which commenced construction in July. The project will be the largest iron ore processing facility ever built in Western Australia. The project will replace production from the Yandi mine in the Pilbara region, which is nearing the end of its life. Fluor will provide construction and project management services, which includes an 80-million-ton-per-year crushing and screening plant, an overland conveyor system and rail-loading facilities. The contract continues Fluor’s work from the feasibility study phase. Read More

What kind of drinks almost instantly breaks a Intermittent Fasting?

There are several fitness trends that have been consistent over recent years. Out of those popular health and fitness trends, one of the fitness phenomenon and which is spreading like a slow poison is Intermittent Fasting. Intermittent fasting pattern is not a new thing, it is the ancient secret of health. This pattern has been practised throughout all of human history and remained a secret because this powerful habit has been virtually forgotten. But now many people are re-discovering this dietary pattern. This may be because people are facing a lot of health issues arising from unhealthy lifestyles, junk foods consumption, giving more importance to personal lifestyles and so on. Read More