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Volume and weight efficient fuel tank for space
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Satellite fuel tank designed and developed at the AMRC has achieved a 28% reduction in weight while holding 2.8 times the amount of fuel of previous designs. During testing the tank ruptured at 74 bar, which is 1.9 times the design limit.

The fuel tank is just one component that has benefitted from metal AM design optimisation, so other components can also be optimised such as microwave housings and brackets to further reduce weight and increase performance. You can read the whole article here

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