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Hexagon Purus to produce high-performance cylinders for a major new aerospace customer

News International-French

12 Aug 2020

Hexagon Purus, a subsidiary of Hexagon Composites, has been awarded a contract for the design, development, qualification and production of high-performance Type 4 composite pressure vessels to a new major aerospace customer for its launch vehicle.

Hexagon Purus to produce high-performance cylinders for a major new aerospace customer

Hexagon Purus to produce high-performance cylinders for a major new aerospace customer

The total sales value of the current order is approximately USD 5.2 million (approx. NOK 48 million). Future orders are expected to follow the delivery of the first shipment.

Driving energy transformation
This is the second project that Hexagon Purus has collaborated on in the aerospace industry in the past two years. Hexagon Purus’ smart technology combined with its world leading expertise in lightweight, reliable and safe high-pressure gas storage is being leveraged to support pioneering developments in space travel.

Jim Harris, Managing Director, Hexagon Purus, says:

“We are excited to be working on this project and to be partners in the future of spaceflight.”

The pressure vessels are due to be delivered in the first quarter 2021.