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Mide Visits McGlynn Middle School

Posted by Nicole Martignetti at

  Last week Mide's engineers and team took a visit to McGlynn Middle School to give a introductory talk about engineering to their six and seventh graders as a part of our community outreach program.  Some of the engineers that spoke have backgrounds in mechanical, innovation, aerospace and electrical engineering. We look forward to teaching a few classes over these next couple of weeks in hopes to spark students interest in this background.    

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Mide's new Light-weight Atmospheric Diving Suit joint design featured in Sea Power magazine

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Midé has recently completed successful high pressure testing of our unique Atmospheric Diving Suit (ADS) joint design at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City Division’s Hydrospace lab. The project and the testing at PCD was featured in an article called “Deep Dive” by Edward Lundquist in the December ’17 Sea Power Magazine. LIGHT-WEIGHT ATMOSPHERIC DIVING SUIT Project Background Midé is actively working on a project for the Office of Naval Research Undersea Medicine Program to develop a next generation Atmospheric Diving Suit (ADS).  The effort has focused on creating a new joint type for the suit. Atmospheric Diving...

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Mide Strengthens Piezo Offerings with Acquisition of Piezo Systems

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Mide is very proud to announce that on October 31, 2017, Midé acquired Piezo Systems, Inc. Mide is excited to welcome Piezo Systems' exceptional team of piezo experts to our company! 
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NAVAIR NEWS: HydroActive Shaft Seal Success Story

Posted by David Manion at

This article, recently featured on the Navy SBIR/STTR Success Stories, highlights how HydroActive Shaft Seals function as an emergency flooding system providingreliable and low total ownership cost sealing solution for ships. Under normaloperating conditions, hydrogel embedded foam and a lip seal operate as anon-contacting seal around the ship’s spinning propulsion shaft, and explains how it has benefited the US Navy and its SBIR/STTR program. Click here for full Article (PDF): http://www.navysbir.com/docs/Mide_HydroActive.pdf

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Shock Trials: Mide Appears in Sea Power Article

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Explosive shock testing verifies ship survivability assumptions of modeling and simulation in an article appearing in Sea Power magazine. Read the article here: http://www.seapower-digital.com/seapower/september_2017/MobilePagedReplica.action?pm=2&folio=34#pg36

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