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Hydromea's Deep-Rated DISKDRIVE Underwater Thrusters Excel in 600 bar Lab Test

DISKDRIVE thrusters withstand 600 bar pressure
Both thrusters performed well at 600 bar pressure

Hydromea, a pioneering leader in subsea technology, proudly announces a significant advancement in underwater propulsion with the successful completion of a demanding pressure test on its deep-rated ultra-thin DISKDRIVE thrusters. This achievement signifies a monumental leap forward in the realm of underwater propulsion technology and solidifies Hydromea's position at the forefront of innovation in the marine industry.

Conducted at the German certification lab, Nautilus, the rigorous test subjected Hydromea's DISKDRIVE thrusters to extreme conditions, simulating depths reaching an astounding 6 kilometers beneath the ocean surface. Remarkably, the thrusters withstood pressures of up to 600 bar with exceptional performance, effortlessly navigating the "descend" phase. Notably, the thrusters demonstrated flawless operation, seamlessly initiating and halting every 50 bar increment, showcasing unparalleled reliability and precision.

This remarkable accomplishment places Hydromea's DISKDRIVE underwater thrusters in an elite league of underwater propulsion systems capable of withstanding the immense pressures of the deep ocean. By surpassing this critical milestone, Hydromea further cements its reputation as a trailblazer in robust subsea technology, offering unparalleled solutions for underwater exploration, research, and industry applications.

"We are thrilled to announce the successful completion of the pressure test on our deep-rated DISKDRIVE thrusters," said Dr. Felix Schill, CSO of Hydromea. "This achievement underscores our unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of technological innovation in the marine industry with the focus on miniaturised and scalable products. The ability of our thrusters to operate flawlessly at depths of 6 kilometers opens up new affordable possibilities for makers of deep-water equipment, ultimately contributing to advancements in ocean science and sustainability efforts."

Hydromea's deep-rated DISKDRIVE thrusters offer a compact and efficient propulsion solution designed to meet the rigorous demands of deep-sea environments. Engineered with cutting-edge technology and precision craftsmanship, these thrusters deliver unmatched performance, reliability, and versatility for a wide range of underwater applications.

About Hydromea: Hydromea is a leading Swiss robotics and communications company specializing in unique scalable underwater technologies. The company designs and develops innovative solutions for offshore energy, water-intensive industrial sectors, maritime, and environmental monitoring. With a strong focus on autonomy, miniaturization, and data collection, Hydromea aims to revolutionize underwater operations and contribute to sustainable and efficient practices.


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