Naiad Dynamics US, Inc.

PRECISION MANUFACTURING

About Us

Founded in 1941 as a manufacturer for military components, Van Dusen & Meyer, Inc. (today, Naiad Dynamics US, Inc.) has grown to become a leading supplier of precision machined parts for a wide variety of military and commercial industries—including aerospace, naval & commercial marine, medical, nuclear, and machine tool.  Naiad Dynamics has earned a reputation for exceptionally high quality work, delivered on time and at the lowest possible cost.


In addition to our manufacturing services, Naiad Dynamics produces state-of-the-art marine motion control equipment and integrated hydraulic power systems for the luxury yacht, military and commercial ship markets. We have reliably supplied 50 of the world's navies, most of the world's fast ferries, and more luxury yachts than any other manufacturer in its equipment sector.  For more information on our marine products, visit our web site at www.naiad.com.

Machining Capabilities

  • Precision and commercial parts machined to customer specifications, with work pieces weighing from a few ounces to 15,000 thousand pounds, and dimensional tolerances to 0.0001 inch when required.   
  • Proven capability to reliably handle part or the whole job, from specification of raw materials, casting designs, component design, machine engineering, CNC machining, honing, grinding, polishing, hardening, plating and other finish treatments—to assembly, testing, and packaging, and from prototype to full production.  
  • Our manufacturing work envelope ranges from 0.015” hole diameters to 30” x 80” x 36” rectangle, CNC lathe capacity of 192” between centers and up to 72” diameter with tolerances to 0.0005”, and 0.001” true position.    
  • Naiad Dynamics quality management standards are ISO 9001:2015 certified, with a decades-long history of Mil-I-45208 and Mil-Q-9858 compliance, and is dedicated to an environment of continuous process improvement.  Every order is overseen with certified first-piece, in-process and finished part inspections, and tracked with bar coded job travelers.

Facilities

  • CNC Turning:  6 Horizontal CNC Lathes with capacities from 0.125” diameter to 24” diameter and 192” between centers, CNC Vertical Turret Lathe with 72” diameter capacity.  
  • CNC HMC – 2 Horizontal Machining Centers: Palletized with work capacity up to 47” x 49” x 37”.  
  • CNC VMC – 4 Vertical Machining Centers: Up to 30” x 80” x 36” capacity.  
  • Manual Milling:  Various horizontal mills with capacities up to 60” in “X” axis, vertical mill, and 6 Bridgeport Knee Mills.  
  • Manual Turning:  5 engine lathes with capacities up to 36” between centers, Vertical Turret Lathe with 48” diameter table.  
  • Grinding & Honing:  Honing machines, O.D. & surface grinders.  
  • Other Machining Capabilities:  Cut-off saws, tool grinders, radial drill, drill presses, deburring and polishing equipment and a fully stocked and maintained tool crib.
  • Coordinate measuring machine (CMM)  
  • Well equipped assembly facilities. Personnel trained in mechanical, electrical and hydraulic assembly and test procedures with decades of experience. 9 cranes up to 7.5 ton capacity.

Assembly & Test

  • Well equipped assembly facilities. Personnel trained in mechanical, electrical and hydraulic assembly and test procedures with decades of experience. 9 cranes up to 7.5 ton capacity.  
  • Extensive hydraulic testing capability.  450 HP of hydraulic power generation on-site.  Our dynamometer test equipment enables full-load testing of hydraulic driven devices.

Engineering Services

Full engineering design and R&D team to help advance your next component part, machine design, concept, or hydraulic system.  Our experienced in-house staff utilizes the latest 2D and 3D CAD, Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software to provide efficient, practical designs.  Full confidentiality and protection of customer’s proprietary information.

Industries Served

Since 1941, Naiad Dynamics has grown into a leading supplier of precision machined parts for a wide variety of military and commercial industries incluuding aerospace, naval & commercial marine, medical, nuclear and machine tool. Clients include the U.S Department of Defense, United Technologies/Sikorsky Aircraft, General Dynamics/Electric Boat, Lockheed Martin/Sippican, Northrop Grumman/Norden Systems and Raytheon, to name only a few.

Contact Us

Naiad Dynamics US, Inc. operates in a clean and organized 30,000 square foot facility located in Shelton, Connecticut - 45 miles south of Hartford and 60 miles north of New York City.  We specialize in manufacturing challenging components designed to meet the demanding requirements of the aerospace, defense, medical and marine products industries.  We routinely collaborate with customers on product developments to improve quality and lower cost.  

Naiad Dynamics US, Inc.

50 Parrott Drive, Shelton, CT 06484, US

(203) 929-6355