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About CiDRA

CiDRA combines industrial and optical skills to deliver real-time process monitoring to multiple industries. CiDRA's sonar-based flow meter technology was initially developed for flow measurement in environments such as downhole, offshore oil, and gas production. It was founded in 1996 and is based in Wallingford, Connecticut.

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50 Barnes Park North

Wallingford, Connecticut, 06492,

United States


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CiDRA Patents

CiDRA has filed 121 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Metallurgical processes
  • Chemical processes
  • Fluid dynamics
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Latest CiDRA News

CiDRA Awarded a Services Contract for First of a Kind Grind Circuit Rougher at OZ Minerals’ Carrapateena Mine Site

Apr 11, 2023

WALLINGFORD, Conn. & ADELAIDE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OZ Minerals and CiDRA Minerals Processing Inc. (“CiDRA”) have commissioned a front end engineering and design (“FEED”) study for a full-scale implementation of CiDRA’s novel minerals separation technology at the Carrapateena mine site. Applying CiDRA’s novel technology as a Grind Circuit Rougher will help remove coarse material from the grind circuit circulating loads, enabling an increase in plant throughput. Among the many benefits pr

CiDRA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was CiDRA founded?

    CiDRA was founded in 1996.

  • Where is CiDRA's headquarters?

    CiDRA's headquarters is located at 50 Barnes Park North, Wallingford.

  • What is CiDRA's latest funding round?

    CiDRA's latest funding round is Unattributed VC.

  • How much did CiDRA raise?

    CiDRA raised a total of $175.19M.

  • Who are the investors of CiDRA?

    Investors of CiDRA include Advantage Capital, Buckman, Teknoinvest, Velocity Equity Partners, Connecticut Innovations and 16 more.

  • Who are CiDRA's competitors?

    Competitors of CiDRA include Agar Corporation and 4 more.

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