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Your Industrial Automation & Motor Specialists

Have confidence in your automation and process control. Established in 1996, the SDS Drives team has been driving excellence in automation and process control systems for a collective 100 years.

Products and Parts

An extensive range from specialist suppliers When you need drive control parts and you need them now, SDS can help. If we don’t have what you want, call us and we can find a solution. And if you have any questions, our experts are on hand to share their in-depth product knowledge to help you make the right choice.


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AC Drives

Adjustable speed drives for fans, pumps, compressors and other applications relying on electric motors. Our power controllers optimise production lines, reduce energy usage and give you control.

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DC Drives

Precise speed control systems for DC motors. DC Thyristor drives optimise voltage and ensure your production line stays in check. Very cost effective for high power or regenerative applications.

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System support, Integration and Design

Get your production line up to speed

Reduce costs, optimise efficiency, get specialist support – and ensure your production line runs smoothly for years to come. Take advantage of our servicing, repairs, commissioning, health check audits, preventative maintenance and training provision. Or commission us to design you a bespoke motor control system that achieves exactly what you need.

Over 100 years of combined experience

The team driving the engineering solutions

We’ve been working together long enough to know everyone here is an expert with  motor control systems. Whether you’re looking for a repair on a variable speed drive, or are looking at getting a new system designed, there is an engineer among us who has experience in what you want to achieve who will find you a solution.

Online Resources

Check out our compilation of useful online tools. There’s product support and software downloads for our range of drive vfd -frequency variable drives, technical manuals and a drive configurator so you can work what drive you have using your unique part number.

Is there anything else we can do for you?

Product expertise, system support, technical advice

Pick up the phone and chat to our expert team. Whether you need a bespoke quote for a part or have a question about our services, we can help you.

Brands we work with

We are a certified Parker distributor and have been working closely with them for 25 years. We are also a Tier 2 certified repair agent for Parker.