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Inverter Drive Systems Ltd

IDS are ABB Inverter specialists. We specify, install, commission, repair, service and hire variable speed drives.

Author : Jules White

Why Choose an ABB Value Provider

Inverter Drive Systems Ltd (IDS) is proud to be an ABB Value Provider (VP), a status that signifies a close partnership with ABB and brings numerous benefits to our customers. But what exactly does it mean to be an ABB VP, and why should you consider choosing us for your Variable Speed Drive needs? What is an ABB Value Provider? ABB Value Providers deliver the official offering of sales, support, repairs, service and engineering in…

ABB Variable Speed Drive Training Webinars 2024-2025

We are pleased to share with you the latest ABB variable speed drive webinar agenda for 2024-2025. The experts from ABB Motion have created these webinars with the intention of sharing knowledge and best practices. The webinar topics run from; an introduction to variable speed drives, through to condition monitoring and specific topics like PID, harmonics, variable speed drives in borehole and submersible pump applications, how inverters can help towards Net Zero and our own…

Technology, Sustainability and Innovation Day at ABB’s Coalville Engineering Facility

IDS Celebrates 25 Years with a Technology, Sustainability and Innovation Day at ABB’s Coalville Engineering Facility The team at Inverter Drive Systems (IDS) are thrilled to invite you to our Technology, Sustainability and Innovation Day, as we celebrate a monumental 25 years of excellence. This exclusive event will be held on the 4th of July at ABB Motion’s Coalville engineering facility, a beacon of engineering innovation. During the day, you’ll have the unique opportunity to…

Water Focused Technology, Sustainability and Innovation Day

Join the IDS team and some familiar faces from ABB, for an enlightening and engaging event dedicated to the future of variable speed drives and electric motors in the water industry on 3rd July at the ABB Motion’s Coalville engineering facility. Event Highlights: Exclusive Venue Tour: A rare glimpse into the ABB Motion’s state-of-the-art engineering facility. Webinar Tasters: Borehole & Submersible Insights Harmonics in the Water Industry Water Innovations Sustainability Sessions: Strategies for Energy and…

Enhancing Operational Efficiency of Inlet Screws

Anglian Water was facing challenges with their inlet screws, which consumed between 4,000 and 5,500 kWh per day due to reliability issues. These screws were manually operated to mitigate these issues, leading to higher energy consumption. Each screw operated continuously, using soft starters for 24 hours a day. Project Initiation Anglian Water approached IDS to explore the benefits of altering the control strategy for these inlet screws. The goals were to reduce startup current and…

ABB IE5 SynRM Increased Safety Motors

In a leap towards integrating top-tier energy efficiency with enhanced safety, ABB has introduced its IE5 SynRM (Synchronous Reluctance Motor) Increased Safety motors. This innovation marks ABB as the world’s first manufacturer to blend IE5 ultra-premium efficiency with heightened safety features, designed specifically for hazardous areas. This article explores how these motors offer not only significant energy savings and reduced emissions but also assure safety and reliability across various industries. Combining Efficiency and Safety ABB’s…

IDS Celebrates 25 Years in Business

As we celebrate a quarter of a century in business, there has never been a better excuse to appreciate just how far we have come. In this commemorative article we look back at how IDS started, our notable achievements and celebrate the people that have made it all possible. 1924 – Blaise’s grandfather, Arthur Ford set up a business to connect Nottinghamshire villages to the new grid. He met a man called Wilson who had the…

IDS Celebrates 25 Years with a Technology, Sustainability and Innovation Day at ABB’s Coalville Engineering Facility

As a part of our 25th Workversary celebrations, Inverter Drive Systems (IDS) are hosting a pair of Technology, Sustainability and Innovation Days on the 3rd and 4th of July at the ABB Motion Coalville engineering facility. These events promise to showcase the strides IDS has made in the industry over the last 25 years, showcasing the sustainability and technological advancements and how our own innovative use of ABB technology has been successfully applied throughout various…

IDS Proudly Sponsors Keyworth U7 Reds

Fostering Community and Team Spirit At Inverter Drive Systems (IDS), we believe in the power of community and the significant role sports play in fostering teamwork, discipline and a healthy competitive spirit. That’s why we are thrilled to be sponsoring the Keyworth U7 Reds, a vibrant and promising young football team based in Nottinghamshire. The Keyworth U7 Reds are making their debut in the YEL East Midlands Saturday League this season and the enthusiasm and…

Growing Our Commitment to the Planet

At IDS, we believe in taking actionable steps towards combating climate change and contributing to a greener, more sustainable future. It’s with great pride that we share our latest news in this ongoing journey – a modest contribution to the reforestation and marine life regeneration efforts spearheaded by JustOne Tree. Planting Hope, One Tree at a Time Our recent donation to JustOne Tree has facilitated the planting of an additional 170 trees, bringing the total…

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