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Worldwide shipping of our online products 10 Feb 2020

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You can now purchase and ship the majority of our smaller to medium sized online products worldwide. During checkout you will receive an up to date shipping price for your order.

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Lenze Xmas Advent Calendar 2018 is back. 09 Nov 2018

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Not only is Lenze with you through your machine automation process but we are with you during the entire festive period too. Our interactive Christmas Calendar is back. Visit and sign up to our newsletter to be in with a chance of winning fantastic prizes every day.

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Commander ID300 features smart pump management 31 Aug 2018

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Commander ID300, the new integrated motor drive solution for controlling Leroy-Somer IMfinity® motors, provides original responses to the technical problems of pumping, thanks to its on-board intelligence.

The system comprises an integrated pump application that fulfils the main functions required …

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70 Years of Lenze - Generating value through innov14 Feb 2018

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70 years of Lenze - a cause for celebration: Lenze celebrated its 70th anniversary with over 4,000 international guests.

The start of the celebration was signalled by the 'Future Day of Machine Manufacturing', a press and customer event attended by more than 400 international industry experts and j…

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Leroy Somer Commander ID 300 02 Aug 2017

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Leroy-Somer introduces the CommanderID300, a new integrated drive solution for the control of its IMfinity® induction motors.

0.25 to 7.5 kW.

The system, with a decentralized configuration offers greater flexibility in machine & plant design. As no cabinet is required, Commander ID300 is a cos…

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Q Industries Visit Transdrive 07 Jul 2017

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Today we were treated to a visit by one of our regular export customers. Located in Vietnam, they came over to the UK to visit Transdrive to discuss our business relationship and future business opportunities regarding geared motor and inverter packages to supply into Vietnam's gas & oil and gro…

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ComInTec Friction Torque Limiters From Transdrive!19 Jun 2017

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ComInTec friction torque limiters from Transdrive! the DF Series is stocked at Transdrive for same day delivery. Being suitable for dusty conditions the DF series offers silent overload without vibration and protection in both rotation directions. Simple and precise torque setting by adjusting a loc…

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Nidec Acquire Leroy Somer and Control Techniques 14 Feb 2017

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Nidec has now completed the acquisition of Leroy-Somer of France, and Control Techniques of the UK and their affiliates. This helps Nidec expand their portfolio in industrial equipment, transportation, power generation and eco-technology. Nidec have stated that they welcome their new teammates and l…

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Transdrives New Apprentice 28 Nov 2016

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To continue our commitment to the future, Transdrive welcomes our newest engineering apprentice Daniel Fearnley.

Working closely with our engineers, Daniel will be gaining valuable experience of our ever changing industry.

We wish him all the best on the start of our new journey together.

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Motovario World of Services 26 Sep 2016

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With updated contents, optimized for a more user-friendly navigation, includes:

  • Product Selection: an evolution of the ESS service, this new and more extensive configurator allows users to select the product most suitable to their needs, starting from performance or application d…
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Electric Car World Record using Lenze Inverter 02 Sep 2016

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From zero to hundred in 1.513 seconds: Students of the Academic Motorsports Club Zurich (AMZ) succeeded in setting a new acceleration world record with their "grimsel" electric racing car. The electrically driven "Formula Student" racing car runs with MOBILE inverters by Lenze Schmidhauser. The manu…

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Nidec Corporation acquires Emerson Electric 10 Aug 2016

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Nidec Acquires Emerson’s Motor, Drives and Power Generation Business

Nidec Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a resolution to acquire the motors, drives and electric power generation businesses of Emerson Electric

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Transdrive visits Emerson Factory 15 Jul 2016

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Transdrive's Danny Plant attended the Emerson Industrial Automation distributors meeting earlier this year, seen here with the General Manager for UK & Ireland Gloria Stucchi, and Business Development Manager Steve Lambert. Get in touch with Transdrive today to discuss the range of products from…

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Leroy Somer Manufacturing Facility 05 Jul 2016

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Here is a brief overview of the state of the art manufacturing, engineering, design and know-how you may expect from a world leading manufacturer of motors, drives & industrial alternators.

Contact Transdrive and discover Leroy Somers commitment to a modern, highly professional world-class plan…

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REMA Guide to the new LV Motor Efficiency Standard22 Jun 2016

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The ErP Directive will go to the next stage on 1st January 2017 and all Electric Motor users should be prepared for the new legislation. The current situation is summarised here in the REMA guide which is valid for single speed, S1 continuously rated Low Voltage Induction Motors installed in environ…

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Comln Tec PR-V Torque Limiter 24 May 2016

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Do you have machines that need safety torque limiting, but you cannot do it because:-

  • The gearbox output torque is so high that torque limiters are un-economic?
  • Or there is simply no space to fit a limiter on the output shaft?

Then we have a new solution for you - the ComInTec PR-V

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Size Comparison Guide 23 May 2016

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Size matters, especially when retrofitting, as you're often constrained by the size of the space left by the DC drive you're replacing or upgrading.

Sprint Electrics drives are designed and manufactured to be more compact than most of the installed base of DC drives you'll find.

See how the PLX145…

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Emersons Energy Savings App 18 May 2016

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Work out your energy savings at the press of a button!

The Energy Savings Advisor mobile app is an intuitive, accurate, interactive application that allows you to estimate and quickly assess the value of energy savings that can be achieved with our high-efficiency drive and motor solutions.

It all…

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Flexible Brake Motors 18 May 2016

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Flexible brake motors cater for 80% of global power supplies

Emerson Industrial Automation has announced a range of “flexible” brake motors with an extensive range of options associated with safety and variable speed.  The Leroy Somer FFB motors come in five frame sizes (71-160) and cover braking t…

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The New Lenze I500 Inverter 23 Mar 2016

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New i500 inverters have Ethernet comms

The New Lenze i500 inverter series stands out from similar drives on the market due to its compactness, modularity and exceptional usability. The advanced technology it incorporates means that it can meet the needs of the future and it has certification for us…

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Dave Knight 30 Years service 02 Feb 2016

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Dave Knight started at Transdrive Engineering on the 10/01/1986. On the same day this year he had just completed his 30th year. Well done Dave....

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