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IIDEA News Archive

Welcome to the News Page of IIDEA Limited. Here we will provide an insight into some of the activities we are involved in and the work we do that we are permitted to talk about. Unfortunately, much of our work is subject to confidentiality agreements or is development work and therefore regarded as secret so cannot be discussed for obvious reasons but whatever we can share we will.  You can also follow IIDEA on facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

IIDEA Sponsor Local Football Team

Ecclesall Rangers under 7's Red Team sponsored by IIDEA Limited


Tom and Matt spend an afternoon at SHU-Racing to learn about the design of the teamís entry to the 2018 Formula Student competition

IIDEA Shirt Sponsor for Ecclesall Rangers FC

IIDEA Limited are proud to sponsor Ecclesall Rangers FC under sevens red team for the 2017-2018 season continuing our support of local sporting

SHU Racing Compete at Silverstone 2017

SHU Racing The Sheffield Hallam University Student Racing Team competed at the 2017 event at Silverstone in July with a fantastic result!

SHU Racing 2017 Launch Event

SHU Racing 2017 Launch Event


IIDEA Limited are now Certified to the ISO 9001:2015 Standard

SHU Racing Light-Weight Hubs

The manufacture of light-weight components by IIDEA Ltd for SHU Racing

More Components for the SHU Racing Team

IIDEA Limited have manufactured suspension components for the SHU Racing teams 2017 Student Racing Car

Goodbye to Ben

After almost five years with IIDEA one of our CNC machinist / programmers is moving on to take up a new research role on the AMP


IIDEA Limited sponsor SHU Racing for the 2017 season

IIDEA Limited Services

A quick reminder of some of the services we offer at IIDEA limited.

First Article Inspection

When a manufacturer makes a component for the first time it is frequently seen as essential to destroy one of the components and undertake a

Sawing of test piece blanks from section of forging


Cut-up of forged component for first article inspection prior to release of similar forgings into production

Heat Treatment of Critical Components

Some mission critical components undergo precision heat treatment operations in order to develop optimum mechanical properties

Uplifting Experience!

Some routine maintenance and improvement of our machining and sawing facilities to raise some of our machines to a sensible working height

Capacity Page

We have added a page to our website summarising the expanding range of capabilities and capacities offered by IIDEA Limited.

Test Fixture Manufacture

IIDEA were asked to manufacture some heavy duty custom test machine fixtures for fracture toughness testing of some ultra-high-strength steel as


A team of keen golfers, some from the ranks of IIDEA Limited participated in a charity golf day in support of Weston Park Cancer Hospital,


IIDEA Manufacture Components for Hallam University Racing

MEGA 400 saw arrives at IIDEA Ltd

Mega BS-400SA is here!

IIDEA today took delivery of our new Mega 400 SA band saw which will allow further capacity and enhance our sawing capabilities.

Training underway at IIDEA Ltd on our new DOOSAN Mynx mill


Training on our new DOOSAN Mynx began today. Although much larger than anything else we have the control system is similar to our existing the


Coming soon to IIDEA Ltd our new MEGA 400 horizontal band saw!

New DOOSAN Mynx 7500/50 comes to IIDEA Ltd

DOOSAN Mynx 7500/50 comes to IIDEA Ltd

IIDEA Limited Working with Engineering Graduates

IIDEA Limited employs engineering graduates as part of their expansion activities in the advanced precision engineering sector


IIDEA Limited exhibit at the Global Manufacturing Festival (GMF) Sheffield June 2014 a fantastic event for technology companies in the region to