About SDS Group Limited
Formed in 1975, SDS quickly became an important supplier to police, customs, prisons and military forces worldwide. Synonymous with offering the best possible solution for search equipment, IEDD and bomb disposal products, including the technically advanced Vidisco X-ray systems, mine/metal and cable detectors, search tools and lighting systems. The company has evolved over the years but it still stands by it's offer of supplying the best possible solution for each and every project. Often bespoke equipment packages can be fused and packaged together in order to meet the full operational needs of our clients.
After-sales services include post-warranty maintenance, X-ray repair, leak testing and servicing, in addition to staff training, consisting of off-the-shelf specialist courses from Postal Room Security to High-risk Search.
New and exciting equipment additions for 2022 include the launch of the Guardian 7 X-Ray system, click here for more information.
Vidisco provides innovative portable X-ray solutions for safe and accurate detection in demanding Security and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) applications. Founded in 1988, Vidisco pioneered the digital X-ray industry and today, continues to lead in developing, manufacturing and supporting a wide array of solutions. Thousands of Vidisco systems are deployed by top military, security and industrial organisations in 75 countries worldwide. Their systems deliver fast, high-quality imaging in the most challenging environments.
The Vidisco ethos embraces SDSs own values by offering a quality commitment starting with the smallest component and extending through the full customised solution to ensure the highest accuracy and reliability.
Golden Engineering designs and manufactures battery powered portable X-ray generators used for security and light industrial applications. With superior penetrating ability, the Golden portable x-ray generators are smaller, lighter and safer than alternative technologies. Golden Engineering is the only manufacturer that utilises commercially available battery packs as a power supply for their portable x-ray generator. SDS Group has distributed, serviced and repaired Golden Engineering Generators for many, many years and looks forward to working with such a well respected organisation for many more to come.
Charles and Eleanor Garrett founded Garrett Metal Detectors in Garland, Texas, from their home garage in 1964. Today, the legacy of the founders lives on in the pride and attention to detail that Garrett employees put into every product produced. SDS is extremely proud to offer Garrett Metal Detectors to the UK law enforcement, security and military markets, such a prestigious name synonymous with metal detecting and steeped in history. From the Hunter, the very first dual searchcoil detector manufactured by Charles and Elenor back in 1964, through to the Garrett RECON-PRO® AML range, one of the most technically advanced detectors on the market today, Garrett continue to offer quality equipment you can depend upon.
NIC Instruments develops equipment to support organisations involved in the defeat of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) as well as all forms of unexploded ordnance from conventional munitions to legacy minefields.
The systems NIC provide help teams search out and render safe those devices thus ensuring the continued safety of both those involved in the defeat of the threat and the public, resulting in a safer world for all. SDS is proud to offer such robust and effective equipment to the military and law enforcement industries.
Dart Systems manufacture a comprehensive range of Industrial Endoscopes, Borescopes, Inspection Cameras, in addition to pipe and cable installation tools and equipment. The organisation is dedicated to providing well designed, easy to use, quality products that are tailored to the end users requirements. SDS Group has worked with Dart Systems for a number of years, both committed to providing quality products.
EBINGER detection technology has been successfully used worldwide for almost 50 years now. It covers the very broadest range of applications including: Explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) and battle area clearance, Humanitarian mine action, Forensic police work, Law enforcement and security applications, in particular for security checkpoints at airports, public buildings, and large-scale public events, Industry, civil engineering, forestry and timber industry, Geosciences and archaeology.
'Search and locate' is the Ebinger motto, task and goal whereby human beings, their safety and the environment always take centre stage in their research and development work.