RS Components

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PO BOX 99
Corby
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NN17 9RS
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 1865 207546

Web: http://rswww.com

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 550,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping more than 46,000 parcels on the same day the orders are received. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronics, automation and control, test and measurement, electrical and mechanical components.


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RS relaunches local branches in Aberdeen and Pontypridd

 RS relaunches local branches in Aberdeen and Pontypridd
RS Components (RS) has relaunched two of its RS Local branches in Aberdeen and Pontypridd. Both innovation centres have a product and service offer to support engineers locally across the design, build and maintain phases of the product life cycle.
11th December 2018

White paper investigates MRO purchasing state of play

White paper investigates MRO purchasing state of play
A White Paper report offers insight and analysis into the state of play for current and future MRO procurement globally. The survey, conducted among 851 procurement professionals - all members of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply - covers the opportunities and pressures procurement professionals face around key areas including innovation, inventory management and supplier knowledge.
30th November 2018

3D CAD modelling tool offers new functionality

3D CAD modelling tool offers new functionality
A new version of DesignSpark Mechanical, a free-for-download 3D CAD modelling tool has been unveiled by RS Components on the opening day of electronica 2018 in Munich. Now available in Version 4.0 – the first update of the tool for three years – offers new functionality and a more intelligent design engine, as well as delivering faster overall performance.
13th November 2018


Energy-saving LED lighting range is low maintenance

Energy-saving LED lighting range is low maintenance
A comprehensive range of RS Pro LED lighting products has been introduced by RS Components. They can be used in a range of energy-saving and low-maintenance lighting applications including torches and inspection lights, high-bay lighting, ceiling panels, battens and floodlights.
1st November 2018

Transformers offer options for electrical engineers

Transformers offer options for electrical engineers
A range of RS Pro current transformers, which includes more than 100 devices is available from RS Components with highly competitive pricing. These new components target a very wide range of applications including process control, motor control, utility power monitoring, control panels, and in switchgear used in generators and electrical power distribution systems as well as in energy- and building-management systems.
24th October 2018

PLC features dual-core 800MHz ARM Cortex processor

PLC features dual-core 800MHz ARM Cortex processor
The first programmable logic controller (PLC) to be based upon Phoenix Contact’s PLCnext Technology open control platform has been introduced by RS Components. Aimed at distributed modular control applications in industrial automation and machine building research, the new PLCnext Control system combines the robustness and security of a classic PLC with the openness and flexibility of IIoT (industrial internet of things) smart devices.
7th October 2018

Desktop vacuum former offers 3D alternative

Desktop vacuum former offers 3D alternative
An innovative, easy-to-use desktop vacuum former from London-based start-up Mayku is on sale at RS Components. The Mayku FormBox works with any domestic vacuum cleaner to make moulds and other objects in minutes, with no software or digital model manipulation required.
23rd September 2018

Heavy-duty connectors meet all industry standards

Heavy-duty connectors meet all industry standards
Screw terminals, cage-clamp terminals and housings are among a range of heavy-duty connectors released by RS Pro. The components offer excellent value for customers and are designed for the industrial environment, especially in sound and lighting applications and in the robotics and machinery sectors.
13th September 2018

Pneumatic components range pumped up at RS Pro

Pneumatic components range pumped up at RS Pro
A major expansion of its portfolio of pneumatic components has been announced by RS Components with the launch of a full range of competitively priced RS Pro devices. RS has offered a wide range of RS Pro tubing and hose products for many years, but this launch represents a significant pneumatic portfolio extension.
11th September 2018

Videoscopes enable images to be taken in difficult locations

Videoscopes enable images to be taken in difficult locations
Two rugged diagnostic videoscopes from Fluke that target maintenance engineers and other professionals are in stock at distributor RS Components. They enable equipment inspections and diagnose problems in a wide variety of industrial applications. The new rugged Fluke DS701 and DS703 FC videoscopes offer high resolutions of 800 x 600 and 1200 x 720, respectively.
9th September 2018

Imaging cameras diagnose electrical system problems

Imaging cameras diagnose electrical system problems
The Fluke Professional series of infrared thermal imaging cameras are available at RS Components. They provide crisp and highly detailed images that help maintenance engineers and technicians to locate hot spots and diagnose potential problems in electrical systems.
17th August 2018

Plug-and-play IIoT development kit offers IP54 protection

Plug-and-play IIoT development kit offers IP54 protection
An IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) development kit for the HARTING MICA (Modular Industry Computing Architecture) edge computer has been introduced by RS Components. The IIoT kit is a simple plug-and-play system that enables fast digital condition monitoring of multiple sensor inputs from machinery.
7th August 2018

Circuit breakers deliver protection capabilities up to 55kW and 115A

Circuit breakers deliver protection capabilities up to 55kW and 115A
The TeSys GV4 range of motor circuit breakers from Schneider is in stock at RS Components. Offering a full set of advanced features and functions, the highly compact TeSys GV4 product line combines digital intelligence with robust and reliable protection for motor applications.
31st July 2018

18th Wiring regulations edition highlights important changes

18th Wiring regulations edition highlights important changes
The 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations – Requirements for Electrical Installations – co-published by the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) and BSI (British Standards Institution) is available from RS Components.
9th July 2018

Innovation truck at King’s Cross to support Year of Engineering

Innovation truck at King’s Cross to support Year of Engineering
RS Components has taken its 35-tonne innovation truck, Titan II, to King’s Cross in London in support of the government’s Year of Engineering (YoE) campaign. Over 500 students, as well as local businesses, engaged in fascinating activities in and around the truck, helping to celebrate the world of engineering and inspire young people to enter the profession.
6th July 2018

Distributor and supplier team up to aid pushbutton migration

Distributor and supplier team up to aid pushbutton migration
A collaboration between RS Components and Siemens will help customers with the phase out of the manufacturer’s SIRIUS 3SB3 22mm pushbutton range and the migration to Siemens’ SIRIUS ACT range of devices. In October 2017, Siemens announced the beginning of a gradual phase-out period – lasting two years – of its 22mm SIRIUS 3SB3 command and signalling devices, providing customers with enough time to migrate to the newer range of ACT pushbutton devices.
12th June 2018

Data loggers head T&M portfolio expansion

Data loggers head T&M portfolio expansion
RS Components (RS) has expanded its RS Pro test and measurement portfolio with a multitude of new equipment. The launch includes Wi-Fi cloud-connected data loggers, a multifunction installation tester, a rugged multimeter, gas leak detectors, moisture meters, pressure meters and particle counters.
5th June 2018

Switches enhance safety in harsh environments

Switches enhance safety in harsh environments
Two series of switches that target maintenance engineers and machine and panel builders and deliver intuitive machine safety control in a wide variety of industrial applications are available at RS Components. The Series 61 compact emergency-stop switches (E-Stop) and the Series 45 industrial switches have been developed by EAO.
1st May 2018

Handheld cameras zero in on hot spots

Handheld cameras zero in on hot spots
A series of thermal imaging and test and measurement products from FLIR are in stock at RS Components. Primarily targeting electricians, electrical engineers and technicians, and those involved in maintenance applications, the selection of products includes an advanced thermal imaging camera along with a wide selection of new handheld multifunction tools.
25th April 2018

Hearing-protection products met new EU directive

Hearing-protection products met new EU directive
To help businesses comply with the new regulation on PPE, RS Components says it is ready to support customers with a range of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), specifically hearing-protection products. PPE is equipment that has been designed and manufactured to be worn or held by a person for protection against one or more risks to that person’s health or safety.
23rd April 2018


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