RS Components

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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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Titan II innovation truck drives into BETT 2018

BETT 2018 will host RS Components’ innovation truck Titan II. The show celebrates, inspires and explores the role of technology and innovation in the future of education. RS will be joined by several leading partners at the show, including Richard Browning, founder of the human propulsion technology start-up Gravity.
19th January 2018

Ethernet connector responds to IoT challenges

Ethernet connector responds to IoT challenges
Availability of the ix Industrial range from Hirose has been announced by RS Components. The range sets a higher standard for Ethernet interfaces and responds to future challenges posed by Industry 4.0 and the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things).
16th January 2018

Industrial converter migration gets distributor support

Industrial converter migration gets distributor support
Customers looking to migrate to the latest generation of the Siemens SINAMICS drive products from the proven MICROMASTER line of converters for motors and drives are being offered support by RS Components. Siemens has developed a new generation of converters to replace the MICROMASTER family, which has reached its limits of functionality and performance and is due to be discontinued in late 2018.
10th January 2018


HMI devices deliver IIoT network topology

HMI devices deliver IIoT network topology
A range of industrial automation devices from Pro-face has been added to RS Components’ (RS),portfolio of HMI (Human Machine Interface) products, including 10 touch-displays from the GP4100 series and two touch-PLCs from the LT4000M series. The Pro-face Connect system delivers an Industry 4.0 IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) network topology that enables remote access to factories and machinery.  
5th January 2018

Resistors to the fore in global distribution pact

Resistors to the fore in global distribution pact
RS Components (RS) has signed a global distribution agreement with Cressall, a UK-based maker of resistive products. The range includes a wide selection of resistors for applications such as dynamic braking and motor control, as well as a range of portable load bank products.
19th December 2017

RFID-tag readers deliver enhanced access-control security

RFID-tag readers deliver enhanced access-control security
OsiSense XG smart RFID-tag antennas from Telemecanique Sensors are in stock at RS Components. The devices target access-control use in industrial machine-control-panel applications, as well as deployment in production workshops or traceability applications.
14th December 2017

WiFi data logger aids air quality monitoring

WiFi data logger aids air quality monitoring
The testo 160 IAQ Wi-Fi data logger which has been designed to monitor indoor air quality (IAQ) and comes with a display and integrated sensors for temperature, humidity, CO2 and atmospheric pressure is available at RS Components. The quality of indoor air has a major influence on people's health and productivity – for example, high carbon dioxide (CO2) levels can lead to fatigue and a lack of concentration.
12th December 2017

RS Local takes off at Heathrow

RS Local takes off at Heathrow
RS Components has relocated its RS Local Heathrow branch from the existing site on the Fairway Trading Estate in Middlesex, London, to a new unit a short distance away at Trade City on the Hayes Road. The opening marks the second branch transformation RS has executed this year, as part of the investment in its branch network offer, having already relocated the Bow branch to Bermondsey in May this year.
11th December 2017

Industrial panel meter ushers in E-Ink displays

Industrial panel meter ushers in E-Ink displays
What is claimed to be the first ever industrial panel meter to use E-Ink display technology is available at RS Components. The PanelPilot SGD 21-B from Lascar Electronics, a leading maker of display panels for industrial applications, is a low-cost and ultra-low-power single-channel voltmeter with a sleek monochrome E-Ink display.
11th December 2017

Inspection kits handle hazardous conditions

Inspection kits handle hazardous conditions
Several video inspection cameras and kits from Laserliner are now in stock at RS Components (RS). RS has exclusive distribution availability of the complete kits, which deliver visual inspection and diagnostic capability to maintenance engineers and technicians working in potentially dangerous environments or in areas that are difficult to reach.
9th November 2017

Software tool embeds safety in equipment design

Software tool embeds safety in equipment design
DesignSpark Safety, the latest tool in the fast-expanding DesignSpark portfolio of free-for-download software has been introduced by RS Components. Supported by Schmersal and 3M, suppliers of safety products for industry the tool is available globally, and accessible via the DesignSpark.com community website.
30th October 2017

DesignSpark and TraceParts launch ‘Guess & Win’ Competition

DesignSpark and TraceParts launch ‘Guess & Win’ Competition
  DesignSpark, the engineering community of RS Components, and TraceParts, provider of 3D digital content, are launching a joint competition from 1-30th November 2017. All you have to do is guess the Mystery Prize for a chance to win.
30th October 2017

Simple but powerful projects inspire young engineers

Simple but powerful projects inspire young engineers
Through sponsorship of designers across the globe, RS Components aims to inspire the next generation of engineers and designers, using simple ideas to illustrate wide-reaching capabilities. To inspire R&D engineers, students and young engineers about the great things that can be done with individual components and technologies available from RS, the company is sponsoring designers across the globe with some interesting and very cool projects.
27th October 2017

Talking to escape contestant from Channel 4 engineering show

Talking to escape contestant from Channel 4 engineering show
Bright young engineer, Neera Kukadia, who appeared on last night’s episode of Escape – the new Channel 4 reality TV programme that brings together a small group of highly skilled engineers and drops them in some of the harshest natural environments across the globe, has been interviewed by RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents, the global distributor for engineers.
25th October 2017

Ball bearings target power transmission applications

Ball bearings target power transmission applications
A significant expansion of its portfolio for power transmission applications has been announced by RS Components (RS) with components from two leading companies – Schaeffler and Timken. The products now available from RS include ball bearings, roller bearings, sprockets, belts, pulleys, and many other parts necessary to build up or maintain different kinds of motion-control applications.
17th October 2017

Design challenges top the agenda at EDS 2017

Insights on the challenges holding back next-generation applications and the solutions aiming to address them will be shared by RS Components (RS) at the Engineering Design Show (EDS) at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry (18-19 October).  Technical Marketing Manager Simon Duggleby, Electronics Product Manager Simon Lummis and Head Technology Evangelist Pete Wood will be on hand to discuss physical technology, security and the need to educate engineers.
16th October 2017

Electrical testers deliver safer measurements

Electrical testers deliver safer measurements
Electrical testers and an electrical proving unit from Fluke have been added to the test and measurement equipment portfolio at RS Components (RS). These devices especially target use by electrical safety and installation engineers, as well as commercial electrical technicians working in areas such as automation and electrical maintenance.
10th October 2017

Users offered support for industrial control migration

Users offered support for industrial control migration
Customers looking to migrate to the latest generation of the Siemens SIRIUS line of industrial control products are being offered support by RS Components. The modular system offers a comprehensive range of control panel products with numerous combinations to cover every possible application.
6th October 2017

Tool kits support variety of requirements

Tool kits support variety of requirements
A comprehensive series of RS Pro toolkits has been introduced by RS Components to support a wide range of requirements in markets and applications, such as maintenance, machine safety, transportation and utilities, as well as robotics, motion control and industrial IoT projects. The new RS Pro toolkit series includes kits and sets for general electronics applications and kits for maintenance engineers, technicians, mechanics and electricians.
28th September 2017

IoT design competition issues leak detector challenge

IoT design competition issues leak detector challenge
An IoT design competition — the ‘LeakKiller Challenge’ has been launched by RS Components and Legal & General. They have issued an open call to the world’s engineering and maker community to develop a prototype of a low-cost, open source IoT leakage detection and warning system. There is a £15,000 prize for the best design.
6th September 2017


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