RS Components

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Phone: +44 (0) 1865 207546

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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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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

Non-contact sensor boasts 125ms response time

Non-contact sensor boasts 125ms response time
A low-cost, high-performance infrared temperature sensor from RS Components (RS) is a non-contact thermometer that is designed to measure temperature from a distance. The RS Pro sensor measures just 31mm diameter by 30mm high – and side-entry cable, makes it ideal for mounting in areas were space is limited.
11th April 2018

Power distribution units easily installed at low cost

Easily upgradeable power distribution units (PDUs) have been added to the RS Components’ RS Pro range. They give flexibility to retrofit power metering or networked power monitoring cost effectively and with minimal disruption. The PDUs offer versatile configurations, presenting an elegant solution for various types of racks.
5th April 2018

Flush-mounted pushbuttons boast improved mechanical endurance

Flush-mounted pushbuttons boast improved mechanical endurance
More than 150 new lines of flush-mount pushbuttons from Schneider Electric’s Harmony XB5F range are available at RS Components. Designed for control panels and targeting panel builders, machine builders and maintenance engineers, the plastic range features a modernised design with no compromise on performance.
14th March 2018

Light curtains enhance on-site safety

Light curtains enhance on-site safety
The Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L POC safety light curtain system from Rockwell Automation is on sale at RS Components. Targeting machine builders, maintenance engineers and facilities managers responsible for on-site safety in production and processing areas, the new series of light curtains offers a flexible and cost-effective solution that enhances safety while improving productivity through innovative and patented transceiver technology.
22nd February 2018

Probes, multimeter head T&M cornucopia

Probes, multimeter head T&M cornucopia
A bonanza of 100 test and measurement products have been launched by RS Components under its RS Pro label. The new introductions include products from three key equipment ranges: oscilloscope probes and thermal imaging cameras, both of which are new product areas for RS Pro, as well as a new digital multimeter.
13th February 2018

RS, IDEC extend distribution deal to EMEA

RS, IDEC extend distribution deal to EMEA
RS Components (RS) has signed a distribution agreement covering the EMEA region with IDEC EMEA, a manufacturer of industrial automation and control products. The deal builds upon a longstanding and successful relationship between APEM and RS, following the acquisition of the APEM group by IDEC EMEA in March 2017.
31st January 2018

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


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