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RS Components Ltd

Birchington Road
Corby
Northants
NN17 9RS
United Kingdom

Telephone : 08457 201 201
Fax : 01536 405678
Email : general@rswww.com
Web : www.rswww.com


Editorial archive;

Robust, space-saving drive designed for maintenance-free long-term operation 23/02/2020
RS Components has introduced the Q2V series of compact inverter AC drives from Omron. Typical market sectors expected to benefit from its use include food and beverage and packaging, along with many industrial motor-control applications in general. Full Story...

PLC starter kits for machine and motion control systems 13/01/2020
RS Components (RS) has introduced two PLC starter packs from Allen-Bradley, part of the Rockwell Automation group. Full Story...

RS Components expands Festo factory automation product range 19/11/2019
RS Components (RS) has expanded its range of products from factory automation manufacturer Festo to include over 17,000 individual items. Full Story...

Compact sensor with integrated measurement display and parameter controls 30/09/2019
RS Components (RS) has introduced the RS PRO infrared temperature sensor, a low-cost non-contact voltage-output temperature sensor designed for factory maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) in smart manufacturing environments. Full Story...

Flush-mounting control and signalling units 16/09/2019
RS Components has added the Schneider Electric Harmony XB4F series of flush mounting pushbuttons, selector switches and pilot lights to its product portfolio. Full Story...

DMM identifies thermal overloads from a distance 12/08/2019
RS Components has introduced the first digital multimeter (DMM) in its RS PRO product range to feature a built-in thermal imager. Full Story...

RS Components wins distribution award from Omron 04/08/2019
RS Components (RS) has gained the accolade of the ‘Best High Service Distributor’ from Omron Electronic Components Europe. Full Story...

Raspberry Pi-based communication modules 22/03/2019
RS Components has introduced KUNBUS to its supplier portfolio, a developer of intelligent communications modules, including fieldbus- and industrial Ethernet-based devices for a range of automation markets. Full Story...

RS Components introduces industrial frequency converters from Rexroth 25/02/2019
RS Components has introduced a frequency converter from Rexroth that is said to deliver potential energy savings of up to 80% across industrial and automation applications. Full Story...

Electrocomponents acquires Monition 04/02/2019
Electrocomponents has completed the acquisition of Monition, a UK-based pioneer in the design, development and application of leading reliability and condition-monitoring systems. Full Story...

Multifunction motor-drive analysers 22/01/2019
RS Components (RS) has introduced two motor-drive analysers from Fluke that help safely locate and troubleshoot typical problems on inverter type motor-drive systems. Full Story...

Robot-based learning tool for students 19/11/2018
RS Components (RS) has introduced Sphero’s SPRK+, which is designed to provide students with hands-on computer programming education. Sphero was created to teach and engage students through play. Full Story...

RS Components signs distribution agreement with Control Techniques 07/10/2018
RS Components (RS) has signed a global distribution agreement with Nidec Corporation for the Control Techniques brand products, which target maintenance professionals and machine builders. Full Story...

Newest version of HARTING PushPull connectors stocked by RS Components 27/07/2018
RS Components is now stocking HARTING PushPull V4 series of connectors, which target a wide range of industrial applications. Full Story...

Thermal imaging and test and measurement products for maintenance applications 23/07/2018
RS Components (RS) now has available a new series of thermal imaging and test and measurement products from FLIR. Full Story...

Expanded range of IO-Link enabled devices 15/10/2017
RS Components (RS) has expanded its range of IO-Link compatible hardware and ancillaries. Full Story...

RS Components supports migration to next generation of Siemens industrial control products 07/10/2017
RS Components (RS) has announced that it can provide support for customers looking to migrate to the latest generation of the Siemens SIRIUS line of industrial control products. Full Story...

RS Components extends pneumatics offer through agreement with Festo 27/06/2016
Distributor, RS Components is set to integrate Festo pneumatics products into its range to provide industrial customers with a wider choice of brands from the distributor. RS is now a key part of Festo's distribution strategy across Europe. Full Story...

Ethernet safety laser scanners 26/05/2015
RS Components (RS) has added Ethernet-compliant laser scanners to its portfolio, which are said to dramatically simplify management of safety zones on factory floors. Full Story...

Industrial interconnections portfolio boosted with Ex connectors 24/03/2015
RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents has extended its range of interconnection solutions serving industries such as mining, chemicals, process automation, and oil and gas, with the addition of HARTING Han Ex connectors for use in potentially explosive environments. Full Story...

PLC starter kit fast tracks design 24/02/2015
A starter kit, available exclusively from RS Components, is designed to ease entry to the Schneider Electric product range. Full Story...

RS launches purchasing hub 30/07/2009
RS Components is targeting purchasers with a new online hub to offer advice, pricing information, market news, best practice and money saving tips. The supplier of electronic, electrical, electromechanical and industrial components hopes the new area will save purchasing managers time and money. Full Story...

RS grabs distribution rights for new Phoenix products 12/05/2009
RS Components says it has scooped first rights to market new Phoenix Contact products launched at Hannover. The PSR-Trisafe, Contractron and power supplies from Phoenix are now available from RS throughout Europe. Full Story...

MP to speak at industry awards 06/08/2008
Ian Pearson MP will be the keynote speaker at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) award ceremony. On November 3, 2008 the institution will celebrate products, technologies and processes at its Innovation Awards in London, UK. Full Story...