RS Components

Address:
PO BOX 99
Corby
Northants

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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3D printer accelerates prototyping process

3D printer accelerates prototyping process
The latest version of the MakerBot 3D printer – the MakerBot Method is now being shipped by distributor RS Components. It has been designed to bridge the gap between industrial and desktop 3D printing.
23rd July 2019

Desktop 3D printer boasts three fabrication methods

Desktop 3D printer boasts three fabrication methods
A desktop multi-tool 3D printer offering three different fabrication methods: an FFF (fused filament fabrication) 3D printer; a CNC router; and a laser cutter and engraver is in stock at RS Components. The ZMorph VX offers professional print quality, reliability and a choice of dozens of fabrication materials to engineers, designers, artists and educators undertaking one-off projects, prototyping or mass production.
22nd January 2019

Soldering station offers combined maximum power output of 200W

Soldering station offers combined maximum power output of 200W
The RS Pro dual-channel smart soldering station for use by a wide range of engineering professionals has been unveiled by RS Components (RS). Now shipping at a competitive price of £599.95, it is the first product in the RS Pro range to offer a high-end, two-channel specification.
13th December 2018


3D printer creates prototypes and end use components

3D printer creates prototypes and end use components
The latest 3D printer from Ultimaker is available from RS Components. The Ultimaker S5 targets the professional end of the market across a number of applications and meets engineering requirements from the creation of prototypes to full end-use industrial-grade components and parts.
7th June 2018

Open-source 3D printer is easily customised

Open-source 3D printer is easily customised
A 3D printer which targets a wide range of users in manufacturing and many other commercial and business applications has been launched by RS Components. The RS Pro iTX additive-manufacturing machine, is also suitable for educational purposes and at home for anyone who wants to design and build things quickly and at low cost.
8th May 2018

Thermal-imaging system sharpens images

Thermal-imaging system sharpens images
The newly launched FLIR ONE Pro thermal-imaging system for mobile devices is in stock at RS Components. With increased sensor resolution of 160x120, innovative VividIR processing for greater image sharpness, and new features added to the user-interface app, this third generation of the FLIR ONE family delivers even better value for professional and DIY users.
16th November 2017

Thermal protection material comes in easy-to-use format

Thermal protection material comes in easy-to-use format
A range of soft-PGS (Pyrolytic Graphite Sheet) thermal interface material from Panasonic is now available at RS Components. The material provides excellent thermal protection in an easy-to-use format that makes it ideal for delivering thermal management and heatsinking in applications where space is limited.
3rd August 2017

3D printers accelerate product development time

3D printers accelerate product development time
The portfolio of high-quality 3D printers at RS Components has been extended with the addition of two new high-reliability printers from Zortrax which target a wide range of professional users. The printers provide design engineers with the ability to produce detailed, accurate and cost-effective rapid prototyping of their designs, enabling a shorter development process and quicker time to market.
17th May 2017

Soldering station added to rework tool range

Soldering station added to rework tool range
A series of new workbench equipment, including a soldering station, a pair of rework stations and a fume extractor has extended the RS Pro range of rework tools. These devices target repair work in production facilities, as well as in service environments or for engineers and technicians working in laboratories.
10th May 2017

Distributor extends design and test products selection

Distributor extends design and test products selection
The Electronics Workbench web page has been updated by RS Components. The page – which serves engineers designing circuit boards, working in PCB manufacturing, or carrying out electronics test and measurement – features relevant DesignSpark articles and discussions, best-practice advice from industry leaders and the very latest products, equipment and innovations.
15th November 2016

Conductive grease inhibits corrosion

A range of protective coatings from MG Chemicals that are designed specifically for electronics prototyping and production has been introduced by RS Components. This initial introduction includes some of the electronics industry’s most popular conductive epoxies, conformal coatings and conductive greases, as well as potting and encapsulating epoxies.
26th June 2016

Filtration unit clears solder fumes

Filtration unit clears solder fumes
The Zero-Smog EL filtration unit from Weller provides protection for engineers working in soldering environments and is especially suitable for small soldering applications on an electronics design workbench. This latest addition to the range of Zero-Smog filtration units and filters is an ideal tool for safe soldering, as well as enabling power and cost savings, and high operational flexibility.  
19th June 2016

3D printing helps you get ready for summer

 3D printing helps you get ready for summer
  With the summer months and (hopefully) sizzling temperatures just around the corner, we’ll soon be reaching for the sun tan lotion and sunglasses, heading off to the beach and firing up the barbecue.
25th May 2016

Soldering stations help to prolong tip life

Soldering stations help to prolong tip life
Two new RS Pro soldering stations announced by RS Components enhance efficiency, ease of use and flexibility. The 60W and 80W soldering stations have smart features that help to save energy, enhance ease of use and prolong tip life. These include automatic recognition of working/non-working status, as well as smart time setting between 1 minute and 120 minutes before entering standby or shutdown mode.
11th February 2016

Solder unit enables right first time connections

Solder unit enables right first time connections
The Weller Automatic Solder Wire System, which delivers single-handed and high-precision manual soldering ability to engineers, enables right-first-time soldering connections that help reduce reworking costs. It is in stock at RS Components. The unit features an automatic solder wire feeder integrated into the soldering iron itself.
22nd January 2016

Bundle makes 3D printing affordable

RS Components is offering a special bundle that combines 3D modelling software and printing hardware to provide advanced and affordable 3D design and prototyping capabilities. RS is offering a 40% reduction in price of the RS IdeaWerk 3D printer  when purchased with DesignSpark Exchange and DesignSpark Drawing.
5th December 2015

3D price offer combines hardware and design

3D price offer combines hardware and design
A special bundle that combines advanced 3D modelling software and 3D printing hardware, and which provides advanced and highly affordable 3D design and prototyping capabilities is on offer at RS Components. RS is offering a 40% reduction in price of the RS IdeaWerk 3D printer when purchased with DesignSpark Exchange and DesignSpark Drawing – which are add-on software modules that extend the capabilities of DesignSpark Mechanical, the advanced free-for-download 3D modelling software developed by RS and SpaceClaim.
3rd December 2015

3D printer enables rapid prototyping

3D printer enables rapid prototyping
The first 3D printer from CEL is available at RS Components. The Robox offers professional-quality specifications and exceptional print speed with future-proofing adaptability. It is suitable for a wide range of users including electronics, mechanical, and product engineers involved in creating designs and needing rapid prototyping capabilities, or those in the education field as well as domestic users.
10th November 2015

Sticking around: Adhesive gets 50th birthday celebration

Sticking around: Adhesive gets 50th birthday celebration
The classic 3M Scotch-Weld 77 multi-purpose spray adhesive, which offers quick and secure bonding for a variety of applications, is being made available across major European markets including the UK by RS Components.  Fifty years ago, 3M devised an innovative formula that led to the ground-breaking creation of a specialised form of glue that could be dispensed straight from a can for the very first time.
7th October 2015

3D printer extends filaments range

3D printer extends filaments range
An advanced model of its IdeaWerk Pro 3D printer has been launched by RS Components. The printer, which is priced at £590, is capable of handling multiple types of filaments, including Flexible, PLA, ABS, PA/NYLON, PC, HIPS and PVA. The RS IdeaWerk Pro has many features in common with the RS IdeaWerk FDM 3D printer, which is selling at a reduced price of £490.
11th August 2015


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