Supporting engineers for 80 years

At RS, we’ve been supporting the imagination of engineers for 80 years, bringing innovative products that inspire new solutions to tomorrow’s challenges. As a distributor, we have strived to be innovative, adapting to change, both in terms of the products we supply and the way in which these are presented and delivered.

RS has a fascinating heritage dating back to 1937 in the UK. Initially RadioSpares, RS moved into electronic components in 1954, and today has operating companies in 30 countries across Europe, North America and Asia. The business is a familiar name in many markets, as the place where engineers can buy virtually anything they need, with no minimum order and next day delivery.

Compelling reasons to choose Emerson as your partner for hazardous area solenoid valves

With one of the process industry’s widest range of ATEX and IECEx approved solenoid valves, extensive expertise in hazardous area applications and an unrivalled capability in international functional safety standards, Emerson is a perfect partner for engineers developing process control solutions for liquid or gas processing systems in challenging environments.

A subsidiary of PHOENIX MECANO LTD, RK ROSE+KRIEGER

A subsidiary of PHOENIX MECANO LTD, RK ROSE+KRIEGER are worldwide leaders in the manufacture and development of mechanical components and system solutions for automation and machine building.

Efficiently manage your data

Actify Centro is a fresh and completely new approach to traditional PDM & PLM offerings.  Connect the enterprise and make information viewable and available in one location.  Overcome the information discovery challenge and gain quick access to crucial information.

Sandvik sponsors and brings ‘next generation’ materials to Stainless Steel World

Stainless Steel World (SSW) Conference & Exhibition 2017

MECC, Maastricht, The Netherlands, November 28-30

Sandvik stand No. 36, North Hall (N. 165)

Sandvik is among the sponsors of the upcoming Stainless Steel World (SSW) Conference & Exhibition 2017 in Maastricht, The Netherlands (November 28-30), one of the world’s most important events relating to the manufacture and use of corrosion resistant stainless steels and other corrosion resistant alloys.

Sudden rush on Witches Hat Filters, is it the season? Custom Manufactured Witches Hat Filters

Commonly used across many different industries, Croft’s Witches Hat Filters are able to deal with the most frightening of filtration problems!  Filtering down to as little as 1 micron, Croft’s Witches Hat Filters can be manufactured from either a custom-punched perforated plate lined with a mesh, or a series of wire mesh layers, each design lending itself to different application requirements.

Engineering the Internet of Things

Power up the NanoULTRA Universal Remote Telemetry unit, connecting by RS232 or RS485 for Modbus, I2C, SPI  and using the analogue and digital I/O’s, the on board SD card, GPS [option], and if necessary the separate battery pack and IP68 enclosure. The NanoULTRA connects securely and seamlessly via GSM with the Smarthub and offers real time monitoring against high and low thresholds on every parameter.

Go for Zero: The Guidebook for managing safety risks

Every workplace accident generates cost, and potentially includes a severe human toll that impacts morale and productivity. Managing safety risks to prevent workplace accidents from happening is both a humane and an economically sound strategy to protect or even improve company profitability.

THE ULTRASONIC THICKNESS GAUGE THAT MEASURES UP

Designed for the Engineer who needs to take quick, accurate thickness measurements, the ‘Cygnus 4+’ is a highly reliable, extremely rugged and simple to use ultrasonic thickness gauge.

Supporting engineers for 80 years

At RS, we’ve been supporting the imagination of engineers for 80 years, bringing innovative products that inspire new solutions to tomorrow’s challenges. As a distributor, we have strived to be innovative, adapting to change, both in terms of the products we supply and the way in which these are presented and delivered.

Computer Aided Engineering meets rupture discs

REMBE is continually expanding its portfolio of products and services. The latest addition to its consulting and engineering services is currently REMBE CAE. Until recently any customers who needed strength certificates, tightness analyses or temperature profiles, had to get these separately from engineering firms. This is now no longer necessary.

Plug & play gas detection

West Herts College approached International Gas Detectors (IGD) with a need to track flammable gas leaks in their craft room – a relatively simple requirement on paper. As it turned out, the challenge was the costs and not the technical aspect. Just like many other educational and similar clients, West Herts had the budget for the installation or the equipment, but not both. Fortunately, IGD had an innovative solution for West Herts College.

Lamonde Automation

September 2017 marks a milestone for Lamonde Automation Ltd. Founder, Mike Donoghue started Lamonde in 1982 as Coutech Associates, a Texas Instruments PLC distributor and peripheral manufacturer. Throughout the 80’s Lamonde developed products to compliment the Texas Instruments PLC range until the acquisition of the TI PLC business by Siemens.

Commander ID 300, the new Leroy-Somer integrated drive

Leroy-Somer has announced the launch of Commander ID300, a new integrated drive for the control of IMfinity® induction motors. This decentralized system brings together performance and reliability, offering customized solutions for process, manufacturing and intralogistics applications.

CorDEX Launches Brand New TOUGHPIX DIGITHERM Camera Series

CorDEX Instruments have announced the release of the brand new TOUGHPIX DIGITHERM camera series, comprising of a world’s first – an intrinsically safe thermal and digital camera, and a non-intrinsically safe version. Offering ground-breaking affordability in exchange for an impressive array of features, the TOUGHPIX DIGITHERM series sets a new industry standard for delivering a compact and lightweight yet rugged thermal imaging device. The new cameras allow users to quickly detect issues, conduct accurate measurements and document findings for remedial action.

Biomass | The Importance of Correct Industrial Fan Selection

As the demand for an efficient form of renewable energy increases due to the ever decreasing volume of fossil fuels available, Biomass is now in the spotlight. Axair Fans Marketing Manager Jayne Dytiche explains the importance of industrial fan selection.

Micronics Application Note – General Waters: Manufacturer and supplier of water treatment plants depend on Micronics flowmeters

A leading manufacturer and supplier of water treatment plants has used several Micronics flowmeters over the last 10 years. Caerphilly-based General Waters Ltd, have been involved in the design, installation and operation of some of the largest water filtration plants in Europe and used a U1000 on a D11 water system on a semi-conductor site in South Wales in August last year when the client, Infineon found that their existing paddle wheel flowmeter had failed.

Support Sustainability & Industry4 with Pirana CMMS, the Complete Maintenance Software Solution,….. and it’s affordable!

CMMS reports and KPIs provide a measure, and a record of the continuous improvement programme. A KPI module will provide sophisticated measures such as Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) and PPM to Corrective Ratio; but the simple KPIs may be just as informative. Is the weekly total of work orders trending up or down? How about downtime on critical assets? Or the value of parts issued from stores?

New Infographic helps packaging engineers understand the advantages of bentonite clay based desiccants

Packaging engineers responsible for ensuring the quality and shelf life of packaged products from the damaging effects of moisture have several choices when it comes to desiccants.  Clariant’s new Infographic helps engineers understand the advantages of using a natural mineral such as bentonite clay based desiccants for their packaging applications.

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