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    Helping you build better, every day

    Creating and building machinery means specifying and buying hundreds of parts, as well as keeping on schedule and managing costs.

    Find everything you need from one place with our wide range of products from leading brands, covering electrical, automation, mechanical and fluid power with new ranges being added continually. Save time and get help to find products from our technical support team, as well as online access to datasheets and 3D models. With clear online pricing and a range of delivery options available, we’ll make sure that you get the right product at the right time.

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    Digital Product Guide

    Digital Product Guide

    Find popular and new product range highlights, ideal for machine building applications.

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    Machine Building product range explorer

    Machine Build Range Explorer

    Our interactive infographic helps you to navigate our extensive range of machine build products and brands.

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    Single Pair Ethernet

    Understand the benefits of single-pair Ethernet and how it could shape the future of automation connectivity.

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    Key Technologies for Machine Builders

    Logic Control & PLCs

    Logic Control & PLCs

    These are fundamental to your machine build and whether you're looking for entry level logic controllers or complex PLCs we have a solution for you.

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    Motors & Motion Control

    Motors & Motion Control

    Discover everything from AC & DC motors and inverter drives to precision servo control, electric actuators and robotics kits.

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    Power Transmission

    Power Transmission

    Whatever machine you're building, we can support with cylinders, hoses, gauges, bearings, belts, gears or pulleys from the leading brands.

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    Cable & Cable Accessories

    Cable & Cable Accessories

    All the essentials including wire, power, control and data cables, plus accessories to mark, protect and route cabling as required.

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    Process Automation & Sensing

    Process Automation & Sensing

    Logic and process control, datacoms and sensing are core to industrial automation and form the heart of many machine control builds.

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    Machine Safety & Warning

    Machine Safety & Warning

    Whether you use a preferred brand or a best in class approach to build the desired safety system, our extensive range can make life easier.

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    Connectors

    Connectors

    Power, signalling and data connectors for board, panel and machine level applications, from the brands you can rely on.

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    Enclosures, Fans & Thermal

    Enclosures, Fans & Thermal

    Extensive range of enclosures for a wide number of applications, plus the necessary hardare to maintain the right temperature inside.

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    Test & Measurement

    Test & Measurement

    All you need from the brands you trust, to address your requirements for proving designs, machine build, test and commissioning.

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    Tools & Storage

    Tools & Storage

    From VDE screwdrivers to torque wrenches, we have a vast range of tools and storage options from leading brands to suit all your needs.

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    Mechanical Components

    Mechanical Components

    Whatever you're building, we can supply you with the raw materials and mechanical components along with the fixings to put it all together.

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    Power, Control & Protection

    Power, Control & Protection

    Find all the parts you need in one place, take a look at our power supplies, control gear and circuit protection hardware from the brands you trust.

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    Leading brands for Machine & Panel Builders

    Services to optimise your build process

    Product Support

    Product Support

    Access product support through our technical specialists, online resources, by phone or through your RS Local branch.

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    DesignSpark Electrical Software

    Free DesignSpark Electrical

    Software offering a powerful and comprehensive range of professional CAD capabilities. Complete designs in a fraction of the time.

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    Your order delivered your way

    Your order delivered your way

    You need solutions that respond to demands, reduce waste and streamline processes. From bespoke kits and eco tote deliveries, we can help.

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    RS PurchasingManager™

    RS PurchasingManager™

    Our easy to use platform provides 24/7 access to 500,000+ products whilst giving you confidence that spend is under control.

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