Process Automation & Sensing

Logic control, process control, sensing and data communication are core to modern industrial automation and form the heart of most machine control builds. We've developed our multi-manufacturer range to include all the leading automation brands, allowing you to either build with a single preferred brand or take a 'best in class' approach to meet your customer's needs.

Range highlights from Process Automation & Sensing

Siemens Logicmodule LOGO!

LOGO! goes cloud - discover completely new possibilities with the new cloud connection of the controller.

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SIRIUS Industrial Control

Siemens SIRIUS represents a complete industrial controls program, fulfilling all requirements of state-of-the-art control panel engineering.

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QUINT4 networkable DC UPS

Communicative Industrial DC UPS modules. Networks include Profinet, Ethernet IP, Modbus TCP, Ethercat or serial USB.

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Eaton Touch Display for easyE4

XV-102 touch display complements the easyE4 control relay range and offers a powerful visualisation for cost-effective automation solutions.

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Programmable Logic Controllers

Whether it's a smaller standalone machine or part of a larger process, you can find the logic controller for your next project here.

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Photoelectric Sensors

Probably the most commonly used automation sensor type and we have 3,000 stocked options to help keep you operational.

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Temperature Control

If you need a temperature controller you're in the right place. RS has the widest range of controllers available from stock anywhere!

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HMI Displays

HMI are an increasing popular and powerful way of providing machine control & status information, our range includes all the leading brands.

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Industrial Datacomms

Ethernet & industrial fieldbuses connect automation together, our range of networking solutions can help you make that link.

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Process Control

Need a heating element, ammeter or current transformer to finish your build? Look no further than our Process Control range.

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Counters

A simple form of automation is a batch counter with relay output which operates 'per batch'. Our range includes these and so much more!

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Inductive Sensors

Find threaded barrel, block, ring and slotted formats with various sensing ranges and connectivity formats, from all the big brands.

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Trumeter APM Digital Meters

Innovative USB configurable volt, amp, rate & process meters with scalable colour-change backlit display and MAX versions with Modbus comms.

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Level Sensing

Process automation often needs level sensing to monitor tanks, hoppers or reservoirs. Find big name brands and great value RS PRO options.

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Capacitive Sensors

The most universal sensor capable of detecting metals, plastic, card and other materials effectively. Can even be used for level sensing.

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IO-Link Sensors & Gateways

Keeps workers safe while cleaning, servicing or repairing electrical equipment by preventing the supply being turned on inadvertently.

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