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    Do you offer 3D CAD models?

    We offer a huge selection of 3D CAD models available for you to download which will help you to find the right product for your design. Check out accurate images of components in 3D using 3D Cad.

    Found an error?

    You can help other customers make informed buying decisions. If you’ve spotted an error in a product's information, please tell us about it so that we can correct it.

    Step 1:

    On the product page, scroll down below the product details to the Found an Error? field.

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    Complete the requested information.

    Step 3:

    Click the red Submit button.

    Need technical datasheets?

    You'll find over 100,000 technical documents on our search and product pages:

    • RS and manufacturer data sheets

    • CHIP & COSHH information

    • Health & Safety data sheets

    • Instruction sheets and certificates
    These are shown with a datasheet icon, so you can print them out as needed.

    Can I receive components packaged ready to insert into my production machinery?

    We now offer more than 75,000 components in industry-standard packaging ready for insertion into your production machinery. Just look for the ‘P’ symbol against products, highlighting where this service is available.

    Our production packaging articles help reduce cost and increase reliability for your small-batch production runs. Learn more here.

    Want access to our Global Range

    You can now take advantage of our Global Range and gain access to a further 100,000 electronic and automation lines from our US sister company and selected manufacturers.

    The RS Global Range can be accessed online at, for more information click here.

    Need information on WEEE or REACH legislation?


    You’ll find out how to dispose of Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment in an environmentally friendly way here.


    Learn about the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals here.

    Do you offer Calibration?

    We offer a calibration service for both new and existing instruments. Our state of the art, in-house UKAS accredited calibration laboratory provides Standard (RS), or UKAS accredited (BS EN ISO 9001:2008 & ISO/IEC 17025:2005) calibration on many instruments.

    You can request calibration in two ways:

    To calibrate new RS products:
    To buy a calibrated instrument, simply order the RSCAL or UKAS version as required and we will calibrate it for you before despatch. Please allow an extra lead time for delivery.

    To calibrate existing products:
    We calibrate most makes and models. All you have to do is submit a request form and we will send you a quote and even arrange to have your instrument picked up.

    For more information please call our technical team on 01 415 3133 or e-mail: