Ordering Methods

There are many ways to place your order online, we are here to help.

Your local Branch

Call into your local Trade counter and buy your products there and then.

Large Orders

We can help you reduce the cost of your larger orders

Production Packaging

We supply parts in industry standard packaging types

Extended Range

Even if we don't stock it, we'll do our best to source it for you.

Forward Orders

Schedule orders to be delivered on different dates

Quotes Online

Manage and request your quotes online


There are many ways to place your order online, we are here to help

Delivery Methods

Get your order when you want it

Parcel Tracking

Track your order's progress

Product Returns

Return your purchase for a replacement or refund

My Account

Manage your order, quotes, track parcels, update details and more

Account Opening

Get an RS cash or credit account

Invoice & Payment

Keep track of all your invoices and payments

Product Support

We've got all the information, support and advice you need.


Online community of technical experts and free design tools

Lighting Guide Request

Request a copy of the Lighting Guide

Environmental Information

See how you can recycle your waste electrical and electronic equipment, and batteries.


Calibrate new equipment

3D Printing Service

Access 3D printed rapid prototyping, and other manufacturing services via our partner Protolabs



With our online community and FREE design tools

What is it?

DesignSpark.com is an online technical community for engineers. Our website boasts a quarter of a million members and some of the industry’s most popular design tools. The resources on DesignSpark have been created to give you back the most powerful thing in product design: time! Time to indulge your passion for world-changing design. DesignSpark also connects you to like-minded people with different areas of expertise.

What resources are available?

  • DesignSpark Mechanical: powerful 3D design software, helping you create and print new concepts in 3D, faster than ever before
  • DesignSpark PCB: powerful and intuitive electronics design software allowing fast prototyping and saving you valuable design time
  • DesignShare: the place to share, collaborate on and download open-source projects
  • Product Data Library: an online database of free engineering models and datasheets to help you cut down on design time and reduce errors.

How do DesignSpark resources help me?

  • Saves time: our resources are available to all our customers, removing technical barriers to product design
  • Saves money: our powerful tools and resources are free of charge
  • Encourages creativity: we want you to achieve your creative potential, so our tools are very easy to use and learn
  • Supports your designs: with a community of engineers and expert resources at your fingertips.

To find out more and join the community

Visit designspark.com today