RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers, has introduced a comprehensive series of RS Pro toolkits to support a wide range of requirements in markets and applications, such as maintenance, machine safety, transportation and utilities, as well as robotics, motion control and industrial IoT projects.
The new RS Pro toolkit series includes kits and sets for general electronics applications and kits for maintenance engineers, technicians, mechanics and electricians. It also includes specialist kits such as those for automotive applications, along with VDE kits for high-voltage electrical applications, as well as sets of precision pliers.
Designed to help enable the reduction of working time and improved efficiency, the application-specific toolkits are designed to be an excellent starting point for engineers or technicians with all the basic tools for a particular industry application, or even as a replacement toolkit for experienced users. The extensive range of RS Pro kits includes:
- 13- and 32-piece electronics toolkits;
- 28-, 29-, 32- and 36-piece kits for electricians;
- 41- and 82-piece kits for mechanics;
- 25- and 81-piece kits for technicians;
- 15- and 85-piece field-service kits;
- 95-piece automotive toolkit;
- 13-piece maintenance toolkit;
- Two-piece general-purpose measuring set;
- Two four-piece sets of pliers, including a premium precision set.
The largest kit in the range is the 95-piece automotive kit, which comes in a portable tool chest and includes a very wide range of devices such as hammers, wrench sets, punches, sockets, ratchets, extension bars, pliers, cutters and screwdrivers. Another example kit is the 36-piece VDE/1000V toolkit for electricians, which has been designed for professional engineers that work on or around electrically live circuits. Along with devices such as cable strippers and voltage testers, the kit includes VDE-certified screwdrivers and pliers that are individually tested for use up to 1000V AC.
The RS Pro range offers an ever-expanding series of more than 50,000 quality-tested and exceptional-value products engineered for manufacturing and industrial environments, including automation, electronics, tools, test and measurement, lighting and electrical installation. All RS Pro products are produced to a high industrial-quality standard, undergo rigorous testing in the RS lab, and are backed by the RS Seal of Approval.
The new RS Pro toolkits and toolsets are shipping now in the EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions.