RS Components

RS Components

July 11, 2012 03:00 ET

RS Components Introduces Interactive Product Finder from Fluke to Support Launch of Improved Range

New hand tools set to transform thermal imaging market through enhanced focus and ergonomics

CORBY, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - July 11, 2012) - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has introduced an interactive product finder from Fluke to support the launch of its improved thermal imaging range.

New to the market, the range raises the standard for hand-held thermal imaging products thanks to a broad range of powerful capabilities which solve troubleshooting and diagnostic investigations.

To cope with the expected demand via RS, Fluke has developed an interactive product finder to guide customers through the selection process and identify the right product for their needs. The product finder is easy to use giving step-by-step instruction via the link at http://uk.rs-online.com/web/b/fluke.

The range is more popular than ever thanks to a number of new features introduced by Fluke. These include:

  • IR-OptiFlex™ focus system which makes it fast and easy to take sharply focused accurate images
  • IR-PhotoNotes™ annotation system which captures up to three digital photos per thermal image file, enabling the exact recording of equipment models, nameplates and other useful information
  • Focus-free video
  • IR-Fusion® technology, Fluke's patented technology which blends digital and infrared images into a single image to precisely document problem areas
  • SmartView® professional IR analysis and reporting software

Fluke is a leader in the field of thermal imaging, having developed a range of preventative maintenance tools that allow problems to be diagnosed while equipment is still being used. This means remedial action can be taken in a planned manner so avoiding very costly production down-time. Products can also be used to identify where energy is being wasted, such as through poor building insulation.

RS Product Marketing Manager Allen Boney commented: "Our customers are excited about the new range, so to make searching for the right products as easy as possible Fluke created the interactive finder. We are known for having an excellent range of products and the additions to the Fluke range are no exception. Customers can search through the range with confidence and make an informed decision on the solution they need thanks to the online tool."

Visit RS Components online to view the full range of Fluke products.

About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products such as the infrared thermometer. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 550,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping more than 46,000 parcels on the same day the orders are received. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronics, automation and control, test and measurement, electrical and mechanical components.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2012 had revenues of £1.27bn.

For more information, please visit the RS Components website.

About Fluke

Fluke's mission is to be the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. The company's products are used by technicians and engineers in service, installation, maintenance, manufacturing test, and quality functions in a variety of industries throughout the world. Fluke, founded in 1948, currently has offices in 13 European countries and distributes its products to over 100 countries internationally. The company's European revenues contribute approximately 40 percent of worldwide sales. Fluke's headquarters are located in Everett, Washington State and the company employs over 2,500 people internationally. Its European sales and service headquarters are located in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Visit Fluke's Web site.

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