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RS Components introduces a new RS Pro range of high-quality affordable air tools and accessories Mor

RS Components introduces a new RS Pro range of high-quality affordable air tools and accessories Mor

Product News Wednesday, November 29, 2017: RS Components SA


RS Components introduces a new RS Pro range of high-quality affordable air tools and accessories

More than 70 new air tools added to range delivering high performance required by maintenance professionals


Johannesburg, South Africa, 29 November, 2017 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has extended its RS Pro range of high-quality and affordable equipment with the addition of more than 70 new air tools and accessories. The selection includes air impact wrenches, drills, saws, ratchets, grinders, sanders and polishers, as well as supporting accessories including impact sockets, chisel sets, saw blades, keyless chucks, grinding wheels and sanding discs.


These lightweight and robust tools are ideal for applications in areas such as service workshops and in production, and offer the ultimate in performance for professional users involved in maintenance activities. The RS Pro air tool range has been designed to incorporate market-leading technology to improve the speed and ease of work activities and to reduce noise and vibration output. Ergonomic grips are provided to reduce fatigue during prolonged periods of usage, and lightweight bodies make the tools ideal for frequent everyday use.


Specific items in the new range include: air impact wrenches such as the 1/2” stubby and turbo variants; air ratchets including 3/8’’, 1/2” and 3/8” lump-hammer types; 3” cutting discs; saw blades; and a 10mm keyless chuck. Impact sockets are available in a large range of options including drive deep impact sockets in sizes from 12mm 1/2” types up to 38mm 1" devices, as well as socket sets in 8 and 18 piece kits. The range also includes: a reversible air drill; screwdriver; cut-off tools; body saws; die grinder and accessories; hammer and de-scaling set; a five-piece chisel set; and various sander and polisher sets.


More information is available to support professionals on the RS plant maintenance website. These new RS Pro air tools are now available from RS.





About RS Components


RS Components is the market leader in the high service level distribution of electrical, electronic, mechanical, tools and industrial products. Operating in 26 countries whilst serving a further 100 through third-party distributors, RS serves every sector of industry in the procurement of their products relating to maintenance, repair, operations, low volume production, research and development. 


With over 500 000 products across 2500 leading brands, the company is committed to ensuring that their 1,5 million customers have fast access to a broad, as well as deep range, of products and technologies, all under one roof.


RS’s customers, whether ordering single or multiple items, experience a quick, easy, secure, painless and cost effective process.  The RS catalogue, available at, offers full colour pictures with extensive clear product specifications.  Free access to thousands of datasheets ensures the correct product choice.  Order placement is easily facilitated through, the call centre, e-mail, fax and trade counter.  Locally held stock is delivered to customers within 24 hours, and products held internationally, within four to six working days.  


It is proven that departments traditionally spend 80% of their time sourcing products that account for only 20% of their total procurement spend. RS is focussed on reducing the customers “total cost of product ownership” by reducing the need to make multiple calls to various companies to source products, reducing supplier related administration and allowing for the amalgamation as well as consolidation of supplier bases.  Through this process, procurement efficiency is improved and time is freed up to concentrate on the more important business decisions. 

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