industry news
Subscribe Now

RS Components introduces new range of high-quality diagnostic inspection kits

Exclusive to RS, rugged inspection kits from Laserliner provide visual inspection in hazardous or hard-to-reach environments

LONDON, UK, 8 November, 2017 – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced availability of several new video inspection cameras and kits from Laserliner. (http://uk.rs-online.com/web/c/?searchTerm=np-laserliner-1117_uk&searchType=Offers&dr=N) RS has exclusive distribution availability of the complete kits, which deliver visual inspection and diagnostic capability to maintenance engineers and technicians working in potentially dangerous environments or in areas that are difficult to reach.

The first of the cameras are the VideoFlex G3 Micro and VideoFlex G3 XXL, which offer recordable video inspection with respective 1.5m and 5m reinforced feed cables and the 6mm head Flexcamera. These cameras are fully waterproof to IP68 and come with Li-ion batteries, SD cards and hard cases for protection. In addition, the VideoFlex G3 XXL Plus Set comes with both the 1.5m and 5m cables and a 9mm head camera.

Designed for deployment in drains, the PipeControl LevelFlex Camera offers a 30m-cable camera on a reeled metal-framed unit with a 31mm self-levelling stainless-steel camera head. The camera also forms part of the PipeControl LevelFlex Set, which includes the VideoControl Master – a modular and versatile master control unit that offers a high-resolution 5-inch LCD and has been designed for fault-finding applications.

The third kit is the BoreScope Camera, which is a straight fixed stainless steel rod 30cm long with a 4mm micro IP67-rated camera head.  The fourth kit is the Flexi Camera which offers a 2m-long flexible camera snake with a 4mm stainless steel IP67-rated camera head. Both these devices are also available as part of the BoreScope Camera Set and Flexi Camera set, which also includes the VideoControl Master control display unit.

Other Laserliner devices stocked by RS include the 20m-reeled-cable Mobile Camera Unit with a 25mm stainless steel camera head.

Also available in the new Laserliner range is the Center Scanner Plus, which is a professional drill guide for the reliable determination of entry and exit points when drilling holes in walls and ceilings, with a drilling depth up to 2m.

Further information is available to support professionals at the RS plant maintenance website. (http://uk.rs-online.com/web/generalDisplay.html?id=plant-maintenance) The new Laserliner visual inspection cameras and kits are shipping now from RS in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.

About RS Components
RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping around 50,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronic components, electrical, automation and control, and test and measurement equipment, and engineering tools and consumables.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2017 had revenues of £1.51bn.

For more information, please visit the website at www.rs-online.com.

Leave a Reply

featured blogs
Jun 20, 2018
In this week'€™s Whiteboard Wednesday, Marc Greenberg, walks us through a typical ADAS system architecture and then provides a real-life testimonial on the value of these systems. https://youtu.be/EQL4jeD25_g...
Jun 19, 2018
Blockchain. Cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin mining. Algorithmic trading. These disruptive technologies depend on high-performance computing platforms for reliable execution. The financial services industry invests billions in hardware to support the near real-time services consumer...
Jun 7, 2018
If integrating an embedded FPGA (eFPGA) into your ASIC or SoC design strikes you as odd, it shouldn'€™t. ICs have been absorbing almost every component on a circuit board for decades, starting with transistors, resistors, and capacitors '€” then progressing to gates, ALUs...
May 24, 2018
Amazon has apparently had an Echo hiccup of the sort that would give customers bad dreams. It sent a random conversation to a random contact. A couple had installed numerous Alexa-enabled devices in the home. At some point, they had a conversation '€“ as couples are wont to...
Apr 27, 2018
A sound constraint management design process helps to foster a correct-by-design approach, reduces time-to-market, and ultimately optimizes the design process'€”eliminating the undefined, error-prone methods of the past. Here are five questions to ask......