LONDON, UK, 16 February 2021 – RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has added TeSys™ island from Schneider Electric to its portfolio. This object-oriented digital load management solution has huge potential in a modern industrial automation context. It can deal with motors and other electrical loads (such as pumps, relays, programmable logic controllers, conveyors) up to an 80A rating.
Through its unique object-oriented approach with an array of 30 different predetermined application-specific functions that may be utilised, this platform provides a straightforward method for implementing and configuring complex industrial systems. Engineers can effectively offload much of the effort involved in the defining and commissioning of each constituent electro-mechanical component within the system. This makes the hardware installation phase much quicker and easier to complete – thereby reducing the associated costs, as well as shortening the time before systems can be put into action.
Through TeSys island, supervisors of industrial systems can gain access to key diagnostic data. This ensures that maximum operational performance is always upheld, in addition to helping with preventive maintenance and fault identification. TeSys island is compatible with all the main automation fieldbus IOs – including Modbus TCP, Ethernet/IP, PROFINET, and PROFIBUS. The platform can be integrated with Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Machine Expert, plus Rockwell Automation’s Studio 5000 and Siemens’ TIA portal and other proprietary third-party automation systems. To further support automation engineers using the TeSys island platform, RS has also launched its own dedicated online configuration tool. It is possible, through this, to assign the correct variable speed drives and direct/soft starters to meet specific application requirements.
About RS Components
RS Components is a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers who are involved in designing, building or maintaining industrial equipment and facilities. We aim to offer our customers unrivalled choice of product technologies, solve problems with innovative solutions and deliver a world-class customer experience, making it easy to do business with us.
We stock more than 500,000 industrial and electronic products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers. We solve problems and provide a wide range of value-added solutions to over one million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we trade through multiple channels and ship over 50,000 parcels a day.
Electrocomponents plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2020 reported revenue of £1.95 billion. Electrocomponents plc has eight operating brands: RS Components, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Needlers and Synovos.
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