Johannesburg, South Africa, 19 October, 2017 – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced a significant expansion of its portfolio for power transmission applications with the addition of components from two leading companies – Schaeffler and Timken – which are among the world’s biggest manufacturers of bearings and other components for deployment in power transmission systems.
The products now available from RS include ball bearings, roller bearings, sprockets, belts, pulleys, and many other parts necessary to build up or maintain different kinds of motion-control applications. The components target use across a wide range of motion control systems in industrial applications including automotive, production lines and conveyor systems.
Delivering greater choice to customers, the RS portfolio now includes more than 400 products from Schaeffler, largely roller bearings and ball bearings, which are available within Schaeffler’s INA and FAG branded ranges. RS has also added more than 200 products from Timken; largely tapered roller bearings that offer race widths from 7.93mm up to 42.86mm.
The Schaeffler and Timken ranges for power transmission applications are now available from RS.