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RS Components adds power transmission products from new distribution partner Freudenberg Sealing Technologies

Superior-quality shaft seals that save energy and running costs now available at RS with no minimum order quantity

Taiwan, 19 May 2015:

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced a new distribution agreement with Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, bringing high-performance rotating shaft seals and radial shaft seals to the RS portfolio of power transmission products that also includes gaskets, gland and valve packings, and O-rings from top OEMs.

The Freudenberg seals, previously known and respected under the Simrit brand, benefit from superior wear and heat-generation characteristics. This helps reduce power losses while extending working life, so minimising disruptive equipment downtime and lowering running costs.

Enhanced performance and economy make these seals a strong choice in sectors such as aerospace, transportation, automotive, industrial automation, and energy and power generation, for purposes such as power transmission, fluid handling, and machine tools. They can be used with mineral and synthetic oils and greases, in a wide range of applications including axles, power tools, industrial gearboxes, motors and pumps.

RS will ship Freudenberg seals from stock with no minimum order quantity, thereby providing a convenient and cost-effective source for prototyping or production purposes.

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 around 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping more than 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include semiconductors, interconnect, passives and electromechanical, automation and control, electrical, test and measurement, tools and consumables.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2014 had revenues of £1.27bn.

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