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RS Components adds high-performance AC compact fan kits from ebm-papst to extensive heat-control portfolio

Exclusive to RS, new AC compact axial fan kits provide affordable heat management for multiple applications

Taiwan, 22 December 2016:

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has extended its portfolio of reliable and cost-effective HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning), fans and thermal management equipment with the introduction of a new range of high-performance AC compact axial fan kits from ebm-papst, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-efficiency fan and motor products.

The fan kits have been designed to simplify the buying process, and provide a quick and efficient way to address ventilation requirements. The kits are exclusively available from RS and offer a choice of AC axial diameters and housings, supplied with the primary accessories to enable engineers to get product operational rapidly.

These kits will be particularly suitable for compact applications in the IT, telecommunication and control cabinet cooling fields.

The range consists of 20 new additions with a wide variety of specifications, including a 24V AC input-voltage model with airflow of 158 cubic metres per hour; two 115V AC models offering a choice of 135 or 330m3/h airflow; and multiple 230V AC models with airflow options of 45, 59, 146, 160 and 420 m3/h. All the fan kits consist of an AC axial fan along with the power lead as standard and either a wire finger guard or an air filter to suit.

The ebm-papst fan kits are shipping now, exclusively from RS, in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.

Photo caption (left to right):

Steve Keep - RS Components Global Account Manager; Jochen Friess - ebm-papst Director Global Sales

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 more than 44,000 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 2016 had revenues of £1.29bn.

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