Process Automation & Sensing

Logic control, process control, sensing and data communication are core to modern industrial automation and form the heart of most machine control builds. We've developed our multi-manufacturer range to include all the leading automation brands, allowing you to either build with a single preferred brand or take a 'best in class' approach to meet your customer's needs.

Range highlights from Process Automation & Sensing

Omron E2E-NEXT with IO-Link

The Omron NEXT series offers enhanced performance and the potential to design in predictive maintenance thanks to IO-Link capability.

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Telemecanique XU Series Sensor

This photoelectric range enables reliable sensing of all opaque and semi-transparent objects - ideal for packaging & process machinery build

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Photoelectric Sensors

Probably the most commonly used automation sensor type and we have 3,000 stocked options to help keep you operational.

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Inductive Sensors

Find threaded barrel, block, ring and slotted formats with various sensing ranges and connectivity formats, from all the big brands.

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Capacitive Sensors

The most universal sensor capable of detecting metals, plastic, card and other materials effectively. Can even be used for level sensing.

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Level Sensing

Process automation often needs level sensing to monitor tanks, hoppers or reservoirs. Find big name brands and great value RS PRO options.

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IO-Link Sensors & Gateways

IO-link sensors & Gateways keep workers safe while cleaning, servicing or repairing electrical equipment by preventing the supply being turn

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Schneider Electric M262 PLC

Designed for machines requiring logic and motion control, the M262 shows its versatility when communication in the plant or cloud is needed.

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Siemens Logo! Goes Cloud

The latest generation 8.3 of the ever popular Logo! controller now has direct cloud connectivity via an embedded webserver and Ethernet.

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Programmable Logic Controllers

Whether it's a smaller standalone machine or part of a larger process, you can find the logic controller for your next project here.

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Temperature Control

If you need a temperature controller you're in the right place. RS has the widest range of controllers available from stock anywhere!

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Temperature Sensors

RS Components stocks a wide range of thermocouples and resistive temperature sensors

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HMI Displays

HMI are an increasing popular and powerful way of providing machine control & status information, our range includes all the leading brands.

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Industrial Datacomms

Ethernet & industrial fieldbuses connect automation together, our range of networking solutions can help you make that link.

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Counters

A simple form of automation is a batch counter with relay output which operates 'per batch'. Our range includes these and so much more!

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Trumeter APM Digital Meters

Innovative USB configurable volt, amp, rate & process meters with scalable colour-change backlit display and MAX versions with Modbus comms.

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