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psmith1309

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sales/Marketing | RS

My broad based technology degree equipped me well for a range of roles including project engineering, training, change management and marketing engineer. My career has included a rich variety of experience in industry sectors including food packaging, automotive, robotic vehicles and materials handling. I have taught electronics and product design in schools as well as implementing new technology for students such as laser cutters and 3D printers.

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Machine Safety

8 months ago

Will Brexit mean an end to CE compliance in the UK?

If the UK leaves the CE marking system this may complicate the process of trading with countries inside the EU, but on the other hand it could offer the opportunity to move away from some of the regulations for trading within the UK.

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Articles

1 year ago

Independent DesignSpark Electrical tutorials

If you are new to DesignSpark Electrical, the free yet powerful electrical CAD package from RS Components and Allied Electronics, you will want to get familiar with the software as quickly as possible.

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Articles

1 year ago

Is your parts data holding you back?

The efficient management of databases saves both time and money. Electrika offers a database amalgamation and cleaning service which was recently used by JCC Lighting to overcome ongoing frustrations and achieve efficiency goals.

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Is your design solution running you ragged?

Global research has shown that many electrical designers and engineers are using inappropriate solutions to draw their projects.

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Electrical Software

1 year ago

Electrical CAD Tools - A Comparison

In this article, we review two similar packages – DesignSpark Electrical and SolidWorks Electrical.

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Test and Measurement

4 years ago

Now you can afford to measure the future!

From time to time, products emerge which are genuinely unique and offer exciting new opportunities. As a member of the DesignSpark team at RS I can honestly say that in my career spanning over three decades there have been very few of these. The Red Pitaya project is certainly one.

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Robotics

2 years ago

Would You Trust a Robot to Change Your Baby's Nappy?

The recent focus on the development of driverless cars has brought automation and control very much into the public eye. Even the word Robot is a relative newcomer to the English language, originally appearing in 1920 in the novel “Rossum’s Universal Robots” by Karel Capek.

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To Direct Modelling and Beyond!

This blog offers a snapshot of the development timeline of CAD (and CAM) and how DesignSpark Mechanical impacts on this development.

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A Fruitful Partnership - almost half a million MODEL children!

A view of the partnership between RS Components and Traceparts.

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