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Rikei Becomes PULS’s Authorized Sales Partner – Starting to Sell a Wide Range of DIN-Rail Power Supplies

Rikei Corporation (Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Tetsuo Kuroda; hereinafter “Rikei”) would like to announce that it has become an authorized sales partner of PULS Pte. Ltd., (Headquarters: PULS GmbH located in Munich, Germany; President: Bernhard Erdl; hereinafter “PULS”) and started to sell DIN-rail*1) mountable switched-mode power supplies (AC/DC converters and DC/DC converters).

PULS is focused on developing and supplying technologically advanced, highly efficient DIN-rail power supplies. As a result of the technological advancements and experience cultivated over the past few decades, PULS ranked No.1*2) in global market share for DIN-rail power supplies in 2007. With PULS’s high reliability and specialty, PULS continues to earn customer trust and loyalty.
PULS power supplies are designed to be highly efficient, compact, and easy to assemble, and can be used in a variety of industrial and commercial applications, including railways, plant equipment, ships and power conditioners for renewable energy. While the output voltage of conventional power supplies is generally 24 V, PULS supports the output voltage range from 5 V to 72 V and the maximum power of 960 W. A wide range of power supplies from low power and low-end models to high performance and high-end models are available according to customers’ needs and applications. Also, MGV Stromversorgungen GmbH, a group company of PULS, offers custom-designed solutions, such as modified standard units and standard units with customized elements.

*1) DIN rail: A metal rail widely used for panel mounting. “DIN” is an abbreviation for the German industrial standards and is correspond to Japanese Industrial Standards “JIS.” A DIN-rail is also called an international standard “IEC-rail.”

*2) Source: According to the Frost & Sullivan report “2008 World DIN-Rail Power Supply Market Report.”

Main products

MiniLine ML-Series (lower power and low-end models)

  • 1- or 2-Phase input: 15W to 120 W
  • Several models with DC input
  • Operational temperature from -10℃ to 70℃ (some down to -40℃)

PIANO PIC-Series (medium power and low-end models)

  • Single phase input: 120 W/240 W
  • Best-in-class lifetime
  • Robust plastic housing
  • Large screw connection terminals
  • DC-OK relay contact

DIMENSION Series (high performance and high-end models)

  • 1- or 3-Phase input: 80 to 960 W
  • 50% power reserves available up to 4 seconds
  • Low inrush current surge
  • DC-OK relay contact
  • Spring-clamp terminals

Standards and Approvals

  • International standards for railway applications (EN 50155/EN 61373 /EN 50121-3-2/EN 45545-2)
  • GL (Germanischer Lloyd: Prototype testing for the shipbuilding and offshore sector) and ABS (American Bureau for Shipping)
  • IECEx (International approval for the use of equipment in areas with potentially explosive atmospheres)
  • ATEX (European approval for the use of equipment in areas with potentially explosive atmospheres)
  • CE mark
  • UL (Safety standards for information technology equipment)

Future Plans

Rikei will actively promote and sell PULS power supplies in manufacturing industries, including railways, plant equipment manufacturing, shipbuilding, and renewable energy.

About PULS

Founded in 1980 and headquartered in Munich, Germany, PULS manufactures and supplies DIN-rail switched-mode power supplies. PULS ranked No. 1 with a 33% global share of the DIN-rail market in 2007. PULS power supplies are developed in Germany and manufactured in its factories located in Czech Republic and China.

Headquarters Arabellastrasse 1581925 Munich Germany
President Bernhard Erdl
Main business Development, production, and support of DIN-rail switched-mode power supplies

About Rikei Corporation

Established in 1957, Rikei Corporation is a solution provider for the IT and electronics industries.
Rikei offers a wide variety of solutions centered on the world’s cutting edge technologies and advanced products in the fields of system solutions, such as entrance exam and educational affairs systems and IT infrastructure, business strategy, and information security solutions. It also provides network solutions, such as satellite communication data transfer systems, digital video transfer systems, network systems for telecommunication operators and other private companies, wireless access systems, and disaster management information systems. In addition to solutions, Rikei provides electronic components and devices, such as high frequency components, high performance adhesives for industrial use, testers for automotive audio and navigation equipment, power grid analysis systems, defense-related machinery and security systems.

capital ¥3,427 million (as of the end of March, 2015)
President & CEO Tetsuo Kuroda
Field of Business Sales of the following;
  • System Solutions
  • Network Solutions
  • Electronic Components & Instruments
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Contact: Components & Instruments Department 1st Sales Group
Tel: +81-03-3345-2185 (dial-in)