Riken Keiki Joins ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute

June 16, 2014
Maker of gas detection and monitoring supports ISA100 wireless networking standard.

The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute announced that Japan-based Riken Keiki has joined the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute. Founded in 1939, Riken Keiki has been developing gas detection and monitoring instruments for almost a decade.

The company makes more than 100 different models of gas detection and environmental measurement products, including toxic gas detectors, gas detectors for preventing accidents resulting from oxygen deficiency, gas detectors for preventing gas explosions, environmental monitoring instruments, radiation monitors and more. One of its latest products is the RKI M2A standalone explosion-proof transmitter, which connects with an analog or digital signal to virtually any controller, PLC or DCS. Another is the SD-1 GP smart transmitter/gas detector, which comes in a flameproof enclosure for acetylene and hydrogen.

“Riken Keiki continually refines the technologies established throughout our history while investigating and improving the quality and technical capabilities of the products we provide,” said Masaru Ishibashi, deputy general manager of the Riken Keiki engineering department. “By joining ISA100 Wireless, we open a new chapter in our product evolution, one that will lead to stronger products and better systems.”

Andre Ristaino, managing director of the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute, said Riken Keiki’s products will greatly expand the ISA100 Wireless selection of gas detection offerings.

ISA100 Wireless (IEC 62734) is an international, industrial wireless networking standard extends the Industrial Internet of Things (IOT) to wireless via native IPv6 networking.
The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute is a non-profit industry organization that provides real-world feedback from the deployment of ISA100 Wireless devices and systems to ISA Standards Committees, fostering rapid refinement to the standards.

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