Our Services

In addition, as an electrical distribution specialist, RPS Switchgear complements its manufacturing operations with a range of customer services. These services are provided throughout the Asia-Pacific region. They include project management, product and installation design, spares management, maintenance and servicing.

RPS Switchgear Spare Parts

Spare Parts

RPS Switchgear Limited operates a spare parts department to support it’s product range. Also supported are the older Reyrolle LMT range of breakers and switchgear.

For assistance and or pricing of your spare parts requirements please E-mail: Alan Luff | alan.luff@rpsswitchgear.co.nz

System Upgrades

  • RPS Switchgear can upgrade with Instruments and PLC control systems from the world’s leading suppliers.
  • Cost effective, upgradable designs for small systems.
  • Save money by using SCADA to monitor and switch remote sites.
  • Remote monitoring of digital, analogue and pulse rates.
  • Remote analogue and digital outputs. Networked communications combining radio and modems.
  • UHF and VHF radios up to 25W.
  • IMS time stamping of events.
  • Switchgear or relay panel mounted options.
  • Battery backed PSU option.
  • Dual communications option.
  • Dual CPU option.

Protection Upgrades

  • RPS Switchgear can upgrade your protection Change induction disc relays for numeric processor based relays.
  • New current transformers to accommodate increased system requirements.
  • Protection upgrades can be undertaken independently or at the same time as retrofit upgrades.

Partial Discharge Testing

RPS Switchgear has available the latest PD Testing equipment. Our trained technicians can offer both online and offline PD testing on any type of switchgear.

RPS Switchgear Retrofitting


Retrofit vacuum for oil Proven mechanism Environmentally friendly Reduce insurance risk Limit switching errors Seismically tested

Reduce maintenance costs Minimise supply disruption Timely delivery Retain operator knowledge

Improved ratings Easy panel upgrades Improved capacitor/motor switching SCADA compatible

RPS Switchgear Services

Installation & Commissioning

RPS Switchgear offers a complete installation and commissioning package for client’s switchgear. This service is available for most makes of switchgear, and can be for all or any part of the process such as just the installation. RPS Switchgear has the experience, expertise and equipment to meet all your installation and commissioning requirements.

  • Preparation of installation & test plans
  • Complete switchgear installation to manufacturer’s requirements
  • High voltage pressure tests
  • Millivolt drop (ducter) tests
  • Secondary wiring insulation tests
  • Full mechanical checks.
  • Full functional tests on protection and control schemes.
  • Primary and secondary injection tests on all current transformers, voltage transformers and protection relays.
  • Complete set of test results of all work carried out during the commissioning process
RPS Switchgear Custom Design

Custom Design

Adaptive and flexible engineered solutions.
BB Transition Trunks available for:

  • GEC – OLX2, OLX3
  • South Wales – C4X, D8/12X1
  • AEI – BVP3, BVP4, BVP17
  • Fergusson & Pailin – BVL4
  • Yorkshire switchgear – SOHI, YSF6
  • Brush / Hawker Siddely – VSI, VTD
  • EMAIL – J18 & J22X
  • Crompton Parkinson – TDI38M
  • Statter – AC2