Precision Switching Products & Linear Position Sensors
The CPI SL2000 Subsea Rated Linear Position Sensor

CPI Announces Intrinsic Safety Rated Position Sensor

CPI Announces its newest member of the Subsea Linear Position Sensor family, the SL1490, CPI’s first fully ATEX & IEC-EX Intrinsic Safety rated sensor. As the first sensor of its type in the world, CPI has again raised the bar… Continue reading CPI Announces Intrinsic Safety Rated Position Sensor

Our Waterproof Rocker Switches… Rock!

A quick web search for “Waterproof Rocker Switches” yields a universe of rocker switches, made for a universe of applications. Sadly even glorious Google can’t seem to completely sort out the waterproof variety from the more common standard PCB mounted… Continue reading Our Waterproof Rocker Switches… Rock!

Push Button Switch Types

Engineers and system designers looking for reliable switch products often face a quandary. Selection of switches with their inherent mechanical limitations must be pondered carefully or they risk being the proverbial “weakest link” in an otherwise robust control or safety… Continue reading Push Button Switch Types

Safety Switches for Forklifts and Telehandlers

In the world of material handling equipment, operator safety is probably one of the more critical design considerations. With Forklifts and Telehandlers that are moving tons of sheetrock, cinder-block or other materials you don’t really want that to land on… Continue reading Safety Switches for Forklifts and Telehandlers

Marine Riser and Tensioner System Hydraulics.

While CPI’s robust linear position sensor technology works great to report absolute cylinder position under the most demanding of conditions, it also has great application as a gauge of pre-charge pressure in a hydraulic accumulator. And perhaps nowhere is the… Continue reading Marine Riser and Tensioner System Hydraulics.

The Not-So-Simple Start Switch.

Behold the simple yet much misunderstood start switch, deployed ubiquitously throughout every corner of the world, almost everywhere there is an electronic motor or actuator of some type. Simple matter of closing a couple contacts you say?  Well we beg… Continue reading The Not-So-Simple Start Switch.

Dead Man’s Switch – The Electrical One…

While a Google search of “dead mans switch” brings with it a host of interesting non-engineering references, we concern ourselves today with the ones related to the more pedestrian and technical meaning:  Operator Presence Detection. The phrase “Dead Man’s Switch”… Continue reading Dead Man’s Switch – The Electrical One…

Work Trucks Work Better With CPI Switches

Manufacturers of dump bodies, lift gates, cranes, municipal and emergency vehicles, mobile construction equipment, and utility vehicles are some of CPI’s best and most loyal customers for our waterproof switch product line. But it often doesn’t start that way! It’s… Continue reading Work Trucks Work Better With CPI Switches

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