Hi-Endurance Switching, Sensing
& Linear Position Sensors

Make the Switch To CPI in 2019

For the team here at CPI it’s been an exciting 2018. After a long period where companies large and small were discouraging capital investment, its safe to say that the military-industrial complex had largely recovered by 2018. We saw renewed… Continue reading Make the Switch To CPI in 2019

Looking at Electromechanical Endurance

A common reliability acronym that applies to all types of components and subassemblies is MTBF, Mean Time Between Failure. If you’re an engineer concerned about the reliability of your switch in a hostile, demanding operational environment, then you’re worried about a… Continue reading Looking at Electromechanical Endurance

When Part Obsolescence = Engineering Opportunity

Engineers and procurement specialists at companies large and small deal with the challenge of part and product obsolescence each and every day. Typically it goes something like this: A subcontractor who make one or more critical parts for a larger… Continue reading When Part Obsolescence = Engineering Opportunity

Active Protection Systems for the Army and Beyond

At the 2018 AUSA meeting (Association of the U.S. Army) the army discussed its continuing evaluation of APS (Active Protection Systems) for the Stryker combat vehicle. This is part of an overall effort to develop and deploy APS on almost… Continue reading Active Protection Systems for the Army and Beyond

A Heavy Duty Limit Switch with a Simple Explanation.

Taken directly from a competitor’s website, is this description of their watertight limit switch “…have internal parts that are protected against splashing or hose-directed water seepage within the limits of the NEMA specified tests for type 4 watertight enclosures. These… Continue reading A Heavy Duty Limit Switch with a Simple Explanation.

Aircraft Fire Detection – Spot Fire detection Systems

CPI’s X1 thermal switch is being increasingly used by both American and European avionics manufacturers and integrators as their thermal switch of choice for spot detection of overtemperature conditions in systems throughout the aircraft. Recent integrations include FAA approval as… Continue reading Aircraft Fire Detection – Spot Fire detection Systems

Heave Compensation Systems for Offshore Drilling

As oilfield engineering enjoys a resurgence of interest and investment, companies continue to look to advancements in technology to both reduce costs, and improve the safety of offshore drilling operations. In particular, active heave compensation systems use advanced hydraulic cylinders… Continue reading Heave Compensation Systems for Offshore Drilling

Waterproof Toggle Switches Compared

When most people think of standard toggle switches they think of the little square black switch with a metal lever protruding from the top allowing users to switch on/off. There are even “waterproof” variations of these switches made by a… Continue reading Waterproof Toggle Switches Compared

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their WP… Continue reading WordPress Resources at SiteGround

SL-2000 Internals

Have you Looked At CPI Linear Position Sensors Lately?

For well over a decade, CPI has been manufacturing a unique Hydraulic Cylinder Linear Position sensor, meant for the harshest environments, and longest stroke applications on the planet. We’ve learned a lot over that decade. We’ve not only improved the… Continue reading Have you Looked At CPI Linear Position Sensors Lately?

Make The "Switch" to CPI

If your momentary switch application demands high performance, we think you should demand CPI. Please call us today to speak with our engineering team about your needs.

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