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2019 The Year In Review

As 2019 comes to a close, the team at CPI like many industrial businesses around the world, are inclined to review not only our own progress and well-being, but the progress of our industry (Electro-mechanical Switches and Sensors), related industries,… Continue reading 2019 The Year In Review

For Crane Safety, The Sky is the Limit Switch

For Crane & Lift Manufacturers and Integrators – CPI Safety Limit Switches and Sensors The types and sizes of cranes used in the world vary enormously, from small hoists that can be mounted on your truck bed, to telescoping hydraulic… Continue reading For Crane Safety, The Sky is the Limit Switch

Sensors for Outrigger Systems on Work Trucks

Outrigger support systems are a critical part of the safety proposition on all kinds of commercial vehicles and work trucks. A short list includes: Bucket Loader trucks that carry servicemen to the top of the telephone pole with an extensible… Continue reading Sensors for Outrigger Systems on Work Trucks

Take the Plunge with a CPI Plunger Switch!

Lets face it folks, sometimes it just takes a plunger switch. Whether your application is mechanically or physically activated, the tactile feel, and extended actuator of a plunger switch may be the only real solution for your application. For engineers… Continue reading Take the Plunge with a CPI Plunger Switch!

Panel Mounted Switches Save You Time and Money

While most manufacturers are familiar with our line of waterproof switches, and the hundreds of part numbers in our waterproof limit switch line, many don’t realize that our switches can be specified in a subassembly, ie a stainless steel panel, custom… Continue reading Panel Mounted Switches Save You Time and Money

When Sensors Make no Sense

Thermal switches were originally designed to be reliable, standalone, systems that encompassed both a sensing element, and a switch. At a chosen set-point these thermocouple devices would reliably close or open a contact allowing for critical systems to be protected… Continue reading When Sensors Make no Sense

University of Waterloo “WATSUB” Revisited

Every year, the International Submarine Races are hosted by the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division. This is one of the largest model ship testing facilities in North America and engineering teams from all over the world compete to see who… Continue reading University of Waterloo “WATSUB” Revisited

CPI Helps Tugboats in Harsh Duty Environments

There are many kinds of workboats in the world from fishing boats, to ferry’s, to cargo loaders, dredging boats, fire fighting boats, you name it. But in all these, the ubiquitous Tugboat surely holds a special place. We spend a… Continue reading CPI Helps Tugboats in Harsh Duty Environments

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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