In a past life I was privileged to work on the very first fly-by-wire system used on the F16. This was the first system of its type used in an operational jet fighter utilizing a quad redundant custom designed CPU… Continue reading Thermal Switches for Military and Commercial Jets
Actually CPI is not new to the recreational vehicle market. A long time ago, some smart engineer working for a boat manufacturer realized that a completely sealed waterproof switch with dozens of mounting options that was good enough for the… Continue reading Recreational Vehicles Discover CPI
If there is one thing you can say about our Thermal and Waterproof Switch product lines, it may be that they are not Johnny-come-lately technologies. CPI has been researching, developing, tweaking, USA manufacturing, and cost reducing these products for over… Continue reading US Military Using CPI Switches for Next-Gen Vehicles and Weapon Systems
Hydraulic Position Sensing for Oil & Gas Recovery Applications Hydraulic cylinders deployed into drilling platforms such as land-based mast raiser systems are used for oil and gas recovery in a wide variety of fixed and mobile configurations. The hydraulic cylinders… Continue reading Rig & Mast Raiser Hydraulics
One of the more creative uses of CPI waterproof limit switches is their use as position sensors on a wide variety of both manually operated, and servomotor control valves. These valves may be used to regulate the flow of everything… Continue reading Valve position Sensing with CPI Switches
In the old days of manual stick shifts, attemps to start a vehicle when the car was not in neutral provided some serious kinetic feedback in the form of a lurch forward or backward. It is not hard to imagine… Continue reading Neutral Safety Detection was Made for Our Hardened Ball Switch
As a maker of some of the worlds premier, high durability, electromechanical switches, we can now say for sure that there are some things no other switch technology can do.
Vintage Indy car racing might not be a place you would expect to find CPI’s Waterproof Switches, but when you think about it, what better place for a switch that has to perform reliably 100% of the time? For those… Continue reading CPI Switches Race for Glory