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Position Detection for Vehicular Hydraulic Systems

Commonly used in construction vehicles, work trucks, scissor lifts, cranes, and fire trucks are small hydraulic cylinders that move a variety of arms and surfaces to and from a terminal position, or sometimes stopping in the middle. One great class… Continue reading Position Detection for Vehicular Hydraulic Systems

CPI Switches Harvest Design Wins

As specialized machines go, a harvester is pretty darn cool. Designed to harvest wheat, grain, corn these machines are robust highly efficient vehicles that see extreme usage during harvest season.  They can harvest up to 30 acres an hour in… Continue reading CPI Switches Harvest Design Wins

Commercial Kitchen Fires are no Joke

The kinds of kitchens that would require a thermal detector like CPI’s Rod & Tube series, are places that get very hot normally, like over a stove. The challenge for safety designers is letting things get hot, but not crazy… Continue reading Commercial Kitchen Fires are no Joke

A Unique Hi-Temp Thermal Switch

One of the most unique switches in the CPI product catalog, may be our high temperature line of thermal switches, know as “Rod & Tube” thermal switches. With the ability to operate at set points up to 1750F, the CPI… Continue reading A Unique Hi-Temp Thermal Switch

Position Precision with CPI SL Series

In the more than 20 years CPI has been developing the world’s most robust and durable underwater draw wire position sensors, it’s fair to say we’ve learned a few things. For subsea hydraulic cylinders and hydraulic accumulators the use of… Continue reading Position Precision with CPI SL Series

Fire and Ice

For many of us the idea of fire and ice might conjure up memories of the first book in Game of Thrones. Throughout that tortured story, “winter is coming,” but the forces of dragon fire threaten to keep it at… Continue reading Fire and Ice

Work Truck Safety Switch Applications

With the 2024 work truck show in full swing, the broad category of “Work Trucks” or “vocational trucks” is very much on our minds. These trucks include vehicles from ambulances to class 8 heavy trucks weighing over 33,000 pounds .… Continue reading Work Truck Safety Switch Applications

Work Truck Show 2024

The Work Truck Association™ has released the full Work Truck Week® 2024 schedule for North America’s largest yearly work truck event. It runs March 5–8, 2024, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Over 500 companies will be there sporting the latest trucks,… Continue reading Work Truck Show 2024

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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