When to use a Real Thermal Switch not a Sensor

When CPI started making thermal switches for the Military in the 40’s, there really wasn’t any other choice. Thermocouple based switches with variable set-points and various temperature ranges of operation were made using the thermocouple materials of the day, mostly copper, aluminum, and chrome. The

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When Old Technology Becomes New Again – Part II

Two important considerations when looking at the integration of any hydraulic linear position sensor are the underlying technology and the packaging of the transducer. These principles effect size, life, maintainability, and above all, durability. The underlying technology used influences the linearity, repeatability, resolution, temperature immunity, maximum

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Motion Compensation System Hydraulics Can Get A Whole Lot Smarter.

The environment in which the search for oil is conducted beneath the surface of the seas is ever changing and often treacherous. It changes constantly due to the ebb and flow of the surface of the water and operation during inclement weather can be particularly

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Dump Truck Safety System Design

The design of the modern work truck is moving forward at an amazing pace. With long haul trucks, the focus has been on collision avoidance systems and advanced controls for fuel economy, but dump truck builders have long had a different

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