One of the most common applications for CPI switches is when they are configured as in 12v systems as safety switches, interlock switches or manually activated as when they are mounted on steering wheels of work trucks, fork lifts, even… Continue reading CPI 12v Switches For Demanding Applications
Despite the economic roller coaster driving procurement and buying challenges around the globe, it turns out the defense of the nation is an area that can’t wait for an inconvenient pandemic to be over. Programs in the works for upgrades… Continue reading Why the Military Trusts CPI Switches
The class of vehicles commonly known as “work trucks” have long been a primary market for CPI’s waterproof limit switches. There are a few main reasons for this: Reliability – The joy of saving a couple bucks by buying an… Continue reading CPI Switches Work Hard on Work Trucks
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!
At CPI, we’ve been telling people for years about the robustness and reliability built into every USA designed and manufactured waterproof switch that we make. For applications from recreational vehicles, to advanced military and avionics applications, CPI switch hardware gets… Continue reading Military Grade Waterproof Switches
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… Continue reading Dump Truck Safety System Design
Hydraulic Multipliers see use in a wide variety of industrial equipment as a cost effective way of driving multiple actuators from a single hydraulic circuit. These systems typically allow the operator to manually activate a conveniently mounted switch which controls… Continue reading CPI Limit Switches in Hydraulic Multiplier Applications.
Systems like municipal water supplies, sewage treatment plants, massive cooling and lubrication systems used in chemical, petrochemical, and the oil and gas industry, all share one thing in common: large flow valves that are critically opened and closed by computer… Continue reading Valve Position Sensing for Mission Critical Flow Applications.
In the ever expanding category of interesting applications that our waterproof switches find their way into, we must add this one: the motorized fishing reel for the handicapped. Enter the Elec-tra-mate Corporation of Greensboro North Carolina, pioneers in the design… Continue reading CPI Switches, Bring The Disabled Some Fishes…
In the world of waterproof switches, designers understand pendant switches to be pushbutton switches that are hand actuated by an actual human. There are typically leads extending from the body of the switch which can allow an ergonomic distance between… Continue reading Sealed Pendant Switches – The Jewels of Waterproof Switches.