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 concept of a thermocouple had been around for over 100 years but CPI switches of that time stood out because they provided reliable operation over an extended temperature range, in

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Oil & Gas Industry Offshore Drilling Equipment – The Definition of Toughness.

As anyone in the industry will tell you, the technology for exploration and retrieval of Oil or Natural Gas harnesses some of the most powerful and unique engineering machinery in the world.  Both the scale and scope of this equipment is such that it tests the limits of human engineering and drives the creation of awe inspiring, powerful machines and processes. Add to this however, typical deployment scenarios for such equipment, like a drilling platform in

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