Behold the simple yet much misunderstood start switch, deployed ubiquitously throughout every corner of the world, almost everywhere there is an electronic motor or actuator of some type. Simple matter of closing a couple contacts you say? Well we beg… Continue reading The Not-So-Simple Start Switch.
While a Google search of “dead mans switch” brings with it a host of interesting non-engineering references, we concern ourselves today with the ones related to the more pedestrian and technical meaning: Operator Presence Detection. The phrase “Dead Man’s Switch”… Continue reading Dead Man’s Switch – The Electrical One…
Manufacturers of dump bodies, lift gates, cranes, municipal and emergency vehicles, mobile construction equipment, and utility vehicles are some of CPI’s best and most loyal customers for our waterproof switch product line. But it often doesn’t start that way! It’s… Continue reading Work Trucks Work Better With CPI Switches
Outrigger supports are a critical part of the safety proposition on all kinds of commercial vehicles. A short list of trucks and vehicles that employ outriggers includes: Bucket Loader trucks that carry servicemen to the top of the telephone pole… Continue reading Outrigger Switches for Utility Trucks and Boom Loaders
Hate mowing your large lawn? Have no time to get out there regularly to keep the grass from going to seed? Then do what millions of Americans do and throw a little money at the problem by hiring a landscaping company… Continue reading Commercial Turf Equipment Runs With CPI Switches.
As if Honda of Japan didn’t have its fingers in enough pies, it seems that it is finally poised to take on the aviation industry. Long a dream of founder Soichiro Honda, Honda Jet’s development began several years before his… Continue reading Honda Jet and CPI Take To The Sky.
In sub-sea applications used for mining oil and gas at the ocean floor, large and powerful hydraulic accumulators often get the job of providing emergency power on blow out preventers positioned on the sea floor. If you’re a hydraulic accumulator… Continue reading Hydraulic Accumulator Charge Sensing
Once again CPI switches have made it into an application that we couldn’t have envisioned in a month of Sunday’s… This time our switch is lighting up the construction industry, both literally and figuratively, in an application that poses a… Continue reading Making the Switch to Balloon Lighting.
If you’re at all into racing of any kind, chances are you’ve been watching a CPI momentary switch run around the track right in front of your very eyes. CPI pendant style momentary contact switches are a fairly common fixture… Continue reading Racing To the Finish With CPI Momentary Switches
CPI has a long history of providing switching solutions to friendly military operations in the US and across the globe. In fact our first switching solutions back in 1946 were targeted at the military aircraft of the day. Since then… Continue reading CPI Waterproof Switch Applications for Military Vehicles.