Category: electromechanical switches
Aircraft Fire Detection – Spot Fire detection Systems
For Aircraft and aviation related components, reliable high temperature detection is a key system for preventing a wide variety of in-flight system failures, or activating fail-safe mechanisms especially in so-called “spot-fire detection” applications. Indeed CPI’s X1 thermal switch is often… Continue reading Aircraft Fire Detection – Spot Fire detection Systems
Hardened Ball & Plunger Switches Get the Job Done
Ball & Plunger switches in our J4 series continue to achieve new design-ins in applications where their small size and extreme durability can’t be matched. Under our stainless steel hood resides 75 years of experience making hardened, reliable switching components… Continue reading Hardened Ball & Plunger Switches Get the Job Done
Food Processing Equipment Runs Hot and Cold with our Limit Switches.
The mass production of food products is a fascinating business, requiring the specification of many different types of technology in many different operating environments. In some cases, massive amounts of raw food product has to be carefully cooked and packaged… Continue reading Food Processing Equipment Runs Hot and Cold with our Limit Switches.
CPI 12 Volt Switches – An Enduring Legacy
For commercial applications of all kinds, switching 12 Volts is probably the most common bus voltage used with our sealed, waterproof limit switches. While CPI’s line of waterproof switches is rated to operate from 5V to 28V, 12 Volt applications… Continue reading CPI 12 Volt Switches – An Enduring Legacy
Electromechanical Limit Switches in Mobile Equipment
Back in the 1990’s, construction equipment manufacturers were filled with talk about completely eliminating switches with contacts by the year 2000. Concerns over environmental sealing, failures due to contact contamination or degradation over time due to arcing in high-endurance applications drove this… Continue reading Electromechanical Limit Switches in Mobile Equipment
CPI Waterproof Switch Panels
Sometimes you need a switch that’s really, truly waterproof. Not just water-resistant or “splash-proof. And if you want one with carefully manufactured durability and extended temperature operation, well you’ve narrowed down the field even further. For tough marine or outdoor… Continue reading CPI Waterproof Switch Panels
Pushing the Limit on Limit Switch Applications
As one of the world’s premiere suppliers of electromechanical, high endurance waterproof limit switches for over 70 years, CPI has accumulated quite the resume of interesting switch applications. Our original customers were military and high endurance outdoor vehicles like dump… Continue reading Pushing the Limit on Limit Switch Applications
Breaking News: Quality and Affordability no longer Mutually Exclusive
One of the most popular limit switches CPI ever introduced has to be our J4 series waterproof limit switch. A small marvel of engineering originally developed for the military, this switch comes in both a ball switch and a plunger… Continue reading Breaking News: Quality and Affordability no longer Mutually Exclusive
Waterproof Safety Interlock Switches for Commercial Vehicles that Last
The last thing Commercial vehicle and work truck manufacturers want to hear about is how someone got hurt while using one of their vehicles. In addition to the liability concerns, it’s just not good for sales when word gets out… Continue reading Waterproof Safety Interlock Switches for Commercial Vehicles that Last
Take the Plunge with a CPI Plunger Switch!
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!