In a past life I was privileged to work on the very first fly-by-wire system used on the F16. This was the first system of its type used in an operational jet fighter utilizing a quad redundant custom designed CPU… Continue reading Thermal Switches for Military and Commercial Jets
Like many other USA based manufacturers, CPI had many reasons to be optimistic about 2021 back in December of 2020. A COVID vaccine was on the horizon, business was off, but continued at reasonable levels. There was lots of talk… Continue reading Looking at 2021 – The Rear View Mirror that Wasn’t
In the good-old days, your basic bank heist required little more than some nerves of steel, a simple disguise, and a handwritten note demanding cash. Indeed as recently as 1992 in cities like Los Angeles and New York, there were… Continue reading CPI Thermals Do Their Part to Thwart Bank Robbers
As we all look forward to a greener, more sustainable energy future, the promise of hydrogen based fuel cells is certainly one of the most exciting energy technologies on the cusp of mainstream acceptance. Fuel cells were a 10 billion… Continue reading Fuel Cell Thermal Management by CPI
Earlier this year the state of Texas saw one of its most devastating statewide power outages when winter storms rolled through the state and left freezing temperatures behind for weeks. While the vast majority of power was lost due to… Continue reading CPI Helps Keep Windmills Warm
Power requirements in your average helicopter represent a few uncommon challenges. Consider the startup power required to get those turbines spinning. Then the instantaneous braking force necessary to respond to the pilots commands in real-time as he dips and rises… Continue reading CPI Thermal Switches, Tried and True for Aviation Applications
As electric vehicles begin to change the face of transportation in USA, and the world, the conversation is all about charging the batteries. Charging stations are popping up all over the country. Most of these employ traditional charging cables with… Continue reading CPI Custom Thermal Switches for High Dielectric Applications.
Food processing and Galley equipment include many components designed to reach high temperatures and stay there for extended periods of time. In this equipment, fire hazards and thermal runaway are key safety concerns. Even food packaging equipment used in production… Continue reading It Gets Hot in the Kitchen
While change often comes slowly in the vast military industrial complex, there’s often good reason for that. That’s at least partly because battlefield conditions continue to dictate many of the same unique and complex operating requirements for vehicles, machines, guns,… Continue reading CPI Thermals Take the Heat in Military Vehicles.
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University has long been a staple of aviation education across the United States. Formed in 1925, It is the largest accredited university system specializing in aviation and aerospace. It has multiple locations with its primary campus residing… Continue reading CPI Thermals Help Young Pilots, Fly Safe