Tag: thermal switches
Looking at 2021 – The Rear View Mirror that Wasn’t
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
CPI Thermals Do Their Part to Thwart Bank Robbers
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
It Gets Hot in the Kitchen
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
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… Continue reading When to use a Real Thermal Switch not a Sensor
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… Continue reading Oil & Gas Industry Offshore Drilling Equipment – The Definition of Toughness.