NORTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/26/12 -- CPS Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: CPSH) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark office has issued U.S. Patent 8,132,493. This patent, titled "Hybrid Tile Metal Matrix Composite Armor," builds on two prior CPS armor patents and describes additional novel features such as mounting or shock absorbing posts that can be integrated directly into CPS HybridTech Armor® structures. This is the third patent issued to CPS related to its unique system for ballistic and blast protection, and the Company has additional patents pending in this area.
Commenting on this latest patent, Richard W. Adams, Senior Vice-President and Chief Technical Officer, said, "Our unique technology provides many armor design variants, and we continue to invent in this market space as we discover new materials to combine with our process in an array of applications. In addition to ballistic and blast protective armor solutions, our new material developments are combining with our capability to produce large MMC structures exceeding 1m x 2m, enabling us to expand our product portfolio."
CPS serves a portfolio of end markets with advanced material solutions, the most significant solution being metal matrix composites (MMCs). CPS has a proprietary, leading position in MMCs today, primarily providing electronics OEMs with thermal management components to increase performance and reliability. CPS products are used in internet routers and switches, motor controllers for hybrid vehicles, electric trains and subway cars, cellular telephone base stations and electricity-generating wind turbines, among other applications.
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