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FD5 Actuator introduction

We are very excited to introduce our 5th generation line of electro-hydraulic actuators: the MLT-FD5. The MLT-FD5 electro-hydraulic proportional actuator has been designed to shift a directional control valve spool by either mounting directly to it (FD version) or by means of mechanical linkage (CE-16 version). The […]

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TP56 Locomotive radio remote control

Custom Controls Inc. and Tractive Power Corporation recently completed work on the TP56 Industrial Locomotive Switcher. In layman’s terms it’s a remote controlled train!!! The project took about 6 months to go from concept to reality, working closely with Tractive Power and outside rail engineers we helped […]

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One Screw Loose

Sometimes the biggest tragedies stem from the silliest of problems. In an article published by the United Steel Workers, an accident occurred where a crane operator was unable to control the crane while moving a 28,000 lbs roll in a temper mill. In an otherwise routine operation, […]

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Custom Controls’ Presentation

Custom Controls’ Managing Director recently gave a presentation on the Important Considerations when Choosing Radio Remote Control Systems: applications, technology and safety. In this presentation, Custom Controls stresses the importance of selecting a system that is the right fit for your application, as your jobsite safety is […]

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New Website

Custom Controls is excited to announce our brand new website! Our goal was to create a central point of knowledge where you can easily access our extensive product line. In addition to the new look and feel, we have organized the content into the three major categories […]

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Featured Case Study

Featured Case Study Falcon Equipment
As the power infrastructure ages, maintaining power lines is becoming more labor intensive and the need for increased productivity and higher levels of safety is ever increasing. BC Hydro required a control system that would be safe to operate in close proximity to high voltage power lines while they are still active... read more »