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Eaton Electronic Motor Starters

Eaton Electronic Motor Starter

The EMS is equipped with a solid state contactor and built-in overload protection in a compact, easy to install package. The EMS is capable providing forward and reversing functions without the need for an additional contactor. It is also equipped with an optional emergency-stop feature built into the firmware. This compact solution provides up to 78% space savings over traditional electro-mechanical starters.
Wiring benefits Include:

    • Panel space savings.
    • No additional auxiliary contacts.
    • No redundant contactors for main circuit.
    • Up to 70% less hardware components.
    • Up to 60% less assembling and wiring effort.
Applications Include:

    • Logistics.
    • Conveyor control.
    • Production machines.
    • Tooling machines.
    • Packaging machines.
    • Small elevators.
    • Agriculture automation.
    • Motor direct start.
    • Motor reversing start.
    • Motor protection.
    • E-Stop with Cat. 3 / SIL3 / Ple.
    • Communication interface SWD.
HP ratings:
    • 0.5 – 5 HP @ 480V.
Current range:
    • 0.18…9.0A.
    • 0.18A…2.4A.
    • 1.5A…6.5A/7A (SWD)(AC-53a) 9.0A (AC-51).
Control voltage:
    • 24Vdc (SWD self supplied).
Device width:
    • 30mm.
    • CE, cULus, ATEX, CCC, EAC.

Eaton Electronic Motor Starter 
Download Your Eaton Electronic Motor Starter Brochure here!

Please contact us for a quotation or if you need help selecting the right product for your application. Call (800)584‐5565 or emails us here 

Arc-Flash Detection Relay


Circuit breakers (CBs) or overcurrent protection devices (OCPDs) alone do not provide optimal protection for your personnel and equipment. The Littelfuse Arc-Flash Relays rapidly detect an arc flash and send a trip signal to interrupt power.
Simple Plug & Play Installation and Maintenance

The Littelfuse Arc-Flash Relays and sensors are easily retrofitted into existing switchgear or pre-installed in new equipment with little or no configuration. Even elaborate systems only take minutes to configure using the relays’ built-in USB interface software, and the innovative digital inputs/outputs on the AF0500 and AF0100.
Features include:

    • Improve sustainability and life of electrical equipment.
    • Lower the PPE Category of the equipment.
    • Provide protection against equipment damage and potential injury to personnel or incident energy.
    • Easily installed without changes to existing layout.
    • Flexible sensor configuration for any application.
    • No additional software is required.

Download your Littelfuse Arc Flash Relay Brochure here!

Please contact us for a quotation or if you need help selecting the right product for your application. Call (800)584‐5565 or emails us here 
Michael Sandonato
Avon, MA

Schmersal Compact safety controller PSC1-C-10

Simplify your safety system with Schmersal’s PSC1 compact programmable safety controller!

The Schmersal safety control system PSC1 is a programmable compact safety controllers with I/O extension modules for signal processing of emergency stop switches, guard door switches, light grids and additional mechanical and electronic safety switchgear.
Features include:

    • Safe logic control according to Annex IV of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC
    • Connection for all standard safety relays up to PL e and SIL 3
    • Modular expansion with up to 272 inputs / outputs
    • Secure 2 A p-switching semiconductor outputs, can be switched to secure p-/n-switching semiconductor outputs
    • Freely programmable inputs / outputs, 2 A p-switching
    • Safe drive monitoring according to EN 61800-5-2 (SDM – Safe Drive Monitoring) for up to 12 axes
    • Universal communication interface:
      • Supports all standard fieldbus systems
      • Setting and resetting of fieldbus protocols by software
      • Safe remote I/Os via Ethernet Safety Device to Device Communication (SDDC)
      • Safe cross-communication via Ethernet Safety Master to Master Communication (SMMC)
    • Integrated Schmersal SD Bus connection to the standard field bus systems
    • Safety functionalities up to SIL 3 according to IEC 61508 / IEC 62061, PL e and Cat. 4 according to EN ISO 13849-1


 Download the Schmersal PSC1 Safety Controller Catalog Here!

Please contact us for a quotation or if you need help selecting the right product for your application. Call (800)584‐5565 or emails us here 
Michael Sandonato

Moxa Double The Reliability - Double The Success Promotion


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Double The Reliability - Double The Success Promotion 

Did you know that Moxa’s industry-leading NPort serial device servers and Ethernet switches have successfully connected millions of legacy devices to Ethernet networks, all the way to the control room?

Moxa products feature industrial-grade ruggedness, high network reliability, and a user-friendly design to help modernize your operations.

Try Moxa and Save! 
Receive a discount on the NPort 5150A, NPort 5150A-T, SDS-3008 and SDS-3008-T through October 31, 2018. (Quantity Limitations Apply).

Need help selecting a product for your application?  We can help. Email us or call us at (800)584-5565! 
Shop Now - Offer Ends 10/31/2018.

Products offered in this promotion are:


Moxa SDS3008 Smart Switch

MOXA SDS-3008 Series Compact industrial smart Ethernet switch system with 8-port of fast Ethernet interfaces, 
Learn More below >>
Moxa SDS-3008
Moxa SDS-3008-T

Moxa Nport 5150A serial device server

MOXA NPort 5150A 
1 port device server, 10/100M Ethernet, RS-232/422/485
Learn More below >>
MOXA NPort 5150A
MOXA NPort 5150A-T

Finder Slim Relay with Output Fusing

Save time and space with Finder's ultra slim, simple and versatile Family of Relay interface modules!

The MasterPLUS relay interface modules accepts an output fuse module, for the easy and space efficient protection of output circuits.
Features include:

  • (Electro Mechanical Relay) EMR: 6 to 125 V AC/DC, 125 and 220 V DC, 230 V AC and 24…240 V AC/DC supply.
  • (Solid State Relay) SSR: 24 - 125 V AC/DC, 6 to 220 V DC, 230 V AC and 24…240 V AC/DC supply.
  • Special 125 V AC/DC and 230 V AC leakage current suppression types (39.31.3, 39.61.3 EMR and 39.30.3, 39.60.3 SSR).
  • Screw terminal and Push-in terminal.

Download the Finder MasterINTERFACE Relay Interface Product Offering Here!

Please contact us for a quotation or if you need help selecting the right product for your application. Call (800)584‐5565 or emails us here 

Moxa Smart Ethernet Switch SDS-3008


Moxa’s SDS‐3008 Smart Ethernet Switch is the ideal product for applications that require more than an Unmanaged Switch but not the full features of a Managed Switch.
Moxa SDS-3008 Smart Switch
Features include:
  • Compact and flexible housing design to fit into confined spaces 
  • Web-based graphical user interface design for easy deviceconfiguration and management 
  • EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, and Modbus/TCP industrial protocols supported for easy integration and monitoring in automation HMI/SCADA systems 
  • Multi-language web GUI: English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, German, and French
  • Supports RSTP/STP for network redundancy
  • Security features based on IEC-62443
Let us help you save time and Money!  Download the Moxa SDS-3008 product bulletin here!

Please contact us for a quotation or if you need help selecting the right product for your application. Call (800)584‐5565 or emails us here 

ABB ACS380 machinery drive


Coming Soon! ABB's New machinery drive the ACS380 Series is ideal for both machine builders looking to save money when integrating a VFD and end users wanting to increase their productivity without sacrificing performance. The ACS380 Series machinery drive offers pre-configured drive variants, adaptive programming and an icon-based user interface, this drive is simple and easy to integrate into your system.

Download the ABB ACS380 Series Machinery Dive Catalog here!
ABB ACS380 Seires Machinery Drives

ACS380 Features Included:
  • 0.25 to 22 kW.
  • 0.37 to 30 HP.
  • 200 to 480 V.
  • Unified height and depth of the IP20 product family simplifies wiring in cabinet installations.
  • Available with EMC and connectivity variants and pre-configured fieldbus protocols (Ethernet/IP™, Modbus TCP, EtherCAT®, PROFIBUS, PROFINET, CANopen®). The standard variant of the drive comes with extensive I/O and built-in Modbus RTU protocol.
  • Adaptive programming for fine tuning the application functionality.
  • Built-in icon based interface for easy configuration. 
  • Integrated safety with safe torque off (STO) as standard.

Note: All models will be available in the 4th Quarter 2018.  Please contact us for a quotation or if you need help selecting the right product for your application. Call (800)584‐5565 or emails us here 

ABB Baldor-Reliance food safe motors (Stainless Steel NEMA Motors)

Baldor-Reliance food safe motors are designed with smooth contours and advanced sealing, exceed IP69K for water to maximize motor life in high pressure, sanitary cleaning environments.  Download the Stainless Steel Motor Food and Beverage Catalog here!
Reliability in intense cleaning environments
How do you know if your facility's equipment is able to withstand Clean in Place (CIP) procedures? The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has defined an ingress protection code for enclosures called IP69K, which addresses actual CIP procedures utilizing high pressure, high temperature, and close-range cleaning methods. Baldor-Reliance food safe motors meet this rating due to the smooth contour and finish along with continuous welds to eliminate harboring points for bacteria to grow, survive and reproduce while giving enough space to access the minor crevices for proper sanitation. Internal and external shaft seals on both ends protect against ingress at shaft extension points. The product line spans single and three phase ratings in foot mounted and footless configurations providing equipment and application flexibility. Foot mounted designs meet NEMA standard mounting dimensions with continuously welded independent feet allowing easier access and clearance for proper cleaning procedures. Single phase models have a single conduit box for the capacitor and lead connections. Typical single phase motors have accessory boxes located at the F3 position of the motor, creating more opportunities for contaminants and water to enter the capacitor connections, or worse, the motor windings.
Worker safety from installation through operation
When it comes time for your maintenance engineer to replace the existing motor with a new Baldor-Reliance food safe motor, you can rest assured there is no additional rerouting of your power source leads or rotating motor orientation. ABB Baldor has designed a 3-piece, O-ring sealed rotatable conduit box for installation flexibility. Color-coded leads ensure proper connections, with heat shrink connectors that provide a waterproof seal.
Built in US manufacturing facilities, with footless ratings from 1/2 up to 15 horsepower and foot mounted ratings from 1/2 through 30 horsepower.
Please Call us (800)584‐5565 or emails us here for a quotation or if you need help selecting the right product for your application.

Datalogic Light Curtains

Datalogic has more than 40 years of experience in the sensors and safety sector, developing their first product, a Photoelectric Sensor, in 1972. Today, Datalogic is one of the largest manufacturers of sensor and safety products worldwide. Datalogic offer's a complete line of type 2 and type 4 safety light curtains for machine safeguarding and access control in dangerous areas, with basic and advanced functions, such as integrated muting, override, blanking, cascade-able & configurable models.
Their newest Series 'SLIM' is designed with the highest mechanical flexibility for a perfect fit into machine structures
Datalogic’s Sensors and Safety portfolio solves customer applications in Factory Automation, specializing in Processing and Packaging machinery, and Automated Material Handling Systems related to Manufacturing Industries such as:
  • Automotive
  • Electronics
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Food & Beverage
  • Paper and Printing
  • Woodworking
  • Ceramics
  • Glass
  • Textiles
  • and more.


Download the Datalogic Light Curtain Product overview Bulletin Here. 
Please Call us (800)584‐5565 or emails us here for a quotation or if you need help selecting the right product for your application.

Power Distribution & Safety Disconnect Systems

Let us help you deliver safe and reliable power with a Customized Power Distribution System.  For over 50 years, Controller Service and Sales has been manufacturing custom control panels for applications in Motor Control, Power Distribution and Process Automation. Our UL 508A panel panel shop can help you design, build, test, and service a control panel built around your application! 

Download The Custom Power Distribution Product Bulletin Here.
Controller Service and Sales Power Distribution Systems are used in applications that included:
  • Remote Power Distribution.
  • Product Testing and Quality Control.
  • Welding.
  • Heater Control.
  • Generators.
  • Lighting.

Custom Power Distribution and Safety Disconnect Systems

Features include:
  • Lightweight Aluminum Construction.
  • Viewing Window.
  • Handle – Makes Carrying Easy.
  • Mounting Tabs.
  • UL 489 Circuit Breakers.
  • ON/OFF Switch Available.
  • Pilot light Available.
  • Built‐in Timer Available.
  • Power Plugs HP Rated. (Disconnect Rated Available.)
  • Front Fixed Panel - For Safety & Easy Wiring Access.
  • UL 508A Listed Available. (Product must be fixed mounted.)

We’ll customize based on your application! Call us today for a quotation - (800)584‐5565 or emails us here!


Take the First Step in IIoT Compatibility!

The eXware represents a first step into the implementation of IIoT and Industry 4.0 compatibility. eXware is rugged and compact controller designed as a powerful IIoT Gateway. The product can integrate JMobile HMI with HTML interface and powerful gateway functions, IEC 61131 PLC with CODESYS V3 & I/O expandability, JMcloud secure remote connection. It is a powerful HMI without direct visualization. It is the ideal device to start building cloud edge solutions.

What is eXware?


  • Secure Industrial VPN
  • Protocol Gateway (OPC UA / Modbus / Ethernet/IP, and more)
  • PLC w/ Fieldbus
  • Webserver HMI 
  • Enterprise & IOT Gateway
  • OPCUA Client / Server

What does eXware do?


  • Enables Remote Support for all Connected Devices
  • Enables Secure Cloud & Enterprise Integration
  • Provides an Integrated Protocol & FieldBus Gateway
  • Provides a 'Browser Based' HMI 
  • Complete Machine/Process Controller w/ Integrated PLC
  • Provides Data Collection & Reporting
  • Provides Easy IoT Integration

Download your eXware Tech Brief here or contact us for a product presentation.

Datalogic Introduces a New Safety Laser Area Scanner

With Datalogic's New Laser Sentinel, configurable safety and warning areas can now be easily designed according to the geometry of your machinery and factory.  The Laser Sentinel can also be installed on vehicles to guarantee the safety of operators and plant personnel.
Features include: 275° monitoring, 5.5 meter safety area, 40 meter safety warning area, high detection performances in compact size and advanced dust filtering.  The Datalogic Laser Sentiel is designed for Applications in:
  • Robot cells (pick and place, inspection, testing, welding, etc)
  • Palletizers / depalletizers Open machinery, process lines
  • Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV)
  • Automated Guided Carts (AGC)
  • Mobile Industrial Robots

Please contact us if you would like any additional information or a product presentation.
View an overview video presentation below or download the Datalogic Laser Sentinel Bulletin here!


Reduce the Size of your Enclosure and Save Labor Wiring Devices

SmartWire-DT Wiring Solution!
Eaton’s SmartWire-DT is the intelligent machine wiring solution that reduces panel and machine wiring complexity by consolidating complex circuit wiring into a single cable. When assembling your machine, connecting components over SmartWire-DT is fast and simple both inside and outside the control cabinet. Once the machine is built, SmartWire-DT streamlines testing and reduces installation, commissioning, and troubleshooting to save you time and money.

For more information: Email us, call us at (800)584-5565  or watch a 2 ½ minute video below! 

Motor Lead Disconnect


Thomas & Betts (Blackburn Compression Fittings) offers Motor Lead / Pigtail Connectors that are quick and reliable when servicing and replacing electric motors.  No bolting, taping or loose connections when you use these connectors!

Features Include:
Complete line of motor lead disconnects for 600 V and 5 kV applications, covering wire range from #16 through 4/0 AWG.
Fast, snap-together assembly offers maximum labor savings.
No need for nuts, bolts and washers or insulating tape – simply slide on reusable boot.
Total assembly fits into tight motor housings.
Quick disconnect – no knife cutting of melted tape, eliminating the risk of accidental cutting of wire insulation, resulting motor downtime and installer exposure.
Meet or exceed electrical and mechanical performance of bolted connections.
Constructed of high-conductivity copper with tin-plating.
Female disconnects equipped with beryllium copper interface band for dependable connections.

View a short video demonstrating Motor Lead Disconnect Time Comparison to traditional Motor Lead Bolt on and Tape Method: 


IDEC MicroSmart Pentra FC5A PLC Real Time Clock - Automatic Clock Adjustment


Create a Real Time Clock with your IDEC MicroSmart Pentra FC5A PLC.  This PLC Logic will Automatically Set Date, Time and Adjust for Standard Time and Daylight Savings Time when internet access is available. 

IDEC PLC FC5A-D12S1E, FC5A-D12K1E Using the IDEC MicroSmart Pentra FC5A-D12K1E or FC5A-D12S1E PLC with the optional FC4A-PT1 Clock Cartridge (Real-time Clock Cartridge), we have created a PLC application to automatically set the correct time for the PLC.  With this application, automatically set the PLC time accurately and automatically adjust for Daylight Savings Time and Standard Time.  The IDEC FC4A-PT1 Clock Cartridge has the following features – Time Zone, Year, Month, Day, Day of Week, Hour, Minute and Second.  This PLC application will work anywhere as long as there is access to the internet or access to the local time clock server.   Never again manually check or adjust the Real-Time Clock Cartridge Settings!

Contact Controller Service & Sales Co., Inc. for more information or click here purchase your copy of this PLC logic today.
Jerry McNeil

IDEC PLC and HMI Touch Screen Training


IDEC PLC / HMI Programming Training
Learn how to install, program and troubleshoot IDEC PLC’s and HMI’s
IDEC PLC, HMI basic training focusing on IDEC’s Automation Organizer Suite programming software.

Training course will cover:

  • IDEC MicroSmart FC4A, MicroSmart Pentra FC5A, MicroSmart FC6A Series PLC.
  • IDEC HG1G, HG2G, HG3G, HG4G Series HMI Touchscreens.
  • PLC Addressing.
  • RLL (Relay Ladder Logic) programming instruction sets - Timers, Counters, Move instructions, Math, Analog input, Analog output, email, Real Time Clock.
  • PLC / HMI Communications (Serial - ASCII, Modbus RTU, Ethernet – ASCII, Modbus TCP).
  • Learn how to wire an IDEC PLC and HMI.
  • Learn how to troubleshoot PLC code and hardware.


Required for training:


Software, PLC and/or HMI are required for IDEC PLC / HMI training.  Purchase of hardware must be through Controller Service & Sales Co., Inc.  If trainee does not currently own IDEC Automation Software Suite, an IDEC Starter Kit is required.  Contact Controller Service & Sales Co., Inc. for IDEC Starter Kit model numbers.

Contact us for more information or to schedule your training. Call (800)584‐5565 or emails us here! 


Jerry McNeil

Wiring Duct Cutter



Wiring Duct Cutter – New From IBOCO!
Bench mount design is portable and cuts mid to high volumes of Wiring Duct and Cover and increases productivity over using hand tools. Accurate cutting blade and measuring bar.
Product Features:
  • Useful for all Slotted Trunking Series.
  • Precise and clean cuts, even for large cross-sections.
  • Adjustable stop piece for cutting down to a determined length.
  • Easy readable ruler.
  • Wiring Ducts and covers need to be cut separately.
Download a product overview bulletin here or please contact Controller Service and Sales if you would like any additional information.
Michael Sandonato

Managed Ethernet Switch Training



Managed Ethernet Switch Training
Learn how to properly configure Managed Ethernet switches
Often industrial Ethernet networks are not configured properly, connected to an existing unknown control network, or corporate network.  This can reduce industrial network control throughput, network failure or, Remote I/O latency plus unexpected added startup time.

Training course will cover:
  • Understanding and implementing a proper network configuration.
  • Improve network throughput.
  • Understand network addressing and how to properly configure.
  • Network Redundancy.
  • Easily view and analyze and troubleshoot an Ethernet network with Moxa’s iNMS (Industrial Network Management Software).
  • Network isolation.
  • Network security.
  • How to improve / prevent network failures.  Lightning / surge protection improvement.
  • PoE (Power-Over-Ethernet).
  • Protocol communications – Ethernet/IP - Connectivity to Rockwell AB RSLinx/ControlLogix


Training will include:
  • Moxa EDS-405A Managed Ethernet Switch (Trainee keeps EDS-405A Managed Ethernet switch after training).
  • Hands-On intraoperative connectivity, troubleshooting and analysis.


Required for training:
  • PC


Moxa is a leader in industrial Ethernet networking, communications and IP Surveillance.  Moxa includes a 5-Year warranty on most of their hardware.  Free phone support.  Free firmware updates.  Free configuration utility.


Jerry McNeil

Datalogic Matrix 120 ultra-compact industrial 2D imager

Matrix 120™ is the smallest ultra-compact industrial 2D imager that fits into any integration space. This is the newest entry level member of the best-in-class Matrix family of high performance industrial 2D imagers.
  • Ultra-compact. 
  • External Smart User Selectable Focus. 
  • Complete Product Range.
  • IP65 protection. 
  • Glass-free protection. 
  • Multiple connectivity options:  Serial, USB, Ethernet,  5-30 VDC.


Please contact Controller Service and Sales if you would like any additional information or if you would like to arrange a product presentation.


Michael Sandonato

Integrated Panel Management

Integrated Panel Management:
75% of all control panel troubleshooting & debugging is point to point wiring.  Controller Service and Sales can help you optimize the 'Total Enclosure' while reducing your labor cost.
We offer a wide variety of DIN Rail, Wire Duct, Spiral and Flexible Duct that can and help increase your panel’s value.  Please contact us for more information.
Michael Sandonato

Thomas & Betts Wire Management



Panel Builders & System Integrators must meet demanding delivery schedules while maintaining quality and safety. Key business drivers are building high performance, reliable and safe electrical panel boards, improving operational efficiencies while maintaining high quality, and completing jobs on time, within budget.  Thomas & Betts (a Division of ABB), is committed to helping you meet the unique challenges encountered in system integration and panel building by offering electrical solutions, systems and services that deliver value.
Controller Service & Sales is your Authorized T&B Distributor.  Our T&B Product offering Includes:
  • Cable Protection Systems
  • Conduit Systems
  • Fittings
  • Power Connection & Control
  • Connectors & Grounding
  • Power & High Voltage
  • Wire Termination
  • Wire Duct
  • Safety Technology
  • Lighting
  • Surge Protection
  • Wire & Cable Management
  • Boxes & Covers
  • Fastening Systems
  • Identification & Supplies
  • Metal Framing & Cable Tray
Michael Sandonato

Mencom Plastic Port Adapters



Mencom offers Plastic Port Adapters that are Low profile, Low cost & IP65 rating.   These panel connectors are available in RJ45 & USB type B, USB 3.0 type A, and A/B converter options. 
Custom options are also available! In addition to plastic shells, Mencom also manufactures standard aluminum, stainless steel and, a new low profile nickel plated brass shell for the harsher environments. Please contact us for details.


Features include:
Total protection against dust and jets of water from all directions.
Convenient access to PLC or other devices inside a panel.
Sealed, rugged design for tough environments.



Products include:

RJ45-M25-PA (non-shielded)
RJ45S-M25-PA (with shield)
USB Type A
D-USB-AFAF-M25-PA (type A to type A)
D-USB-AFBF-M25-PA (type A to type B)
USB Type B
D-USB-BFBF-M25-PA (type B to type B)
D-USB-BFAF-M25-PA (type B to type A)


Download the Mencom product bulletin covering features and dimensions or contact Controller Service and Sales if you need any additional information.
Michael Sandonato

Eaton Bussmann Combination Power Distribution Block and Fuse Block!

Combination power distribution block and fuse block!
Bussmann series Class J fuse block features power distribution capability.
The Bussmann Patented Combination power distribution block and fuse block reduces wire connections and total panel components, using up to 65 percent less panel space and reducing installation time and labor by an average of 33 percent when compared with traditional fuse block/power distribution block solutions.
Features and benefits:
  • Combination power distribution block and fuseblock reduces wire connections and total panel components, using up to 65 percent less panel space and reducing installation time and labor by an average of 33 percent when compared with traditional fuse block/power distributionblock solutions.
  • A 200,000 amp withstand rating helps achieve a higher assembly short-circuit current rating (SCCR) for compliance with NEC® sections 110.10, 409.110(4), 409.22, 440.4(B), 670.3(A)(4) and 670.5.
  • Optional see-through cover enhances safety with IP20 finger-safe protection, lockout/tagout capability and open circuit indication.
  • Available in 1-, 2- and 3-pole configurations to meet stocking requirements.
  • To reduce inventory, assembly time and labor, modular single-pole blocks snap-together for tool-less assembly of multiple poles at point of use.
  • Blocks rated up to 60 amps feature DIN-Rail and panel mount versatility, which allows one product to be used for multiple applications without incurring additional inventory cost.
Download your product bulletin here or please contact Controller Service and Sales if you have any questions regarding this or if you need any additional information. 
Michael Sandonato

Moxa Ethernet Switches Managed and Unmanaged


Moxa provides a full offering of quality products for industrial networking, computing, and automation, and maintains a distribution and service network that reaches customers in more than 70 countries. Their products have connected over 30 million devices worldwide in a wide range of applications, including factory automation, smart rail, smart grid, intelligent transportation, oil & gas, marine, and mining. By continually improving staff expertise in a variety of technologies and markets, Moxa aims to be the first choice for industrial automation solutions.

Moxa offers:
  • Free Expert Technical Support.
  • Easier Network Management
  • Industry   Leading Reliability.

Shop now:

Michael Sandonato

IDEC Emergency Stop Buttons


IDEC continues to offer more Emergency Stop switches, for more applications, than any other manufacturer:
  • Smooth buttons that resist dirt and dust buildup.
  • Space saving designs to fit even the shallowest panels.
  • Pad lockable e-stops that prevent unauthorized resets.
  • Class I Zone 1 e-stops for hazardous locations.

All with exclusive technology that guarantees machine shut-off even when switches are damaged. Find solutions for your estop needs by downloading the New IDEC E-Stop brochure here!

Tested. Proven. Improving.

All IDEC E-Stop devices meet or exceed international safety standards. The HW Series now has UL NISD category certification and is IEC compliant, CSA certified, TUV approved and CE marked. To provide additional assurance that IDEC E-Stops can be counted on when needed most, our engineers perform in-depth failure analysis on every E-stop. This is what led to the design of the X Series with IDEC’s patented “safe break action,” which assures machines stop even if the emergency switch is damaged. And as we strive for continuous improvement, the X Series is now UL Type 4X rated for corrosion resistance.

Please contact us if you would like any additional information and or a product presentation.

Michael Sandonato

ABB Molded Case Circuit Breakes Tmax XT


New from ABB - low voltage molded case circuit breakers up to 250A for UL 489 and CSA C22.2 Standards!  

ABB’s Tmax XT is a highly advanced family of circuit breakers with unparalleled versatility of use and the ability to solve all installation challenges.

The Tmax XT Breakers are fitted with the very latest generation thermomagnetic and electronic trip units. 

Tmax XT family key facts:

  • Extended amperages & breaking capacities for XT1 & XT2 for high, more versatile performance in small sizes.
  • Flexibility due to a full range of plug-in and various withdrawable options.
  • Compact dimensions to create a small, but powerful package.
  • High interrupting rating (200kA) with more trip unit options.
  • Expanded trip unit accessories for increased interaction and coordination with other breakers starting at XT2.
  • Dual rated UL/CSA and IEC.

Download the ABB Tmax XT technical catalog here

Michael Sandonato

Exor eTOP507MFB food and beverage industry HMI / Operator Interface


The Exor eTOP507MFB is an HMI product specifically designed for applications in food and beverage industry.

Product design conforms to the guidelines in DIN EN 1672-2 'Food processing machinery – Safety and hygiene requirements'.

The stainless steel bezel is safe and resistant to the most critical conditions; the profile allows easy cleaning.

Front foil is in polyester. Gasket is conforming to food standards. The protection degree IP69K allows for high-pressure, high-temperature cleaning. The product can be installed in food areas without any additional protection.

The eTOP507MFB features a high-brightness, contrast-enhanced ruggedized 7” TFT widescreen (16:9) display with LED backlight. The durable projected capacitive touchscreen requires a human touch, eliminating false activations, can be operated with thin gloves.

Please contact Controller Service and Sales for additional information or Download product information below:

Michael Sandonato

Industrial Enclosure Fan Heater with Thermostat


Larger electrical cabinets need higher power heaters to maintain temperature and keep condensation at bay!

Hammond Manufacturing has added a high power 1300 Watt thermostatically controlled cabinet heater, available in 120 V 60 Hz and 230 V 50/60 Hz versions, to its FLH Series. The new model extends the series to 5 different wattage alternatives,

The FLH Series offers automatic operation. The built-in thermostat can be adjusted from 0 to 100°F, -18 to +38°C; the integral fan can run constantly or operate automatically under the control of the embedded thermostat.

Features Include:

  • Designed to prevent condensation or maintain minimum temperature in enclosures.
  • Built in Thermostat. (-18 C to +38 C) (0 F to +100 F)
  • Fan Auto/On switch with pilot light for Heat On indication
  • High temperature safety protection
  • Aluminum alloy outer casing
  • Connection via terminal block.
  • 1300W models are cURus approved only.

Download the FLH Series product specification Here.  Please contact Controller Service and Sales if you have questions regarding this or if you need any additional information.

Michael Sandonato
Avon, Ma

Seifert LED Cabinet and Enclosure LED Lighting.


The New stripLite LED light fixture is the economical and space saving solution for cabinet and enclosure lighting. The state of the art LED technology ensures a long and maintenance free life cycle.

Features Include:
  • Combined AC & DC voltage range - allows the universal use with only one single model.
  • ON/OFF switch or motion sensor available.
  • Various fitting options for more flexibility.
  • Daisy Chain Adapter or cables allow to connect up to 16 lights with AC and up to 8 lights with DC voltage.
  • Power Socket Adapter with re- settable power circuit breaker.
  • Innovative fixing accessories with swivel, allow to direct the light to where it is actually needed.
  • Connectorized for fast and easy installation.
Michael Sandonato
Avon, Ma

Hammond's New HN4WM Series gasketed wall mount enclosures.


The HN4WM Series gasketed wall mount enclosures from Hammond Manufacturing are sealed to UL 508 Type 4, CSA Type 4 and IEC 60529, IP66, providing protection where the enclosure may be hosed down, installed in wet or dusty conditions or be used in outdoor applications. The strong and rigid enclosures are designed to house a wide variety of electrical, electronic, hydraulic or pneumatic controls and instruments.
There are 12 standard sizes in the family, ranging from 24 x 42 x 8 inches to 48 x 48 x 12 inches. Manufactured from formed 12 gauge steel, phosphatized and finished in recoatable smooth ANSI 61 gray powder coating, all sizes have smooth, continuously welded seams. The doors have a seamless poured-in place gasket for long life environmental sealing after repeated opening and closing cycles. The doors are attached with heavy gauge continuous hinges and feature three-point locking system with a pad-lockable handle for added security.
A removable inner panel is included and is finished in white powder coating; the center post between the doors provides added structural rigidity and is removable for easy installation of the inner panel. A grounding stud is provided in the enclosure and a bonding stud is provided on the door; ground wire kits are available as an optional accessory.
Download a the HN4WM Product bulletin here.  Please contact Controller Service and Sales for any additional information or if you would like a quotation.

Michael Sandonato
Avon, Ma

Eaton Bussmann's Compact Circuit Protector (CCP)


The Compact Circuit Protector (CCP) fused disconnect switch with CUBEFuse™ is 2/3 the footprint of a traditional fusible switch and provides a high 200kA SCCR that can help increase assembly SCCR.

Features Include:
  • Full voltage  rated at 600Vac. 
  • 125Vdc rated up to 80A max (100KA).
  • 1-, 2- and 3-pole versions  are horsepower rated.
  • Complies with UL and CSA.
  • UL 98 Listed and suitable for branch circuit disconnect and branch circuit protection.
  • Uses Class CF finger-safe fast-acting and time-delay CUBEFuse with Class J electrical performance.
  • Padlockable handle for lockout/tagout procedures.

Please contact Controller Service and Sales for more information on download your product bulleting here: Eaton Bussmann's Compact Circuit Protector (CCP) with CUBEFuse.

Michael Sandonato
Avon, Ma

SafeSide Thru-Door Voltage Indicator and Voltage Test Station


SafeSide thru-door voltage indicators provide electrical safety information while the panel doors are safely closed. Using this product can help reduce voltage exposure and Arc Flash Risk by providing an electrician with a voltage indicator before opening the enclosure door. Next, the electrician should replicate a zero voltage reading with his voltmeter. This “one-size-fits-all” solution detects 3-phase AC or DC voltage from 40-750VAC/30-1000VDC.

Features: Applications:
  • Redundant Circuitry / Long Life LED's
  • Potted Construction with 6' Leads
  • Phase Insensitive
  • 30mm Pushbutton or Pilot Hole
  • High Surge Immunity
  • UL Listed, Type 4X, 12, 13
  • Circuit Breaker Disconnects - No Visible Blades
  • High Energy Panels (NFPA 70E Category 3 or 4
  • Frequently Accessed Panels
  • Mechanical LOTO: Indicating Zero Energy
  • Panels with Multiple Power Sources
  • UL Listed, Type 4X, 12, 13
Contact us for more information and technical support or download product catalogs here:
Michael Sandonato
Avon, Ma

Scott O'Day Point of view

Scott O’Day, vice president of sales and marketing at Controller Service & Sales, headquartered in Avon, Mass.
pointed out that his firm charges for some value-added services—including VFD start-up and service, technical support, component assembly, kitting, and training to a lesser degree.
“We’ve been doing it off and on for the past 10 years,” he said. “We specialize in industrial motor control and automation products, and some of the charges are line items and others are buried into the cost of the equipment..
We have a UL508 panel shop in Providence, R.I., where we take the components that we sell and engineer and package them into control systems. . We charge for engineering, start-up, and labor and assembly—it’s often seamlessly built into the customer’s price. “Our customers are definitely okay with that, he continued. “If they are charged for other services, they know it up front...
When we have engineers go out to evaluate and service equipment. We charge for that on a per hour basis plus expenses. We also pick and choose our battles. If it’s a large account with a long-term relationship, we usually do it for no charge. We try to charge first and then be flexible. Retaining our customers is important.”
When we have engineers go out to evaluate and service equipment. We charge for that on a per hour basis plus expenses. We also pick and choose our battles. If it’s a large account with a long-term relationship, we usually do it for no charge. We try to charge first and then be flexible. Retaining our customers is important.”

To read full story: The selling points of selling Service


Charlene H.
Avon MA

WAGO Stop the Noise


Electrical noise resulting from: Drives, Switch Mode Power Supplies and Electrical Discharge can interfere with Digital, Analog, Communications Equipment and Processes.

Eliminate unwanted electrical noise with the WAGO 790 Series Shield Connection System

  • No screw installation - snap on DIN Rail mount carrier, slide in busbar, and spring equipped shield clamp
  • Vibration proof and reliable – tested up to 15G with 4000 shocks per axis
  • Complete offering - shield clamps, busbar carriers, panel mount carriers, and more for shielding with a variety of products

Contact Controller Service and Sales for more information or download the Wago Shield Connection Flyer here: Wago Shield Connection Product flyer

Michael Sandonato
Avon, Ma

Mersen DIN Rail Surge Protection Devices (SPD)


Mersen offers 2 types of DIN Rail Surge Protective Devices (SPD’s):  Modular and Pluggable.

The Mersen SPD’s are a no-fuse, fail-safe surge suppressor featuring Mersen’s patented TPMOV® technology inside. UL 1449 4th Edition approve.  They are DIN-rail mountable featuring a fail-safe self-protected design, visual indicator, and a small footprint.  A remote indicator option provides status to critical control circuitry.  The Surge-Trap SPD has a high short circuit rating and a thermally protected MOV, which eliminates the need for additional overcurrent protection devices.

Features include:

  • Easy installation or retrofit
  • DIN-rail mountable
  • Fail-safe, self-protected design
  • Remote indicator (optional)
  • Visual indicator
  • Small footprint
  • IP20 finger-safe design
  • No additional overcurrent protection devices required
  • 2-year warranty
  • Easy to replace modules (Pluggable version)
Download Catalog datasheets here:

Mersen Surge Trap SPD Modular Datasheet

Mersen Surge Trap SPD Pluggable Datasheet

Michael Sandonato
Avon, Ma

Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) cable


Controller Service & Sales offers VFD cable, sold in any length from Belden and Lutze. 

Belden is a well-known brand in the industry.  Lutze VFD cable is a great solution for flexible application.

VFD manufacturers, such as, ABB and Eaton recommend VFD cabling on most applications (except when a VFD and motor are a short distance apart).

Here are typical questions to ask:
  • What is the cable length of run from the VFD to the Motor?
  • What is the HP of the motor?
  • Since VFD’s are sized on current: What is FLA of the motor?
  • What is the VFD application?  Normal Duty?  Heavy Duty?  Scalar Mode?  Vector mode?
  • Are there premature Motor bearing failures?  Is there pitting on the shaft by the bearings of the motor?
  • Are there premature Motor failures (Coils, bearings, heat, etc)?
  • Are there premature VFD Failures?
  • How often are Motors or VFD’s being replaced?  Are failures occuring often?
  • Is the motor VFD rated?
  • Is VFD cable used in the application?
  • What is the cost of downtime?

If motor bearings are failing prematurely, or there is pitting on the shaft of the motor, this is caused by the phenomena known as Bearing Current.  Poor cabling and poor grounding can lead to bearing current.  VFD cabling can help to resolve this issue.  For more detail on Bearing Current, contact Controller Service & Sales.

Many installers use stranded wire or SJO cord.  This type of wiring is not recommended in VFD applications.  Or, we hear the answer, ‘This is the way we always wire our applications.’  If there are frequent motor failures or VFD failures.  Or, there are negative answers to the questions above.  This can be a result of cabling problems.  A VFD cable may help in resolving these failures and increasing the life of the VFD and motor.  

Click here for the Belden Application Note – Does the Cable Really Matter. Increase the life of your motor, reduce downtime by selecting a VFD cable.
If you have any questions, or wish to see a sample of VFD cable, contact Controller Service & Sales.  

Jerry McNeil
Avon, Ma