Choosing the Right Joystick for Off-Highway Applications PT. 2

Choosing the right joystick for off-highway equipment part 2

Getting a handle on choosing the most reliable joystick for highly demanding off-highway applications requires a lot of careful consideration. In part 1 of this series, we explored key considerations, including function, application and space.  Now it’s time to dive further.   Protect Against the Environment Wherever your off-highway / construction machinery is headed, the […]

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Choosing the Right Joystick for Off-Highway Applications PT. 1

Choosing the right joystick for off-highway / construction machinery applications part 1.

From unforgiving environmental conditions to repetitive, high-duty-cycle functions, manufacturers of off-highway / construction equipment face a variety of unique challenges. When you factor in cramped vehicle cabs and the need to accommodate for varying operator styles, choosing the right joystick for the job becomes an essential piece of the puzzle – especially as the industry […]

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Inspection Tips for Crane Joysticks & Chair Systems

Regular crane inspection is essential and required to maintain safe and efficient operations. With the complexity and scale of most cranes (i.e. overhead, gantry, foundry, ship-to-shore, straddle, etc.), the joysticks / master switches and operator chair systems often receive less attention during inspection due to the many other structural, mechanical, and electrical components that are […]

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J.R. Merritt Partners with Upper Midwest & Great Lakes Region Rep Group

Mercer RPM - Upper Midwest & Great Lakes Region Manufacturer's Rep

J.R. Merritt Controls, Inc. continues to expand our local field service network with the addition of Mercer RPM, Inc. of Delafield, Wisconsin as manufacturer’s representative in the U.S. Upper Midwest and Great Lakes region. Mercer RPM will cover North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan Upper Peninsula and Northern Illinois. A product of the 2015 merger of respected manufacturer’s […]

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Introducing NW Series Safety Maintenance Switches

NW Series Safety Maintenance Switches

Custom-Designed Rotary Switches for Safety Maintenance Work J.R. Merritt Controls, Inc. is please to introduce NW Series Maintenance Switches to North American markets. These custom-designed capsulated rotary switches have been proven over decades of use under extreme environmental conditions throughout Europe. They have been utilized everywhere that a rugged, durable switch is required, from cement factory […]

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