Maintenance Monday: Setting Heavy-Duty Winch Drag

Posted by Miller Industries on Jul 30, 2018 10:23:00 AM

Verifying the winch drag settings on your  heavy-duty wrecker is an important maintenance item.  Our friends at TWG helped us create this helpful video that outlines why drag settings are so important, and also demonstrates how to set the tension for both the DP 35,000 lb. and 50,000 lb. winches.    In this video we also clear up some common misconceptions around free-spool tension settings on our Century® and Vulcan®  heavy-duty wreckers, and explain the differences between how the 35k and 50k winches function internally.

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Topics: 9055XL, Century, Century 9055, miller industries, Winch, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Winching, maintenance, Wire Rope, maintenance monday, VIDEO, DP Winch

TRAILER TOWING: Heavy Trailer Hook-Up

Posted by Miller Industries on Jun 15, 2018 10:07:00 AM

In this full feature video our own Tom Luciano will demonstrate one way to tow a heavy trailer using the Century® or Vulcan® underlift cross bar, fork risers, king pin tow plate, safety chains, and our engineered tow chains with specially designed frame hooks.  

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Topics: 9055XL, Century, 5th Wheel Attachment, miller industries, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Tow Truck, Underlift, Trailer, V-100, V-70, Recovery, fork holder, crossbar, 7035, 5130, 5230, king pin, Trailer Towing, fork risers, frame chains, tow chains, VIDEO

A Better Way to Check Your Tire Pressure

Posted by Miller Industries on Jun 11, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Checking the tire pressure in your wrecker or rotator is a critical safety step.  Ensuring proper tire pressure before a heavy tow could be the different between a tire blowout and a successful tow.  This video showcases the LED AirGuard® tire pressure monitoring system developed by Real Wheels, and exclusive to Miller Industries.

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Topics: miller industries, Heavy-Duty, Rotator, maintenance, maintenance monday, Tire Pressure, Air Guard, Air Pressure, Tires, VIDEO

TRAILER TOWING: Heavy-Duty 5th Wheel Attachment

Posted by Miller Industries on Jun 8, 2018 10:14:00 AM

In this video our own Tom Luciano demonstrates our heavy-duty 5th wheel attachment designed to be used with the Century® and Vulcan® heavy-duty underlift.

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Topics: Century, Century 9055, 5th Wheel Attachment, miller industries, Towing, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Underlift, V-100, V-70, Recovery, crossbar, 7035, VIDEO

Light On The Scales ...Heavy On Recoveries

Posted by Miller Industries on May 11, 2018 9:46:00 AM

This video showcases the benefits of the Century® 1135 Rotator.  The Century® 1135 rotator from Miller Industries is one of the most versatile rotators available.  The lighter weight of this unit makes it perfect for every day heavy-duty towing, as well as recoveries.  

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Topics: Century, miller industries, Towing, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Rotator, Tow Truck, Recoveries, 1135, VIDEO

Maintenance Monday: Heavy-Duty Snatch Blocks

Posted by Miller Industries on May 7, 2018 10:22:00 AM

Snatch blocks are a critical tool used for rigging during heavy lifting.  When it comes to heavy-duty towing and recovery, snatch blocks are often placed under very heavy loads.  This video discusses the key points for inspecting the Crosby® snatch blocks offered by Miller Industries.  

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Topics: miller industries, Heavy-Duty, Lifting, Wrecker, Rotator, Integrated, maintenance, maintenance monday, Ashley Sling, Snatch block, VIDEO

Maintenance Monday: Heavy-Duty Endless Loop Strap Slings

Posted by Miller Industries on Apr 23, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Our friends at Ashely Sling show us why inspecting your heavy-duty endless loop strap slings is important.  In this video we discuss what to look for during your inspections, as well as how to avoid damage to your slings.  

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Topics: Century, miller industries, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Rotator, Tow Truck, Recoveries, Holmes, Medium-Duty, maintenance, Inspection, maintenance monday, Ashley Sling, endless loop strap, VIDEO

Saddle Up & Ride with This Heavy-Duty Option

Posted by Miller Industries on Apr 3, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Saddle boxes get their name from how they saddle the sub frame of a wrecker chassis.  In this video we provide a short overview of the saddle box features offered for Heavy-Duty Integrated Wreckers and Rotators from Miller Industries. 

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Topics: Century, miller industries, Towing, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Rotator, Tow Truck, Storage, Recoveries, Toolboxes, V-100, Integrated, Tool Box, Saddle Box, 1135, VIDEO

HEAVY-DUTY UNDERLIFT FORK HOLDERS

Posted by Miller Industries on Mar 28, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Proper fork holder usage is critical during heavy-duty towing operations.  In this video our own John L. Hawkins discusses some of the common misconceptions when using fork holders, and demonstrates the way our fork holders were designed to be used.  

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Topics: Century, miller industries, Towing, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Rotator, Tow Truck, Recoveries, Underlift, Recovery, knee boom, fork, fork holder, HHU, SDU, VIDEO

Rotator Rumble: Anchoring & Winching from The Side

Posted by Miller Industries on Mar 16, 2018 10:07:00 AM

In this second video in our Rotator Rumble Series, our own Tom Luciano demonstrates some helpful techniques to maximize your rotator recovery capabilities while winching a heavy load from the side of your rotator.  

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Topics: Century, miller industries, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Rotator, Tow Truck, Recoveries, Winching, boom, drag winching, side, VIDEO

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