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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.