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

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

VULCAN® 3rd Winch Option

Posted by Miller Industries on Mar 9, 2018 10:00:00 AM

This video demonstrates the benefits of the 3rd winch option available on Vulcan® Heavy-Duty Integrated wreckers from Miller Industries.  Not only does this video show you the benefit of having this extra winch, but also how it can help during tough recoveries.  

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Topics: miller industries, Towing, Winch, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Tow Truck, Power, Recoveries, Efficiency, Trucks, Towlife, V-100, V-70, Integrated, Recovery, Pulling, Winching, VIDEO

Maintenance Monday: Wire Rope Inspection

Posted by Miller Industries on Feb 26, 2018 10:10:00 AM

Thanks to our friends over at Ashley Sling, we are able to provide you with this video covering the importance of conducting wire rope inspections on your tow truck.  In this short video we talk about the frequency of wire rope inspections, as well as what you should look for when conducting inspections of wire rope.  

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Topics: Century, miller industries, Carriers, Winch, Rotators, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Rotator, Tow Truck, Recoveries, Truck, Holmes, Light-Duty, Chevron, Autoloader, repo, Medium-Duty, repossession, Recovery, Winching, maintenance, AutoLoaders, Wire Rope, Inspection, Cable, maintenance monday, VIDEO

Rotator Rumble: Anchoring & Winching from The Rear

Posted by Miller Industries on Feb 23, 2018 11:07:00 AM

In this video our own Tom Luciano demonstrates some helpful techniques to maximize your rotator recovery capabilities while winching a heavy load from the rear of your rotator.  

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Topics: Century, miller industries, Vulcan, Wrecker, Rotator, Tow Truck, Recoveries, Winching, knee boom, rear, anchoring, boom, VIDEO

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