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Maintenance Monday: Power Wrapping Your Recovery Winch

Image showing a Vulcan v-30 wrecker having it's winches power wrapped

One of the most important preparations a tow truck operator can do, is to make sure the wire rope on their recovery winch is tightly wrapped on the winch drum. This process is referred to as “power wrapping”. This video discusses the importance of power wrapping the wire rope on your wrecker and carrier winches, while also demonstrating one technique that can be used to complete the power wrapping process.

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Topics: VIDEO, miller industries, Century, Vulcan, Wrecker, maintenance, maintenance monday, Recoveries, Recovery, Medium-Duty, Autoloader, Winch, Car Carrier, Light-Duty, Winching, Drag Winch

VULCAN® 3rd Winch Option

IMage shows a Vulcan v30 wrecker using a 3rd drag winch to roll a loaded container back over.

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: VIDEO, miller industries, Vulcan, Recoveries, Recovery, heavy-duty wrecker, Integrated, V-100, V-70, Winching, Heavy Recovery, Drag Winch, Power, Efficiency, Towlife