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

Miller Gives Back to Shriners Hospitals for Children

Posted by Miller Industries on Jul 11, 2018 10:46:11 AM

We were so honored to be able to donate proceeds totaling over $10,000 to the Shriners Hospitals for Children.  Shriners Hospitals provide specialized treatment for children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries, and other special healthcare needs.  This donation comes at the close of the 2017 WeTow campaign hosted by us here at Miller Industries. 

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Topics: miller industries, Donations, Charity, Shriners Childrens Hospital, Shriners, Children, Kids, picture

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

Donation to the Wall of the Fallen Survivor Fund

Posted by Miller Industries on Jun 12, 2018 9:23:16 AM

We donated proceeds totaling over $10,000 to the Wall of the Fallen Survivor Fund.  The Survivor Fund helps to support the families of towers who are killed in the line of duty.  This cause is one that is close to our hearts here at Miller Industries, because we have known many towers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. 

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Topics: WeTow, Donations

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, Air Guard, Air Pressure, Tires, Tire Pressure, maintenance monday, maintenance, Heavy-Duty, Rotator, 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: miller industries, Century, Century 9055, Vulcan, 7035, V-70, V-100, Heavy-Duty, Towing, Recovery, Wrecker, Underlift, crossbar, 5th Wheel Attachment, VIDEO

Maintenance Monday: Guide to Car Carrier Lubrication

Posted by Miller Industries on May 21, 2018 10:09:00 AM

Whether you call it a Car Carrier, Rollback, or Slide Bed, they get a lot of use in today's world of towing and recovery.  If you operate a Century®, Vulcan®, or Chevron™ car carrier, it is important that you routinely lubricate all of the pivot and grease points to keep your carrier in optimal working condition.  This video guides you through some of the critical lubrication points for your Miller Industries car carrier.  

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Topics: miller industries, Century, Vulcan, Chevron, Car Carrier, Rollback, Slide Bed, Tow Truck, Grease Points, maintenance monday, Inspection, maintenance, VIDEO

New Storage Option for your Medium-Duty Wrecker

Posted by Miller Industries on May 17, 2018 10:00:00 AM

A new option for storing the wheel grid adapters on your Century® 3212, Vulcan® V-30, and Chevron™ 1016 medium-duty wrecker is now here.  This new storage option provides convenient storage for both wheel grid adapters right at the back of the wrecker.  

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Topics: Wheel Lift, Wheel Grid Storage, miller industries, Century, Vulcan, Chevron, Medium-Duty, VIDEO

Miller Gives Back to the DAV- Disabled American Veterans

Posted by Miller Industries on May 15, 2018 10:01:00 AM

As part of the WeTow campaign, we were honored to donate proceeds totaling over $10,000 to the DAV- Disabled American Veterans.  The DAV is a national non-profit organization that helps disabled veterans gain access to employment, benefits, and healthcare. 

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Topics: DAV, Disabled American Veterans, miller industries

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

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