Lubricating your Control Station

Posted by Miller Industries on Feb 12, 2019 4:41:08 PM

One often overlooked maintenance item is the lubrication of the control station on your wrecker or rotator. This video demonstrates how to lubricate the control station handle on Century® and Vulcan® Medium-Duty and Heavy-Duty Wreckers, as well as Rotators.  

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Topics: miller industries, Century, Wrecker, Vulcan, Rotator, maintenance monday, maintenance

Get the Best View...See the Difference!

Posted by Miller Industries on Jan 18, 2019 11:54:15 AM

One small feature that can make a big difference for towing is a reverse camera system for your wrecker.  In this video we explore the benefit of the Miller Industries optional Dual Reverse Camera System for medium and heavy-duty wreckers

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Topics: Heavy-Duty, Century, Vulcan, Chevron, Holmes, Medium-Duty, VIDEO, miller industries

There Is A Lot Riding On These Bolts!

Posted by Miller Industries on Jan 14, 2019 9:04:00 AM

In this video we review the importance of inspecting the subframe mounting bolts on your wrecker or rotator, as well as demonstrate a simple technique for quickly checking for loose bolts.

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Topics: maintenance monday, maintenance, VIDEO, miller industries, Century, Vulcan, Chevron, Holmes, Wrecker, Rotator, Heavy-Duty, Medium-Duty

Sunscreen for your Rotator...?

Posted by Miller Industries on Dec 5, 2018 12:48:06 PM

The excess cold and heat created by the elements can make the need for additional care requirements for your equipment.  When it comes to rotator recovery booms, the heat from the summer sun can dry out the grease inside your recovery boom over time thus leading to excess wear on the wear pads inside the boom.  Following the recommendations in this video, you can help avoid this occurrence and keep your rotator ready to respond when needed.  

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Topics: miller industries, Century, Vulcan, Rotator, boom, Recovery, lubrication, maintenance, maintenance monday, VIDEO

Lifting the Bar for the Towing Industry

Posted by Miller Industries on Nov 8, 2018 5:05:54 PM

We are proud to unveil our newly redesigned 5-inch girth towing forks for towing class-8 heavy trucks.  These redesigned forks will become available in January 2019 and are manufactured to fit into the standard Miller Industries fork receiver.  These wider towing forks are universal and can be used on all Century® and Vulcan® heavy-duty units. 

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Topics: Towing Forks, Century, Vulcan, miller industries, Towing

Delivering The Next Generation of Car Carriers

Posted by Miller Industries on Sep 18, 2018 11:03:55 AM

Introducing the single largest dedicated car carrier manufacturing facility in the world.  In this video we showcase Miller Industries' car carrier manufacturing facility located in Hermitage, PA. 

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Topics: miller industries, Century, Vulcan, Chevron, Car Carrier, Rollback, Slide Bed, Tiltbed, flatbed, Truck, VIDEO, Manufacturing, Environmental Stewardship, Quality

Maintenance Monday: Heavy-Duty Winch Gear Oil Change (Part 2)

Posted by Miller Industries on Aug 27, 2018 12:20:25 PM

In this short video we demonstrate a helpful technique to aid in changing the gear oil on the DP winches found on our heavy wreckers and rotators.  This video is a last video in a three-part video series covering the DP Winches found on Century® and Vulcan® heavy-duty wreckers and rotators.  

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Topics: gear oil, 9055, DP Winch, VIDEO, 7035, 1135, maintenance monday, maintenance, Winching, Integrated, V-70, V-100, Truck, Tow Truck, Wrecker, 1150, Heavy-Duty, Vulcan, Rotators, Towing, Winch, miller industries, Century, 9055XL

Miller Industries Finish Paint Process

Posted by Miller Industries on Aug 24, 2018 10:19:00 AM

There are many processes that lead to manufacturing a quality wrecker, carrier, or rotator and one of those is the finish paint process.  Here at Miller Industries we employ  state-of-the-art finish paint facilities to ensure that our products have the highest quality paint applications available.  In this short video we showcase the finish paint building located at our Ooltewah, TN facility. 

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Topics: VIDEO, miller industries, Century, Vulcan, Chevron, Holmes, Finish Paint, Paint Process, Quality, Rotators, Wrecker

Maintenance Monday: Heavy-Duty Winch Gear Oil Change

Posted by Miller Industries on Aug 6, 2018 11:22:00 AM

In this video our friends at TWG walk us through how to change the gear oil on the DP winches for Century and Vulcan heavy-duty wreckers.  In this video we also discuss the difference in oil reservoirs found on the 50k and 35k winches.  We hope you find this video helpful.  If you have more questions please reach out to one of our knowledgeable distributors.

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Topics: DP Winch, Winch, maintenance monday, maintenance, VIDEO, miller industries, Century, Vulcan, V-100, V-70, 9055, 7035, 5130, 5230, gear oil

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

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