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

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

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

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, Heavy-Duty, Rotator, maintenance, maintenance monday, Tire Pressure, Air Guard, Air Pressure, Tires, VIDEO

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

Maintenance Monday: Heavy-Duty Snatch Blocks

Posted by Miller Industries on May 7, 2018 10:22:00 AM

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.  

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Topics: miller industries, Heavy-Duty, Lifting, Wrecker, Rotator, Integrated, maintenance, maintenance monday, Ashley Sling, Snatch block, VIDEO

Maintenance Monday: Heavy-Duty Endless Loop Strap Slings

Posted by Miller Industries on Apr 23, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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.  

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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 Up & Ride with This Heavy-Duty Option

Posted by Miller Industries on Apr 3, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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. 

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Topics: Century, miller industries, Towing, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Rotator, Tow Truck, Storage, Recoveries, Toolboxes, V-100, Integrated, Tool Box, Saddle Box, 1135, VIDEO

HEAVY-DUTY UNDERLIFT FORK HOLDERS

Posted by Miller Industries on Mar 28, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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.  

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Topics: Century, miller industries, Towing, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Rotator, Tow Truck, Recoveries, Underlift, Recovery, knee boom, fork, fork holder, HHU, SDU, VIDEO

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

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