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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Topics: miller industries, Century, Vulcan, Holmes, Heavy-Duty, Medium-Duty, Rotator, Wrecker, Tow Truck, Recoveries, endless loop strap, Ashley Sling, maintenance monday, Inspection, maintenance, VIDEO
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.
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.
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.
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.
Topics: miller industries, Century, Vulcan, Holmes, Chevron, Light-Duty, Medium-Duty, Heavy-Duty, Rotator, Carrier, Wrecker, Autoloader, Wire Rope, Winch, drag winching, maintenance, maintenance monday, Recovery, repossession, VIDEO
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.
Topics: miller industries, Century, Vulcan, Chevron, Holmes, Light-Duty, Medium-Duty, Heavy-Duty, Carriers, Rotator, Rotators, Wrecker, Autoloader, Tow Truck, Truck, Winching, Winch, AutoLoaders, Recovery, Recoveries, repo, repossession, Wire Rope, maintenance, Inspection, Cable, maintenance monday, VIDEO