Towing Company Called In To Lift Drum Full of Concrete After Concrete Truck Breakdown
Quality Towing responded to a request for a towing company at a concrete yard in Las Vegas, NV. A concrete mixing truck carrying over 40,000 lb of concrete had broken down. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the breakdown, there was no way to get the concrete out of the drum. The concrete company decided to scrap the drum completely in order to get to the concrete inside. In order for them to do so, they would need to remove the drum from the truck.
The heavy duty towing team hooked onto the front and the rear ends of the drum and used a third strap to support the bottom. With all their straps in place, the team used their 60 ton rotator to carefully lift the heavy drum. They deposited the drum on the ground as per the concrete company’s request.
The customer would need the towing company’s help to install the new drum onto the concrete truck. Two days later, when the new drum arrived, the towing company sent out another heavy duty towing team to complete the job.
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Details of Towing Company Called In To Lift Drum Full of Concrete After Concrete Truck Breakdown
The presence of a towing company was requested at a concrete yard on Lamb Boulevard and Highway 15 in Las Vegas, NV. The towing company dispatched a team from their office at 2024 Losee Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89030, United States.
After a short 10 minute drive, the towing company arrived at the concrete yard. The towing team assessed the situation. A concrete truck with 40,000 lb of concrete in its drum had broken down. The towing company learned that the customer wanted to scrap the drum in order to get to the concrete inside of it. In order to do so, the towing company would need to lift the drum off of the truck.
The towing company backed up their 60 ton wrecker towards the back of the concrete mixing truck, perpendicular to the drum. Using two points of attachment (one on the front of the drum and one on the rear of the drum), the towing company hooked onto the drum. A third strap was also placed underneath the drum in order for the towing company to stabilize it.
With all the straps secured, the towing company slowly lifted the drum into the air. The towing company then swung the drum over to the side of the rotator and placed it on the ground where the customer had indicated.
Two days later, on a Friday afternoon, the towing company sent out another rotator to the concrete yard as the new drum. The heavy duty tow truck operators lifted the new drum onto the concrete truck. The concrete yard would be scrapping the old drum in order to access the 40,000 lb of concrete inside of it.