The average dump truck driver has a lot to worry about on a daily basis. It’s a job that not only requires getting material from one location to the next but one that also requires moving a load in a way that is environmentally responsible and safe for other drivers. That is why each of […]
Why Do You Need a Dump Truck Tarp Roller Kit?
For loose aggregate material like dirt, gravel, or asphalt the best method of transportation is in the back of a dump truck. The back of dump trucks are particularly voluminous and have exposed tops that allow for easy loading and unloading of material, but this exposed top can allow for the loose material to cascade […]
Common Roll Tarp Problems: How to Troubleshooting These Problems
Roll tarps are indispensable for specific trucking jobs involving loose loads such as stone and grain. They are easy to apply, easy to remove and very effective at preventing debris from flying into the roadway. However, the mechanical nature of the spooling systems used with them is such that things can go wrong. Knowing how […]
Chains vs Winch Straps – Which One Is Better for Car Transport?
Which is better for car transport, chains or winch straps? This question has been debated for decades. It turns out that there is no right or wrong here. It can be a bit of a predicament to judge which product’s benefits outweighs the other as all that matters is that the straps are used properly […]
Make Your Truck Winter Ready with Winter Trucking Equipment
Winter is fast approaching and will be here before you know it! Truck driving in harsh, cold, icy weather can send a cold shiver down any driver’s spine. However, if a trucker prepares with winter equipment check, they can not only make it through the winter months but excel in strides. The first step a […]
What is Cargo Net? – Know the Uses and Types of Cargo Nets
A cargo net can be a useful tool when transporting items. Whether it be a semi-truck trailer or a simple pickup truck, small items have a tendency to shift during transport. Cargo nets can help secure the items to reduce their movement and prevent them from being damaged. Heavy-duty cargo nets are webbing stitched in […]
Tarp Water Resistance Test: Choose the Right Waterproof Truck Tarp
Here at Mytee Products, we know the importance of flatbed truck tarps. We strive each day to provide the strongest, most durable, and most reliable tarps to our customers because we know they need to keep their cargo protected from the elements. We decided to do a tarp test to see how our tarps fare […]
Best Ways to Prevent Tarp Billowing and Flapping Against the Wind!
After spending 20 to 30 minutes on tarping a load, nothing aggravates a flatbed trucker more than looking out the mirror 25 miles down the road and seeing one or more of those tarps billowing in the wind. Billowing tarps reduce fuel efficiency and risk both straps and cargo. Truckers hate tarp billowing while they […]
How Many Ratchet Tie-Down Straps Do I Need to Secure Cargo Load?
Whenever you are transporting a heavy load in a flatbed truck then it is very important to ensure the safety of the load. For the protection of the loads, tie-down straps are used. Tie-down straps is a fastener that is available in various length. The length of the strap is selected depending on the size […]
Twist Locks: Securing Shipping Containers with Different Types of Twist Lock
Shipping containers carry expensive cargo and need to be secured properly to ensure nothing is damaged. There are many different ways to secure shipping containers, either to the ground, horizontally, or stacked vertically on top of each other. Each method requires a different type of twist lock and shipping container parts. Mytee Products sells each […]
Know Your Flatbed Tarping System: The Basic Types of Truck Trailer Tarping Systems
Tarping is perhaps the most arduous part of the job for flatbed haulers, the chief reason why Flatbed Driving Professionals command a premium over others. Flatbeds, by their very definition, are open-topped. Loads being hauled on flatbeds need to be tarped frequently to protect the load from the elements. Given the significance of truck tarps […]
How to Use Hay Tarps for Covering and Cover Compost Pile with Tarp
We have dedicated previous blog posts to discussing the proper use of hay tarps for protecting stored hay on the farm. It turns out that many of the things farmers have to be concerned about with hay storage are actually good for another practice. Furthermore, that other practice is made better with the use of […]