SNOWEX: SELECTING THE TYPE OF SPREADER


SnowEx manufactures a full line of spreaders from walk behind spreaders to bed mounted and dump box spreaders. Choosing the right spreader for your needs begins with understanding each type of spreader. Here are some basic guidelines that can help you choose a general category of equipment and certain features and benefits everyone should consider.

Walk-Behind and Small Tailgate Spreaders

Capacity Range: 2.7 cu.ft. to 5.75 cu.ft.

  • Geared to homeowners, business owners and facility managers.
  • Ideal for maintaining sidewalks, driveways and small parking lots.
  • Ability to mix materials in hopper.
  • Easily calibrated for precision material spreading.
  • Too small to be a private contractor's primary spreading option; supplemental value.

Midsize-to-Large Tailgate Spreaders

Capacity Range: 9.0 cu.ft. and greater.

  • Designed for the professional contractor.
  • Ideal for maintaining driveways, parking lots, roadways and bridge decks.
  • Ability to mix materials in hopper.
  • Easily calibrated for precision material spreading.
  • Undersized for malls and subdivisions.

V-Box-Style Spreaders

Capacity Range: 1 cu. yd. and greater.

  • Designed for the professional contractor.
  • Ideal for maintaining large parking lots, roadways, bridge decks, malls and subdivisions.
  • Best accepts bulk material; has limited mixing capabilities.
  • Limited calibration capabilities; not intended for precision spreading.
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