Ice & Snow Equipment
Snow & Ice
Drop spreader improves control of ice melters
By Mike Jiggens
June 22, 2018 – Improved controls and simplified installation are but a couple of the features attributed to SnowEx’s new DropPro™ 600 drop spreader.
Featuring a new intuitive variable-speed digital control requiring minimal wiring with a six-cubic-foot material capacity and 36-inch spread width, the drop spreader offers controlled application of bagged ice melters and bulk rock salt, making it an ideal sidewalk spreading solution for use with UTVs, tractors and other compact vehicles.
The new variable-speed digital control features a compact design and allows for precise adjustment of the spreader’s material feed rate, letting the operator drop only the amount of material necessary for the job. LED indicator lights and a digital diagnostic display make it simple to accurately set the spread rate and monitor spreader functionality from the cab. A redesigned electrical system uses fewer wires, providing more flexibility when mounting, and requiring little or no modification to the receiving vehicle.
All SnowEx Drop Pro spreaders are built with low-maintenance, highly durable polyethylene hoppers supported by corrosion-resistant steel frames. They are electric powered with sealed auger drive transmissions mounted in weather-resistant enclosures to help prevent corrosion. To maximize material flow and consistency, the spreaders are equipped with unique material distribution shaft vibrators and feature patented vibrating baffle. Other standard features include a vibrator, top screen and fitted lid.
SnowEx Snow and Ice Control Equipment is a part of Douglas Dynamics, a leading North American manufacturer of vehicle attachments and equipment. For more than 70 years, the company has been innovating products that not only enable people to perform their jobs more efficiently and effectively, but also enable businesses to increase profitability.
For more information, visit www.snowexproducts.com.