Tornado

Poly Truck Bed Hopper Spreader

The reliable, low maintenance Western Tornado has a variety of features for delivering efficient salt and sand spreading operation.

Unique Features

  • One-piece, corrosion-resistant hopper is built of durable polyethylene
  • 15.5″ wide pintle chain conveyor delivers smooth and consistent material flow to help reduce bridging
  • Corrosion-resistant stainless steel conveyor housing provides added protection and reliability
  • Extra large 15.5″ polyurethane spinner delivers a spread pattern of up to 40′
  • Adjustable feed gate controls the amount of material from the hopper to the spinner to regulate material flow
  • Two-piece poly hopper cover shields de-icing material from the elements
  • Adjustable poly drop chute accommodates pickup truck and flatbed applications
  • Chute assembly can be removed without tools for access to the hitch or for material off load
  • Two instant-start, 12v electric motors provide independent control of the conveyor and spinner mechanisms
  • Enhanced dual variable-speed control allows you to match material delivery and spread patterns to conditions
  • FLEET FLEX technology allows interchange between electric hopper spreaders without having to change the wiring or controls
  • Connect accessories directly into the enclosed accessory hub in the back of the hopper
  • Two rear dump switches run the conveyor for easily unloading excess material or quickly filling a walk-behind or tailgate spreader
  • Coated steel top screen helps break up chunks of de-icing material during the loading process

1.5 cu yd Product Specs

  • Body Side Length: 7′
  • Capacity: 1.5 cu yd
  • Hopper Construction: polyethylene
  • Hopper Dimensions (LxWxH): 96″ x 45″ x 44″
  • Overall Dimensions (LxWxH): 107.5″ x 63″ x 53″
  • Min. Bed Length: 76″
  • Approx. Weight (Empty): 591 lbs
  • Motor: dual electric, 12v, sealed
  • Conveyor Width: 16.5″
  • Spinner Size: 15.5″
  • Spreading Width: up to 40′
  • Materials: bulk salt, 50/50 salt/sand mix, sand
  • Vehicle Application: 3/4 and 1-ton pickup trucks

1.8 cu yd Product Specs

  • Body Side Length: 8′
  • Capacity: 1.8 cu yd
  • Hopper Construction: polyethylene
  • Hopper Dimensions (LxWxH): 104″ x 45″ x 44″
  • Overall Dimensions (LxWxH): 115.5″ x 63″ x 53″
  • Min. Bed Length: 84″
  • Approx. Weight (Empty): 660 lbs
  • Motor: dual electric, 12v, sealed
  • Conveyor Width: 16.5″
  • Spinner Size: 15.5″
  • Spreading Width: up to 40′
  • Materials: bulk salt, 50/50 salt/sand mix, sand
  • Vehicle Application: 3/4 and 1-ton pickup trucks

2.5 cu yd Product Specs

  • Body Side Length: 8′
  • Capacity: 2.5 cu yd
  • Hopper Construction: polyethylene
  • Hopper Dimensions (LxWxH): 104″ x 45″ x 51″
  • Overall Dimensions (LxWxH): 115.5″ x 63″ x 60″
  • Min. Bed Length: 84″
  • Approx. Weight (Empty): 734 lbs
  • Motor: dual electric, 12v, sealed
  • Conveyor Width: 16.5″
  • Spinner Size: 15.5″
  • Spreading Width: up to 40′
  • Materials: bulk salt, 50/50 salt/sand mix, sand
  • Vehicle Application: dump body or flatbed trucks (over 15,000 lbs GVWR)

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