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spreader question

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by ram1500, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. ram1500

    ram1500 Member
    from ma
    Messages: 41

    Does anyone know what an inverted angle iron is or is used for on a salt spreader?
     
  2. Wayne Volz

    Wayne Volz Senior Member
    Messages: 694

    What are you wanting to spread?
     
  3. ram1500

    ram1500 Member
    from ma
    Messages: 41

    Salt and sand mix
     
  4. Wayne Volz

    Wayne Volz Senior Member
    Messages: 694

    Check out the SnowEx products. The inverted "V" allows you to spread virtually any combination of salt / sand mix and keeps the material flowing well with the multi flighted auger . Check out your SnowEx dealer for a product guide. I have several different units and they are really good.
     
  5. ram1500

    ram1500 Member
    from ma
    Messages: 41

    Thanks for the info
     
  6. elite1msmith

    elite1msmith 2000 Club Member
    from chicago
    Messages: 2,762

    The Inverted "angle Iron" commonly called an invertied Vee, Is to keep Material OFF the Auger or convyor dirrectly....With out its use the Load of salt or sand that you are spreading weights alot, and the downward gravitaional weight could cause damage to the auger, drag chain, clutch , or other parts of the feed system....By placing the Vee, other the feed system, the weight is on the Vee , then the material will slowly fall on to the feed system...a good designed Vee, would have a high pitch, and allow matieral to flow off of it, at a rate that is just a few pounds heavier than the auger or chain feeds the spinner at max application rate...

    If ur refering to its use in a tail gate spreader, then it might also have a helping hand in keeping material from "free flowing" when the auger is not on....
     
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2008