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SP-8500/SP-8550

Spreaders

V-Maxx™
SP-8500/SP-8550

The SnowEx® 8500 Series brings two different approaches to attacking ice. The SP-8500 efficiently spreads any combination of salt and sand, while the SP-8550 is specifically designed for higher material output for contractors who need to spread high volumes of sand in one pass.

Overview

The SnowEx® 8500 Series brings two different approaches to attacking ice. The SP-8500 efficiently spreads any combination of salt and sand, while the SP-8550 is specifically designed for higher material output for contractors who need to spread high volumes of sand in one pass.

Features

Features:

Speed Control

Speed Control

Dual variable-speed digital control allows independent adjustment of spread pattern and material flow, and features auto reverse.

Quick Connect

Spinner Assembly

Quick-connect spinner drive assembly provides easy hitch access.

Auger Transmission Tow Pro

Auger Transmission

Direct drive transmission transfers power to the auger efficiently and effectively.

High Volume

High Volume

The high volume transmission features a gear ratio of 40:1, allowing the unit to spread 295 to 680 pounds of material per minute.

SP-8550 Only
 
 
 
 
SP-8550 Only
 
Vibrator

Vibrator

Attached vibrator reduces material clumping for continuous material flow.

Inverted V

Inverted “V”

Patented vibrating baffle configuration maximizes material flow.

Fitted Tarp

Fitted Tarp

A tarp fitted to the spreader’s dimensions protects material from outside weather elements.    

Top Screen

Top Screen

A top screen effectively retains material while allowing visibility into the hopper.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Lighting

Lighting

Auxiliary LED brake light and work light offer better equipment visibility in dark or snowy conditions.

Pre Wet Integration

Pre-Wet Integration

Users can choose to have the spreaders equipped with an optional pre-wet liquid tank system.

Hydraulic

Hydraulic

The hydraulic-powered SP-8500H is also available as an alternative to the electric powered units.

SP-8500H Only
 
 
 
SP-8500H Only
Specifications

Specifications:

  SP-8500 SP-8550 SP-8500H
Empty Weight 780 lb 780 lb 780 lb
Overall Length 105½" 105½" 105½"
Overall Height 39" 39" 39"
Overall Width 48" 48" 48"
Floor Length 84" 84" 84"
Floor Width 44" 44" 44"
Hopper Length 96" 96" 96"
Hopper Width 48" 48" 48"
  SP-8500 SP-8550 SP-8500H
Empty Weight 353.8 kg 353.8 kg 353.8 kg
Overall Length 268.0 cm 268.0 cm 268.0 cm
Overall Height 99.1 cm 99.1 cm 99.1 cm
Overall Width 121.9 cm 121.9 cm 121.9 cm
Floor Length 213.4 cm 213.4 cm 213.4 cm
Floor Width 111.8 cm 111.8 cm 111.8 cm
Hopper Length 243.8 cm 243.8 cm 243.8 cm
Hopper Width 121.9 cm 121.9 cm 121.9 cm
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  SP-8500 SP-8550 SP-8500H
Capacity (Volume) Struck 2.2 cu yd
Rounded 2.5 cu yd
Struck 2.2 cu yd
Rounded 2.5 cu yd
Struck 2.2 cu yd
Rounded 2.5 cu yd
Capacity (Weight) 4,320 lb 4,320 lb 4,320 lb
Spreading Width Up to 40' Up to 40' Up to 40'
  SP-8500 SP-8550 SP-8500H
Capacity (Volume) Struck 1.8 cu m
Rounded 2 cu m
Struck 1.8 cu m
Rounded 2 cu m
Struck 1.8 cu m
Rounded 2 cu m
Capacity (Weight) 1,959.5 kg 1,959.5 kg 1,959.5 kg
Spreading Width Up to 12.2 m Up to 12.2 m Up to 12.2 m
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  SP-8500 SP-8550 SP-8500H
Speed Control Digital, self-diagnosing dual variable-speed control with auto reverse Digital, self-diagnosing dual variable-speed control with auto reverse Digital, self-diagnosing dual variable-speed control with auto reverse
Wiring Harness Completely loomed with molded plugs and spare circuit Completely loomed with molded plugs and spare circuit Completely loomed with molded plugs and spare circuit
  SP-8500 SP-8550 SP-8500H
Speed Control Digital, self-diagnosing dual variable-speed control with auto reverse Digital, self-diagnosing dual variable-speed control with auto reverse Digital, self-diagnosing dual variable-speed control with auto reverse
Wiring Harness Completely loomed with molded plugs and spare circuit Completely loomed with molded plugs and spare circuit Completely loomed with molded plugs and spare circuit
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  SP-8500 SP-8550 SP-8500H
Frame Powder coated steel Powder coated steel Powder coated steel
Hopper One-piece LLDPE safety yellow poly with integral vertical rib construction One-piece LLDPE safety yellow poly with integral vertical rib construction One-piece LLDPE safety yellow poly with integral vertical rib construction
Motors Dual, 12-volt DC motor mounted in weather resistant enclosure Dual, 12-volt DC motor mounted in weather resistant enclosure Hydraulic
Spinner Drive Assembly Compact, independent weather-tight patented motor transmission (spinner assembly is modular for quick connect) Compact, independent weather-tight patented motor transmission (spinner assembly is modular for quick connect) Compact, independent weather-tight patented motor transmission (spinner assembly is modular for quick connect)
Spinner 12" heavy-duty urethane spinner with integral hub assembly 12" heavy-duty urethane spinner with integral hub assembly 12" heavy-duty urethane spinner with integral hub assembly
Auger Drive Assembly Heavy-duty solid steel construction with maximum-torque motor transmission drive Heavy-duty solid steel construction with maximum-torque motor transmission drive Heavy-duty solid steel construction with maximum-torque motor transmission drive
Auger 5" heavy-duty variable pitch steel flighting 5" heavy-duty variable pitch steel flighting 5" heavy-duty variable pitch steel flighting
Mounting Positive locking mount with bolt-down kit and ratchet-strap assist Positive locking mount with bolt-down kit and ratchet-strap assist Positive locking mount with bolt-down kit and ratchet-strap assist
  SP-8500 SP-8550 SP-8500H
Frame Powder coated steel Powder coated steel Powder coated steel
Hopper One-piece LLDPE safety yellow poly with integral vertical rib construction One-piece LLDPE safety yellow poly with integral vertical rib construction One-piece LLDPE safety yellow poly with integral vertical rib construction
Motors Dual, 12-volt DC motor mounted in weather resistant enclosure Dual, 12-volt DC motor mounted in weather resistant enclosure Hydraulic
Spinner Drive Assembly Compact, independent weather-tight patented motor transmission (spinner assembly is modular for quick connect) Compact, independent weather-tight patented motor transmission (spinner assembly is modular for quick connect) Compact, independent weather-tight patented motor transmission (spinner assembly is modular for quick connect)
Spinner 30.5 cm heavy-duty urethane spinner with integral hub assembly 30.5 cm heavy-duty urethane spinner with integral hub assembly 30.5 cm heavy-duty urethane spinner with integral hub assembly
Auger Drive Assembly Heavy-duty solid steel construction with maximum-torque motor transmission drive Heavy-duty solid steel construction with maximum-torque motor transmission drive Heavy-duty solid steel construction with maximum-torque motor transmission drive
Auger 112.7 cm heavy-duty variable pitch steel flighting 112.7 cm heavy-duty variable pitch steel flighting 112.7 cm heavy-duty variable pitch steel flighting
Mounting Positive locking mount with bolt-down kit and ratchet-strap assist Positive locking mount with bolt-down kit and ratchet-strap assist Positive locking mount with bolt-down kit and ratchet-strap assist
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  SP-8500 SP-8550 SP-8500H
Top Screen Hinged heavy-duty steel rod construction with grid pattern Hinged heavy-duty steel rod construction with grid pattern Hinged heavy-duty steel rod construction with grid pattern
Cover Fitted tarp Fitted tarp Fitted tarp
Vibrator Standard heavy-duty 12-volt DC Standard heavy-duty 12-volt DC Standard heavy-duty 12-volt DC
Inverted "V" Patented vibrating inverted "V" to maximize material flow Patented vibrating inverted "V" to maximize material flow Patented vibrating inverted "V" to maximize material flow
Brake Light Yes Yes Yes
Work Light Yes Yes Yes
  SP-8500 SP-8550 SP-8500H
Top Screen Hinged heavy-duty steel rod construction with grid pattern Hinged heavy-duty steel rod construction with grid pattern Hinged heavy-duty steel rod construction with grid pattern
Cover Fitted tarp Fitted tarp Fitted tarp
Vibrator Standard heavy-duty 12-volt DC Standard heavy-duty 12-volt DC Standard heavy-duty 12-volt DC
Inverted "V" Patented vibrating inverted "V" to maximize material flow Patented vibrating inverted "V" to maximize material flow Patented vibrating inverted "V" to maximize material flow
Brake Light Yes Yes Yes
Work Light Yes Yes Yes
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Accessories

Accessories:

Side Traxx

Salt Traxx®

Records useful jobsite data, such as the amount of time and material spent on each job. Integrates with select spreader controls.

Part #: STX-500
 
Part #: STX-500
Photos

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Material Compatibility:

Caution: Viscous or tacky substances or those containing solid particles are not recommended as these will clog pumps and nozzles.
Warning: DO NOT USE any products containing petroleum or petroleum by-products of any kind. These destroy seals and will void warranty.

50/50 Salt Sand Mix

50/50 Sand/Salt Mix

Bulk Salt

Bulk Salt

 
Sand

Dry Free-Flowing Sand

Additional vibrator may be required

Salt Brine

Salt Brine

Only with pre-wet system
(PWS-175/PWS-225)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Calcium Chloride Brine

Calcium Chloride Brine

Only with pre-wet system
(PWS-175/PWS-225)
Premium Branded Liquids

Premium Branded Liquids

Only with pre-wet system
(PWS-175/PWS-225)
 
 
 
 
 
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