Hilltip is the leading manufacturer of road maintenance equipment in Europe. Hilltip equipment designed and built in Finland, in an area that averages at least six months of snowfall every year and is known for its extreme durability and advanced technologies. Hilltip has now proudly brought its innovative IceStriker™ 1200-4200AM Combi Spreader to the U.S.
The IceStriker can spread granular salt, sand, and gravel and can be transformed into a liquid deicing sprayer. This new electric-powered spreader is designed for ½ ton trucks and larger and is great for anti-icing applications.
The spreader features liquid tanks on both sides of a double walled hopper. The tanks can hold up to 220 gallons of liquid and 550 gallons with an additional bladder. The hopper bodies are constructed out of polyethylene to be lightweight and durable, while the mounting components are comprised of stainless steel to prevent rust and corrosion. Powered by either 12- or 24-volt dual motors, the IceStriker™ Combi Spreader line includes six models with capacities of 1.0, 1.4, 2.0, 2.8, 3.4 and 4.2 cubic yards. The spreading material is driven by a heavy-duty, 6-inch-diameter stainless-steel auger featuring a variable-pitch design to help ensure steady, consistent flow.
Other standard equipment on the IceStriker™ Combi Spreader includes a sealed, weather-resistant motor enclosure, automatic vibrator, integrated tie-down loops, top screen, pre-routed accessory wire for simplified light/rear camera installation and an inverted-V structure over the auger drive to reduce heavy start-up loads on the feed mechanism.
Spreaders and sprayers are operated using the advanced StrikeSmart controller. The controller features a detailed colored screen, making it incredibly user friendly. The controller can adjust the vibrator settings, blast settings and can calibrate all systems from within the cab of your truck. The controller logs data 24/7 to keep the operator constantly informed. This data is then automatically saved USB memory stick. Additionally, there is an optional adjustable spreading symmetry function. This feature allows the operator to adjust the direction of the material off of the spinner from the cab-mounted control.
The spreader can be controlled through the GPS speed-control function and the manual mode. The GPS speed-control allows the spreader to automatically adjust the auger speed to the vehicles speed to deliver consistency, while the manual mode allows for a fixed auger speed.
Hilltip’s exclusive HTrack tracking software option is compatible with all IceStriker™ spreaders. This software allows for remote tracking and management of all software-installed spreaders from a computer, tablet or smartphone. The operator can then easily monitor treatment routes, vehicle speed, GPS location and material usage in real-time. Also, the two-way GPRS communication channel allows application rates to be remotely set and adjusted for each customer’s site depending on weather conditions.
– The IceStriker™ comes with many add-on options to suit your winter needs.
– The pre-wet liquid kit includes a pump and spray nozzle, this allows the operator to pre-wet their spreading solutions.
– The 6’7” dual spraybar allows the operator to spray brine onto the driving surface with a maximum 16’ spraying width. This spraybar can also be paired with a 40’ hose reel and hand-held spray nozzle to make it easier to spray hard-to-reach areas.
– Additional accessory options include an LED work light, strobe lights, illuminated license plate kit, rear and indicator lights, legstand for more convenient storage/installation, end material alarm sensor on the spinner, tarp cover and an extended auger (+24-inches) for axle loading optimization. One can also choose to get the hopper in orange instead of the standard gray color.
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