Now built to put more control at your fingertips, the Tornado™ hopper spreader delivers efficient salt and sand spreading operation through a variety of new and optimized performance features, including enhanced dual variable-speed control, convenient accessory hub, rear dump and work light buttons and easy electrical disconnect for the chute. Also designed with FLEET FLEX technology for easy interchange between electric hopper spreaders.
Perfect Fit for Your Needs
The Tornado Sand and Salt Spreader is available in 7- and 8-foot lengths, with 1.5-, 1.8- and 2.5-cubic yard capacities.
One Piece Poly Construction
The two-piece poly hopper cover shields deicing material from the elements. The Tornado™ spreader’s overlapping hopper design seals out moisture while molded water grooves direct runoff away from the hopper. Its domed shape increases hopper capacity. When opened, the covers form a spill guard to keep overflow material out of your truck.
Two Piece Poly Hopper Covers
Overlapping poly hopper covers protect de-icing materials by sealing out moisture. The hopper spreader lids also keep material out of the bed of the truck when filling up the hopper. Molded grooves in the dome shaped lids also assist in directing water away from the hopper.
Tornado™ Hopper Spreader Specifications
|Body Side Length||Hopper Construction||Capacity||Dimensions|
(Overall L x W x H)
|Approximate Weight (empty)||Motor||Spinner Size||Conveyor Width||Spreading Width||Materials||Vehicle Application|
|7′||Polyethylene||1.5 cu yd||108″ x 63″ x 44″||591 lb||Dual Electric||15½"||16½″||Up to 40′||Sand & Salt||3/4 & 1 Ton Pick-up Trucks|
|8′||Polyethylene||1.8 cu yd||117″ x 63″ x 44″||660 lb||Dual Electric||15½"||16½″||Up to 40′||Sand & Salt||3/4 & 1 Ton Pick-up Trucks|
|8′||Polyethylene||2.5 cu yd||117″ x 63″ x 51″||734 lb||Dual Electric||15½"||16½″||Up to 40′||Sand & Salt||Dump Body or Flatbed Trucks|
The NEW State of the Nation
Equipped with a host of new performance features, the FISHER® POLY-CASTER™ hopper spreader delivers more spreading control than ever before. Now offering FLEET FLEX technology for easy interchange between electric hopper spreaders, the POLY-CASTER hopper spreader provides enhanced controls and a convenient accessory hub for improved business profitability and years of reliable low-maintenance performance.
1/2 Cubic Yard Poly Hopper Spreaders for UTVs and Pickups
Have limited spreading needs, but still want to get the job done right? The WESTERN® Tornado™ LT 1/2 Cubic Yard Poly Hopper Spreader provides professional spreader performance in a compact package that is perfect for smaller area spreading needs. The Tornado LT Hopper Spreader is designed to spread a 50/50 sand/salt mix or bulk salt. Whether installed in the bed of a UTV or a pickup truck, the Tornado LT Hopper Spreader is designed and built to provide top spreading performance.
Turn Your UTV into a Winter Warrior
The WESTERN® Tornado™ UTV 11 cu ft poly hopper is built to provide top spreader performance in a sturdy, compact ice control package to help you get your job done right. Designed specifically for UTVs, the Tornado UTV poly hopper spreader delivers many of the features of the larger models, in a size that is just right for your utility vehicle.
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WESTERN® Walk-Behind Spreaders
Whether you’re drop spreading along narrow walkways, or broadcast-spreading across wider areas, WESTERN® Professional Walk-Behind Spreaders will get the job done. Constructed of sturdy corrosion-free polyethylene, both walk-behind spreader models feature a clear hopper cover to keep your de-icing material dry and flowing freely while providing a clear view inside, so you know when it’s time to reload. With pneumatic tires and a powder-coated steel frame, these salt spreaders also handle commercial ice-melt products, and are designed to provide trouble-free performance.
The FISHER® QUICK-CASTER™ 300W wireless electric tailgate spreader is the ultimate “plug ‘n’ play” spreader for ice control. The standard 2" receiver hitch and 7-pin connector make it easy to install on many vehicles without drilling or wiring, and the key fob control is completely wireless! Available with mounts to fit a wide variety of vehicles, from pickup trucks and SUVs to utility vehicles and tractors.
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