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.
Tornado LT Spreader Features
The Tornado™ LT Hopper Spreader provides the features that professionals demand.
- Designed for spreading all types of de-icing materials
- Rust-proof ½ cubic yard polyethylene hopper, with coated steel frame
- Independently controlled 3” diameter auger feed system and a 12” steel spinner
- 5/16” coated steel rod top screen to break up incoming material
- Inverted V to break up any large chunks
- 12V vibrator to keep material flowing evenly
- Fitted tarp cover to keep material dry and free flowing
- Positive-lock, bolt down bed mount for secure installation
Dual Electric Motors Variable Speed Control
The dual electric motors and variable speed control of the Tornado™ LT Spreader provides independent control over rate of delivery and spread pattern for optimal ice control coverage with minimal waste.
- One motor powers the auger for rate of material flow
- The other controls spinner speed and spread pattern
- Electric motors provide reliable startup, and quiet low-maintenance operation
Tornado™ LT Hopper Spreader Specifications
|Body Side Length||Hopper Construction||Capacity||Dimensions|
(Overall L x W x H)
|Approximate Weight (empty)||Motor||Spinner Size||Spreading Width||Materials||Vehicle Application|
|5½'||Polyethylene||1/2 cu yd
|77" x 48½" x 27"
58" x 34" x 27"
66" x 48½" x 27" (hopper)
|386 lb||Electric auger motor & electric spinner motor||12"||Up to 40'||Salt or 50/50 sand/salt mix||UTV’s and Pick-up Trucks|
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