Winter Wizard (Forklift Mounted Gritter)

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The Winter Wizard is a hydraulically driven salt spreader/gritter for use with forklift trucks. The winter wizard has conveniently placed fork pockets which allow attachment to the front end of a forklift truck or fork lift tines in a safe and effective manner. It is hydraulically driven from the forklift truck’s third service valve or side shift valve. Fitted with the Vale ‘POZI-FEED’ auger system which can spread all types of salt, wet or dry, brown or white. With a 0.20m³ hopper capacity to take approximately 250kg of salt.

SKU: BOS002298 Category:


0.20m³ Mild Steel Hopper

Overall Dimensions: L 1270mm, W 890mm, H 810mm

Fork pockets: 140 x 50mm

Heel pins for safety

Hydraulically driven stainless steel disc, with adjustable spread width from 1.3m to 9m (dependant on the material being spread)

Manually adjustable spread width valve

100mm Stainless Steel “Pozi-Feed” double augers providing positive salt feed even with wet material, driven hydraulically through a heavy duty high load hydraulic motor

Pozi-Feed Augers run in maintenance free nylon bushes

Manually adjustable application rate valve

Hydraulically powered from the forklift truck’s hydraulic circuit (3rd service or by piping into the shift valves)

Spreading action controlled by activation and de-activation of the forklift truck service valves

Fork pockets with heel pins for safe mounting of the Winter Wizard

Flat mesh top, complete with access hatch

Metal work blast cleaned, prior to zinc rich powder prime and finished in polyester powder coat finish where possible

Stainless steel fasteners used where possible

Fluorescent markings on the side and front mounted black chevrons