Mar 04, 2020

Fisher Engineering Introduces Two New STEEL-CASTER Hopper Spreader Models

STEEL-CASTER Half-Ton & UTV
Key Highlights
  • Fisher Engineering unveiled two new FISHER® STEEL-CASTER stainless steel hopper spreaders at the 2020 NTEA Work Truck Show.
  • The new 0.7 cu yd hopper spreader is designed specifically for half-ton and light-duty trucks that handle smaller spaces and jobs.
  • The new 0.35 cu yd hopper spreader is designed to be the right size for UTVs and short bed trucks to quickly clear walkways and driveways.
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The new hopper spreaders are purpose-built for half-ton truck and UTV applications

ROCKLAND, Maine (March 4, 2020) - Fisher Engineering, manufacturer of FISHER® snow removal and ice control equipment, introduced the all-new STEEL-CASTER™ 0.7 cu yd stainless steel hopper spreader at the 2020 NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. This new spreader joins the STEEL-CASTER line by providing high-performance ice control capabilities specifically for half-ton and light-duty trucks.

In addition, FISHER has also unveiled the STEEL-CASTER 0.35 cu yd stainless steel hopper spreader, specifically for UTV and compact truck applications. It offers a high-quality, riveted construction and includes many of the same features of FISHER’s larger STEEL-CASTER hopper spreaders.

“Not all jobs are created equal, but they all need high-performance equipment,” said Tyler Jones, product manager for Fisher Engineering. “We designed these new STEEL-CASTER hopper spreaders precisely for half-ton and light-duty trucks, as well as UTVs and compact trucks, so more vehicles in a customer’s fleet can get in on the ice control game.”

Both new STEEL-CASTER hopper spreaders feature dual variable-speed control for precise control of material delivery and a flip-up chute for easy hitch access and clean-out. The lightweight, stainless steel, riveted construction provides durability without taking an excess toll on the vehicle.

The STEEL-CASTER 0.7 cu yd stainless steel hopper spreader offers a 54” long hopper with a 15 ½” pintle chain and up to 30 feet of spreading width. Meanwhile, the 0.35 cu yd stainless steel hopper spreader has a 30” long hopper with an 11 ½” pintle chain and delivers a spreading width of up to 30 feet.

Users have the option to add a pre-wet and direct liquid application kit accessory to the larger STEEL- CASTER 0.7 cu yd model. With the addition of this accessory, the spreader can also be used to pre-wet materials or spray brine directly onto the driving surface for anti-icing applications. The accessory kit includes two 25-gallon pre-wet tanks, a pump and a spray kit.

Additional accessories include:

  • Extension collars to increase the material capacity
  • Spill guard kit
  • LED work light kit
  • LED strobe light kit
  • Central point grease kit
  • Vibrator kit
  • Inverted V kit
  • Ratchet tie-down kit
  • And more...

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