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Self-propelled Chipspreaders are used by both contractors and municipalities. The main function of a chipspreader is to uniformly distribute cover aggregate into the hot liquid asphalt sprayed by an asphalt distributor truck.


It is very important that the chipspreader be designed and constructed to apply many different size aggregates at different speeds. 

Here's How the Chipspreader Works.

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Trucks back up to the spreader and automatically hitches itself, raised the dump bed and releases the tailgate.

Stones flow into the rear hopper where they are picked up by two conveyor belts.

The conveyor belts transfer the material to the spreader's hopper, which is equipped with a series of radial gates that are readily adjustable to the desired spread width.

As the spread hopper is loaded, the Chipspreader is started and pulls the truck behind it.

An application rate computer controls the main gate control opening and the speed of the Chipspreader.

The Chipspreader operator has a clear view to ensure an even longitudinal joint.

When the truck is empty, it is released by the driver. Antoher truck is then able to attach itself and dump while the Chipspreader keeps spreading the material.

Why Hydrostatic Drive?

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  1. Hydrostatic drive features infinitely adjustable working speeds.

  2. Computer control for accurate and repeatable chip application rate. Chip application is automatically controlled as ground speed increases or decreases.

  3. Hydrostatic drive systems provide smooth starting and stopping on steep grades with heavy loads. Less chance of tire spin on newly chipped road surfaces.

  4. Optional Front Wheel or 4-Wheel Drive available.


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