The 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty will tackle winter's worst weather with the heaviest snow plow rating in the segment. With the available snow plow prep package, Super Duty features a maximum 1,400-lb. snow plow rating accounting for mounting hardware, which is best-in-class for gasoline-powered trucks in the segment, and maximum 1,290 pounds which also is best-in-class for the diesel segment, according to the manufacturer.
Buyers Products, a manufacturer of work truck equipment, announced a new municipal flex plow. Operators can "flex" the upper moldboard of the SnowDogg SuperFlex into various positions. This makes it ideal for both urban and expressway use.
Two hydraulically-operated pivoting ribs and a tubular pivoting upper crossmember transform the UHMW polyethylene moldboard on-the-fly to adapt to different plowing conditions.
Winter Equipment's Patriot steel snowplow cutting edge system is built to last four times longer than the industry's standard steel snowplow blade, according to the manufacturer. Longer blade life means that users experience less downtime changing out blades and more time plowing to keep streets and parking lots safe.
When a region of the U.S. regularly receives more than 100 in. of snow each year, area residents and drivers can take solace in knowing that their state DOT undoubtedly has experienced snow-removal professionals with access to well-maintained equipment to keep the major roads open for traffic.
Winter Equipment, an established name in the municipal snow and ice management industry, offers its Razor XL carbide insert snowplow cutting edge system with enhanced cutting and long blade life.
Rated for department of transportation systems, the Razor XL system includes three interlocking Razor XL cutting edges that have pre-welded wear bars and abrasion-resistant covers.
SnowWolf has introduced its new ActivEdge, a floating sectional cutting edge with composite springs that are new to the snow-removal industry.
The ActivEdge is an upgrade option for SnowWolf's standard AR400 steel cutting edge on the QuattroPlow, QuattroPlow XT, QuattroPlow TR, UltraPlowand UltraPusher TE.
Boss Products, a division of The Toro Company, acquired the Snowrator brand in March 2018 and set about a redesign to take the one-of-a-kind product from good to great. Using its more than 30 years of experience in snowplow design, Boss re-engineered the Snowrator to maximize the performance and reliability of this multi-tasking, labor-saving solution for snow and ice contractors.
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas is showcasing its focus on equipment solutions for the snow-management market when it participates in the June 25 to 28 SIMA Snow and Ice Symposium in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Hyundai is exhibiting an HL955TM wheel loader model outfitted with a Maxxpro hydraulically operated snow plow from Canadian manufacturer Metal Pless, along with several other features appropriate for snow and ice management, such as special tires, a hydraulic quick-coupler for attachments and an all-LED exterior lighting package for enhanced safety and visibility during snow-removal operations.
Winter Equipment's newest product, PlowGuard MAXX, is a solid cast plow guard that increases the life of the municipal plow blade while promoting even wear from end to end. The new product debuted at the American Public Works Association's (APWA) North American Snow Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Boss Snowplow expands its snow and ice removal product offerings to help professionals prepare for the upcoming winter storm season. The newest members of the Boss family are the Forge 2.0 long bed spreader and the SK-R 6 compact vehicle plow. Additionally, the popular D-Force accessory is now available for DXT plows.
The Arizona Department of Transportation is adding 25 new "high-tech" snow plow trucks to its fleet of 200 units; trucks equipped with lighter, more flexible 12-ft. plow blades that can be adjusted from inside the cab. The agency added that those new trucks are being used almost exclusively on wider interstate highways, including I-17 and I-40 in the Flagstaff area.