Spreader Truck - spreading machines for Unimog- Yeti l Bucher Municipal

Yeti

spreaders with
twin auger feed system

Yeti
high-value spreading machines for Unimog

Available in container size from 1.4 m³ up to 4.4 m³.

The gritting machines of the Yeti range have an innovative container design and are available with a large number of container sizes. This makes them ideal for mounting on a wide variety of municipal carrier vehicles such as Unimog and trucks.

The vehicle-gritter combination is ideal for winter service in municipal areas thanks to the optimised weight distribution. The Yeti gritting machines are available with container sizes from 1.4 m³ to 4.4 m³.

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Technology
Modern technology and auger system
Modern technology and auger system

The innovative twin-auger system has made it possible to design a container with a low profile. This special design feature with two parallel augers offers the user decisive advantages. The low sidewall height ensures that the driver has perfect, all round visibility. The low centre of gravity ensures safe driving and handling characteristics even in extreme conditions.

 

Reliability
Reliable and performant spreaders
Reliable and performant spreaders

The gritting machines of the Yeti range are renowned for their excellent reliability, first-class service and attractive price-performance ratio. The excellent equipment finish and the use of tried-and-tested components are further proof of the great technical expertise built into our machines.

Performance
High quality and long lifetime
High quality and long lifetime

The high proportion of stainless steel ensures even the basic amenities for a long lifetime of the spreaders (Skid plates, spreader disc, feet sockets and all fasteners are in stainless steel). The device security cover is also made of stainless material.

Key specifications

  • Large choice of container sizes
  • Twin auger system
  • Low container centre of gravity
  • Very short overhang of spreader unit
  • Standard-compliant spreading precision test
  • Eco hydraulic block
  • State-of-the-art liquid salt technology
  • Special paintwork and many stainless steel components

Key features

Work light
Demounting system
High number of stainless steel parts
Equipment box
Skid unit
Spreader distributor
Run dry protection
Sensor technology
Safety cover
Spreader unit
Liquid salt tank
Folding roof
Winter service warning signage
Ladder
Control unit
Hopper version
Spread pattern programmer
Spread control

LED work light

Gmeiner Yety LED work light

The LED work light is mounted by the spreading group andprovides very bright white lighting in the work area. The housing is dust- and damp-proof.

Mechanical demounting system (3.5 t) with hand crank

( optional ) Standard version with demounting system (500 kg) for empty gritting machines. Hydraulic demounting system and easy roll-off system (AbRo) available on request.

( optional ) Standard version with demounting system (500 kg) for empty gritting machines. Hydraulic demounting system and easy roll-off system (AbRo) available on request.

High number of stainless steel parts

The gritting machine has a special paintwork and the skid plate, spreader disc, feet sockets and all fasteners are made from stainless steel. Thespreader is also available as a full stainless steel version (optional).

Equipment box

Equipment box

The equipment box offers optimum protection for the hydraulic block, the junction box and the black box. The box is made of steel and damp-proof sealing.

Skid unit

Skid unit

The skid unit forward the salt to the spreading disc and has a full stainless steel construction. The height is adjustable the skid unit is damp-proof.

Spreader distributor

Spreader distributor

The spreader distributor distribute the salt on the street and is consisting of a stainless steel spreader disc with a special plastic cone and a plastic spreader cover.

Run dry protection

Run dry protection

The run dry protection is part of the optional liquid salt equipment. The pump switches off immediately if the tank is empty and so damages will be preventing.

Sensor technology

Sensor technology

Only available together with the Ecosat control panel. This compares the set-point and actual values of the spreader disc, the auger and the liquid salt pump. The sensors aresealed to IP 67 protection rating.

Equipment safety cover

Equipment safety cover

The equipment safety cover is mounted in the hopper and has a light construction made of highly resistant GFK material.

Swing-up spreader unit

Swing-up spreader unit

The spreader unit can swing up for trailer operation when demounted. Easy operation assisted by gas spring.

Optional liquid salt tank 

The liquid salt tank is mounted on the side of the spreader and contain the liquid salt. The tanks are made from highly resistant polyethylene with filler and connection for a level sensor.

Optional folding roof 

The folding roof protects the container contentfrom rain and snow. It consists a stainless steel frame and high-strength PVC cover.

 

Optional warning signage 

The winter service warning signage is about retroreflective material for rear and side warning signage.

Optional ladder 

Ladder

The ladder has a full stainless steel construction and it is available in various sizes. It helps to reach the top of the spreader.

Optional control unit Ecosat 

Control unit Ecosat

Latest generation microprocessor control systems for all kind of spreaders, with maximum flexibility in programming and visualizing the different spreading parameters: width, asymmetry and dosage depending on the vehicle speed. Six different tools in all-in-one control box.

Optional twin chamber version

Twin chamber version

The Yeti range can be supplied as a twin chamber version (optional). So it is possible to fill the hopper with two different spreading materials. Equipment supplied: Stainless steel partition, 3-way hydraulic block, speed monitoring of both augers.

Optional electronic spread pattern programmer 

ESBV - Electronic spread pattern programmer

A powerful servomotor and a potentiometer enable the symmetric and asymmetric setting of the spreading pattern with using the control panel. The servomotor is waterproof to IP 67 protection rating.

Optional electronic spread control 

The spread control is mounted on the disc protection. Contactless, infrared technology is used to monitor spreading. The housing is 100% waterproof to IP 67 protection rating.

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Control unit Ecosat

Latest generation microprocessor control systems for all kind of spreaders, with maximum flexibility in programming and visualizing the different spreading parameters: width, asymmetry and dosage depending on the vehicle speed. Six different tools in all-in-one control box.

 

Ecosat has an integrated GSM/GPRS module (option) which enables operational data transmission. In case of bad coverage (e.g. tunnels) the data are logged and will be transmitted as soon as the connection is back.

 

Ecosat integrates (option) a multi-constellation GNSS receiver which supports GPS or GLONASS improving the localization performance in terms of accuracy, continuity, availability, and reliability.

 

The Ecosat stores daily operational reports and global counters which can be downloaded or printed via serial connection.

 

A serial connection between the infrared sensor and the Ecosat allows automatic changing of the spreading dosage based on the road temperature.

 

On spreaders with electrical control of asymmetry, this function provides full control of the direction of spreading. The screen display varies according to the type of asymmetry: with or without feedback. 5 pre-set positions can be selected.

 

In this section of the working area, it is possible to monitor the level material in the tanks, the solid quantity in the hopper and also the fuel level (only for equipment with auxiliary engine).

 

The vehicle speed can be simulated from 5 to 90Km/h in steps of 5. This feature is useful when there is no tachometer connection, when the connection is damaged or when the spreader has to work while the vehicle is not moving.

Alternative control unit EcoTron / EcoTron Plus

The EcoTron / EcoTron Plus control panel unit is characterised by its compact dimensions and high-resolution graphics display. The EcoTron / EcoTron Plus performs sensor-based and monitoring of distance-dependent screw conveyor speeds and pump speeds, and also saves all relevant working data. A serial USB interface port is available for easy exporting of data.

 

Compact dimensions: Width 175 mm, Height 115 mm, Depth 65 mm.

 

Two rotary knobs with precise click-in positions.

 

Large colour display 95 mm x 55 mm, dimmable.

 

Enlarged display area if the quantity to be spread or the width of spread changes.

 

Simple and secure adjustment of the most important spreading parameters: Metering width and asymmetry.

 

Backlight function keys for secure operation of the main functions even under bad lighting conditions.

 

User-friendly control interface which presents all the important information in a clearly structured format - optimum design based the latest best practice.

 

Continuous recording all working data together with the overall information can be exported to an external storage medium (UBS stick) via the serial interface port.

 

Distance-dependent spreading by sensor-based monitoring of the screw conveyor speeds and pump speeds.

Product variations

Yeti T mounted on
trailer chassis

The Yeti T can be mounted on a single-axle or twin-axle trailer with an independent drive.
 

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