VALE Salt Spreader/Snowplough Mini-Tractor Combi

VALE Engineering has developed the Salt Spreader/Snowplough Mini-Tractor Combi for use in car parks and for footpaths and cycleways. It has both VALE MS250 Salt Spreader (Gritter) and VALE SP130 Compact Snow Plough attachments to satisfy demand for a compact, dedicated winter maintenance, snow clearing and salt spreading machine. This high quality and robust gritting, snow clearing and snow plough (or snow plow) combi is based on branded compact tractor, whose compact size and powerful engine make it the ideal base tractor for this combi design.

This Salt Spreader/Snowplough Mini-Tractor Combi provides the perfect solution for any client requiring a compact gritting and snow clearing tractor/gritter/snow plough combination. The tractor was designed specifically for clearing paths, city centres, cycle routes, car parks and retail parks. It’s capable of spreading wet or dry, brown or white salt via VALE Engineering’s unique POZI-FEED stainless steel auger system.

The Salt Spreader/Snowplough Mini-Tractor Combi is also available to hire as it forms part of VALE Engineering winter maintenance hire fleet.


Tractor specifications:

⦁ High specification branded compact tractor (such as John Deere, Kubota or Kioti) fitted with fully glazed cab and heater

⦁ Diesel water cooled engine: 23 to 30 hp

⦁ Hydrostatic transmission

⦁ Selectable 2 and 4 wheel drive

⦁ Power-assisted steering

⦁ Beacon

⦁ Full Road legal lighting including indicators, headlights, brake lights etc.

Salt Spreader MS250 Specifications

⦁ VALE Engineering MS250 Salt Spreader fitted with POZI-FEED augers

⦁ Rigidly mounted 0.25m³ mild steel hopper mounted to the tractor rear end

⦁ Hydraulically driven stainless steel disc, with adjustable spread width from 1.0m to 4m

⦁ Manually adjustable spread width valve (graduated)

⦁ Symmetric and asymmetric patterns achievable using a manually adjustable chute

⦁ 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 (graduated)

⦁ Hydraulically powered from the tractors auxiliary hydraulic circuit

⦁ In-cab control switch to control the spreading action and auger reverse function

⦁ Galvanized pitched mesh which can be opened

⦁ All metal work blast cleaned, prior to zinc rich powder prime and finished in polyester powder coat finish

⦁ Stainless steel fasteners used where possible

⦁ Fluorescent markings on the rear

Snow Plough SP130 Specifications

⦁ Front mounted SP130 Compact Snow Plough (snow plow) designed for effective snow removal

⦁ 1.3 metre blade width

⦁ Manual angling: left, right and bulldoze

⦁ Hydraulic raise/lower and float from inside the cab

⦁ Two height adjustable skids to maintain correct operational height

⦁ Spring break-back design to avoid damage to the operator, tractor chassis or snow plough (snow plow)

⦁ Abrasion resistant rubber wearing edge


Snow plough options

⦁ Low level pulsing LED beacons front and rear

⦁ 1.5 metre blade width

⦁ High speed spreading disc to spread up to 6m

Watch the Gritting & Snow Clearing Tractor MS250 video: