HSM 1390i K1 Snow Blower Hybrid
|Power (Kw/Hp a 3600 rpm)||13 / 3600|
|Traction||high Traction track|
|Transmission||eletrica indipendente su ogni cingolo|
|Advancement speed||lenta 0-1,4 veloce 1,4-3,0 Km/h|
|Reverse speed||lenta 0-0,7 veloce 0,7-2,2 Km/h|
|Steering friction||zero radius standard|
|Clearing width||92 cm|
|Clearing heigth||58 cm|
|Auger diameter||40 cm|
|Ejection system||a 2 stadi|
|Maximum capacity||80 ton./h|
|Ejection distance-neve||18 m|
|Ejection swing radius||235° orizz./90° vert.|
|Clearing height control||comando electric|
|Regolazione inclinazione fresa||comando electric|
|Total length||165 cm|
|Total width||92 cm|
|Total height||135 cm|
|Height impugnatura stegole||93 cm|
|Dry weight||235 Kg|
What’s the Difference?
If you’ve been looking around the Internet you may have noticed the terms “snow thrower” and “snow blower” intermingling. In some cases people use it to mean the same exact thing, but is that correct? Is it really a potato (with an ate) potato (with an ought) situation?
The Basic Differences
The short answer is they are not the same. A “snow thrower” refers to a single stage snow removal machine that picks up the snow in one motion and throws it out the chute with the continuation of that movement. The term “single stage” describes the fact that the snow is thrown in one single movement.
A “snow blower” refers to a two stage snow removal machine. The auger scoops up the snow (first stage) and feeds it to the impeller which blows the snow (second stage) out the chute. The “blower” part seems appropriate since the impeller operates much like a fan, except is much more powerful.
Snow throwers are smaller machines than snow blowers. The single stage, while effective at snow removal, does not throw snow as far as a two stage model. Two stage snow blowers are bigger and more powerful. Some can blow snow up to 50 feet with relative accuracy.
Two stage snow blowers are also wider, lending themselves to being able to take fewer passes to clear a large area and are generally recommended for people who have more than a sidewalk to clear. They also have taller intakes, making them able to handle deep snow drifts.
Single stage snow throwers are a less expensive option, though. If you do not get heavy snowfall or have large areas to clear, a single stage snow thrower may be a great option.