Mack Granite tackles Old Man Winter

The snowplow application is the latest version of the Granite Series of vehicles designed and manufactured by Mack Trucks Inc. Mack came out with the snowplow version of the Granite model just in time for the 2003-2004 winter season.

In developing the Granite snowplow, Mack solicited input from operators and mechanics. The result is a design that meets specific needs of users in this application.

A heated windshield and mirrors enhance visibility in wintry conditions. The air cleaner is under the hood, protecting it from snow and ice. The high-strength steel in front that carries the plow and hitch is an extension of the frame rail, ensuring maximum durability.

Because snowplow drivers can be on the job for up to 12 hours at a time, and even longer during severe storms, minimizing operator fatigue is a key concern. With this in mind, the Mack Granite design team paid close attention to even small details, like the placement of steps.

For more details, contact Mack, 2100 Mack Blvd, Box M, Allentown PA 18105-5000.

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