The professional-grade design of the broadcast spreaders features innovation that offers reduced maintenance downtime, commercial-use durability and unparalleled performance. Intended for turf applications, both models are ideal for spreading seeds, fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides or other free flowing material such as ice melt. The innovative design offers features and benefits not typically found as standard offerings. The durable over-sized hoppers resist rust. The patented auger breaks up clumps of material. The adjustable 4-choice spread pattern increases productivity. The maintenance gear case with all metal gears reduces downtime. Quick assembly will get you back to the job quicker.