Calibration Examples

Ideally, calibration should take place prior to the season, two to three times during the season, and/or any time a change is made to the equipment or the material.

Salt Trucks

Tips for calibrating a Force America 6100 or 5100ex (City of Cudahy).

Calibration of a Force America 6100 Closed-Loop System (MN DOT).

Calibration for a manual drop tail gate spreader with manual valves (City of Farmington Hills Department of Public Works).

Sidewalk Spreaders

Calibration of a push spreader (PDF instructions)

Additional Resources

WI Salt Wise Partnership: A coalition of organizations working together to reduce salt pollution in our lakes, streams and drinking water.