The SMI Standard PoleCat is a simple nozzle fan snowmaker that excels in a wide range of weather conditions. Offered in a variety of custom tower and carriage mounts, the Standard PoleCat Snowmaker can be powered by a piston or vane compressor, or by hill air feed.
Available in manual or automatic mode, the versatile PoleCat uses a 10 HP (7.5 kW) or a 15 HP (11 kW) fan and 18 spray nozzles that are customized to achieve water flows to suit specific climates. Nucleated with a central six-jet nozzle, water flow is easily controlled by three heated, self-draining valves.
The Standard PoleCat is reliable and simple to operate and maintain—an excellent all-around performer for virtually any snowmaking conditions.
The Standard PoleCat is our mid-size snow machine for medium throw with many flexible automation options including remote control and full automatic modes of operation for individual standalone machines or when connected to a complete network.
SMI’s SmartSnow™ Automation & Control software is flexible and customizable and offers proven communication options, accurate weather measurement, supporting equipment and instrumentation, integrated auxiliary equipment, and service that is second to none.
The SMI Standard PoleCat snow machine has the following mount options: