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Turbo Blast FAB 500

Turbo Blast FAB 500 - Rail

The Wausau Turbo Blast 500 is the world’s most powerful cold air blower.  This unit is designed to blow away all types of debris and FOD.  TB500’s powerful airflow is ideal for removing ice pack, snow, water and worms from your airfield’s pavement and lights.  



  • Dependable Peterbilt 220 Chassis
  • Allison 3000 Series Transmission
  • Cummins Model QSG12 513 HP Tier 4 Auxiliary Engine
  • New Rotating Turret – Nozzle and Boom Assembly rotate to stowed position – designed to eliminate operators’s obstructed view while equipment is in transport mode
  • New – Automated “Power Pan” Function
  • New – “Lock On” function controls – Helps to eliminate driver fatigue during operation
  • New – 200 degree adjustable nozzle pan
  • New – 31 degree boom pan (with manual override to allow 180 degree pan)
  • Enhanced access and serviceability of the fan drive belt
  • Efficient impeller design increases performance at lower rotational speeds – Increasing impeller life and improved fuel economy.
  • Environmentally protected Hyd. valves/components
  • Engine block heater for chassis and auxiliary engine with remote sockets
  • Air interrupt function button to redirect airflow and reduce Aux. engine RPM to idle vs engine shutdown/E-STOP   
  • Manual override for control valve operation



  • “Power Pan” Automated Sweep Feature 
  • Backup Camera System
  • Hydraulic Backup Pump
  • Rear Work Lights
  • GoLight (Remote Control Work Light)
  • Nozzle Light
  • Remote Control Spot Light
  • Large Washer Reservoir
  • Heated Front Windshield
  • Removable Poly Carbonate Mylar Protective Film – Front Windshield
  • External Tool Box and Rack


Please contact our Product Manager Mark Kreutzfeldt for pricing and additional product information at:

1-605-270-2602 or mkreutzfeldt@wausau-everest.com