Top 10 Best plate Compactors
for November 2021

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YARDMAX YC1390 3000 lb. Compaction Force Plate Compactor, Briggs, 6.5 hp, 208cc, 5500 BPM

YARDMAX YC1390 3000 lb. Compaction Force Plate Compactor

Briggs, 6.5 hp, 208cc, 5500 BPM

by YARDMAX
What We like

Briggs & Stratton 6.5 HP OHV engine provides the precise amount of power while delivering cleaner, more fuel-efficient results.

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Product Features

  • 3-point mounted handle absorbs vibration and makes it easy to fold for compact storage.
  • Fold-up transport wheels come standard, always attached to the vibrator for anytime use.
  • Stamped 1-piece plate wont produce weld beads that can rust over time plus better strength, atness and smoothness.

Fold-up transport wheels come standard, always attached to the vibrator for anytime use. 3-point mounted handle absorbs vibration and makes it easy to fold for compact storage. Stamped 1-piece plate wont produce weld beads that can rust over time plus better strength, atness and smoothness.

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Stark Industry 6.5HP Walk Behind Plate Compactor Gas Vibration Compaction Force 2,360Lbs Force w/Built-in Wheel

Stark USA Stark Industry 6.5HP Walk Behind Plate Compactor Gas Vibration Compaction Force 2

360Lbs Force w/Built-in Wheel

by Stark USA
What We like

A perfect combination of practicality and performance, provides durable products for both the typical homeowner and professional contractor

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Product Features

  • Engine Type: Forced Air -Cooled, 4 -Stroke Gasoline Engine; Power: 4.1kw / 6.5HP; Displacement: 196cc; Effective Base Area: 20" x 14"; Impact Force: 2,360lbs
  • Ideally used for finishing asphalt, sand, and sloped surfaces while working within narrow confined areas
  • Versatile equipment ideal for compaction of interlocking paving stones, trenches, landscaping and maintenance
  • Fold-up transport wheels are attached and able to be used anytime from anywhere on the jobsite

Ideally used for finishing asphalt, sand, and sloped surfaces while working within narrow confined areas Fold-up transport wheels are attached and able to be used anytime from anywhere on the jobsite Engine type: forced air -cooled, 4 -stroke gasoline engine; power: 4.1kw / 6.5hp; displacement: 196cc; effective base area: 20" x 14"; impact force: 2,360lbs Versatile equipment ideal for compaction of interlocking paving stones, trenches, landscaping and maintenance

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XtremepowerUS 2.5HP Walk Behind 1920lbs Force Gas Vibration Plate Compactor Construction Water Tank 79cc LC152F EPA CARB

XtremepowerUS 2.5HP Walk Behind 1920lbs Force Gas Vibration Plate Compactor Construction Water Tank 79cc LC152F EPA CARB

by XtremepowerUS
What We like

Loncin engine design of overhead valve (OHV) the engine operation temperature is low. It has strong power, efficient performance of suction and exhaust, and OHV structure greatly increasing combustion efficiency

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Product Features

  • Single-direction plate compactor is ideal for smaller jobs like trenches, retaining walls and other tight areas that don't require as much compaction
  • Ideally used for finishing asphalt, sand, and sloped surfaces while working within narrow confined areas; Can be used in multiple jobs such as working on walkways, patios, paver installations or asphalting projects
  • Efficiency: 4280 ft 2/hr; Plate Size: 18.7 x 11.8"; Compaction Depth: 8"; Engine Type: Loncin LC152F Forced Air -Cooled (EPA and CARB Engine)
  • The compactor features an adjustable control throttle, cushioned handlebars, engine-oil drain tube, and heavy duty frame for lifting compactor for easy transportation

The compactor features an adjustable control throttle, cushioned handlebars, engine-oil drain tube, and heavy duty frame for lifting compactor for easy transportation single-direction plate compactor is ideal for smaller jobs like trenches, retaining walls and other tight areas that don't require as much compaction ideally used for finishing asphalt, sand, and sloped surfaces while working within narrow confined areas; can be used in multiple jobs such as working on walkways, patios, paver installations or asphalting projects Efficiency: 4280 ft 2/hr; plate size: 18.7 x 11.8"; compaction depth: 8"; engine type: loncin lc152f forced air -cooled (epa and carb engine)

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XtremepowerUS 6HP 4500-Pound Compaction Force Reversible Plate Compactor Construction CARB EPA Compliant 208cc Engine

XtremepowerUS 6HP 4500-Pound Compaction Force Reversible Plate Compactor Construction CARB EPA Compliant 208cc Engine

by XtremepowerUS
What We like

The compactor features an adjustable control throttle, cushioned handlebars, engine-oil drain tube, and heavy duty frame for lifting compactor for easy transportation

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Product Features

  • Ideally used for finishing asphalt, sand, and sloped surfaces while working within narrow confined areas; Can be used in multiple jobs such as working on walkways, patios, paver installations or asphalting projects
  • Reverse-direction plate compactor directs the machine in the desired direction without the need to turn the machine; is ideal for smaller jobs like trenches, retaining walls and other tight areas that don't require as much compaction
  • Efficiency: 8180 ft2/hr; Plate Size: 23.6 x 17.3"; Compaction Depth: 12"; Engine Type: Kolher CH260 Forced Air -Cooled (EPA and CARB Engine)
  • Quad-Clean System - All-season (4)-stage cyclonic air filter effective engine protection for tough-and-dirty conditions

Ideally used for finishing asphalt, sand, and sloped surfaces while working within narrow confined areas; can be used in multiple jobs such as working on walkways, patios, paver installations or asphalting projects Reverse-direction plate compactor directs the machine in the desired direction without the need to turn the machine; is ideal for smaller jobs like trenches, retaining walls and other tight areas that don't require as much compaction Efficiency: 8180 ft2/hr; plate size: 23.6 x 17.3"; compaction depth: 12"; engine type: kolher ch260 forced air -cooled (epa and carb engine) Quad-clean system - all-season (4)-stage cyclonic air filter effective engine protection for tough-and-dirty conditions

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CORMAC C95TH plate compactor gasoline engine GX160 @ 5.5Hp & water tank

CORMAC C95TH plate compactor gasoline engine GX160 @ 5.5Hp & water tank

by Fuzhou
What We like

CORMAC C95TH forward plate compactor with 6.5Hp gasoline engine GX160 and water tank

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WEN 56035T 7 HP 4500-Pound Compaction Force Plate Compactor, CARB Compliant, Black

WEN 56035T 7 HP 4500-Pound Compaction Force Plate Compactor

CARB Compliant, Black

by WEN
What We like

Easily transportable with lift handles at the plate, as well as central lifting/load Bar

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Product Features

  • Fast travel speed = productivity; single direction plate travels up to 82 feet per minute
  • Power Source Type: Gas Powered
  • Vibration isolators between the welded Steel plate and the engine reduce vibration extending the engine's life
  • Maneuverable with our unique swing-over handle and the compact 24 x 17-3/4" Contoured edge plate
  • Powerful: 212cc engine is larger than most in its class, producing 4, 496lbs of force at 5, 400 blows per minute

Power source type: gas powered Powerful: 212cc engine is larger than most in its class, producing 4, 496lbs of force at 5, 400 blows per minute Fast travel speed = productivity; single direction plate travels up to 82 feet per minute Vibration isolators between the welded steel plate and the engine reduce vibration extending the engine's life Maneuverable with our unique swing-over handle and the compact 24 x 17-3/4" contoured edge plate

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NorthStar Close-Quarters Plate Compactor -with 5.5 HP Honda GX160 Engine

NorthStar Close-Quarters Plate Compactor -with 5.5 HP Honda GX160 Engine

by Northstar
What We like

163cc Honda GX160 OHV engine with cast iron cylinder liner

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Product Features

  • 6582 feet per minute travel speed
  • Delivers 5,700 vibrations per minute
  • Produces 2,270 lbs. of compacting force
  • 13 3/16in. x 14 3/4in. compacting plate

6582 feet per minute travel speed 13 3/16in. x 14 3/4in. compacting plate Delivers 5,700 vibrations per minute Produces 2,270 lbs. of compacting force

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TOMAHAWK 5.5 HP Honda Vibratory Plate Compactor Tamper for Dirt, Asphalt, Gravel, Soil Compaction with GX160 Engine

Tomahawk Power TOMAHAWK 5.5 HP Honda Vibratory Plate Compactor Tamper for Dirt

Asphalt, Gravel, Soil Compaction with GX160 Engine

by Tomahawk Power
What We like

Heavily reinforced by a steel exciter box for ultimate protection, yet still light enough for smooth operation

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Product Features

  • Maneuverable and user friendly, our compact 17 x 21 in. plate can work around cramped and narrow spaces
  • Travel speed of 79 ft. per minute for greater productivity
  • 5.5 HP Honda Engine model able to compact over 3,000 lbs. per square ft.

Maneuverable and user friendly, our compact 17 x 21 in. plate can work around cramped and narrow spaces 5.5 hp honda engine model able to compact over 3,000 lbs. per square ft. Travel speed of 79 ft. per minute for greater productivity

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XtremepowerUS 2.5 HP Walk Behind Gas 1920lbs Force Construction Plate Compactor Vibration 79cc Motor LC152F CARB EPA Motor w/Wheel

XtremepowerUS 2.5 HP Walk Behind Gas 1920lbs Force Construction Plate Compactor Vibration 79cc Motor LC152F CARB EPA Motor w/Wheel

by XtremepowerUS
What We like

Loncin engine design of overhead valve (OHV) the engine operation temperature is low. It has strong power, efficient performance of suction and exhaust, and OHV structure greatly increasing combustion efficiency

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Product Features

  • Efficiency: 4280 ft 2/hr; Plate Size: 18.7 x 11.8"; Compaction Depth: 8"; Engine Type: Loncin LC152F Forced Air -Cooled (EPA and CARB Engine)
  • The compactor features an adjustable control throttle, cushioned handlebars, engine-oil drain tube, and heavy duty frame for lifting compactor for easy transportation
  • Built-in Wheel - Fold-up transport wheels are attached and able to be used anytime from anywhere on the jobsite
  • Ideally used for finishing asphalt, sand, and sloped surfaces while working within narrow confined areas; Can be used in multiple jobs such as working on walkways, patios, paver installations or asphalting projects

Efficiency: 4280 ft 2/hr; plate size: 18.7 x 11.8"; compaction depth: 8"; engine type: loncin lc152f forced air -cooled (epa and carb engine) The compactor features an adjustable control throttle, cushioned handlebars, engine-oil drain tube, and heavy duty frame for lifting compactor for easy transportation ideally used for finishing asphalt, sand, and sloped surfaces while working within narrow confined areas; can be used in multiple jobs such as working on walkways, patios, paver installations or asphalting projects built-in wheel - fold-up transport wheels are attached and able to be used anytime from anywhere on the jobsite

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CORMAC C95T plate compactor gasoline & water tank

CORMAC C95T plate compactor gasoline & water tank

by Fuzhou
What We like

CORMAC C95T forward plate compactor with 6.5Hp gasoline engine and water tank

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