Compaction Showcase: June 2021
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Pound out profits with these powerful products.
No cords, no fumes
Wacker Neuson’s battery-powered rammers and plates provide an alternative power source for indoor applications and job sites with noise and emission guidelines. The same battery system can be used to power all products across the two product lines. At the heart of the AS50e and AS60e rammers and the AP1840e and AP1850e plate series is Wacker Neuson’s BP1000 lithium-ion battery. One system, including battery and charger, is designed to easily exchange between all products. The BP1000 can be inserted into any product without the need of special tools. No cords and no fumes mean the operator can move around the job site freely and is no longer exposed to heat, exhaust fumes and engine noise. The smart-battery technology is designed to recognize which product it is powering, providing for the most efficient operation. Additionally, there is no liquid fuel source to spill during refueling, transportation and operation. Wacker Neuson’s BP1000 maintenance-free battery uses an easy push button start and provides constant power output over the entire discharge phase, providing full compaction performance from the first to last minute of work. Under typical working conditions, two batteries with a charger can fulfill the needs of a standard working day. Should the battery need to be changed, it can be easily removed without tools and replaced with a charged battery within a few simple steps. The battery-powered AP plate series is available with or without a water tank for soil and asphalt compaction. Like the rammer, the plates offer a new solution for contractors and rental centers looking for a cordless, emission-free plate compactor for a variety of applications. These are the only single-direction plates on the market without a V-belt. The virtually maintenance-free electric motor is mounted directly on the baseplate, which requires fewer wear parts and reduces service time when compared to a gas or diesel engine, contributing to the low total cost of ownership.
Crown’s MVP 95 is a forward plate compactor that falls into the 3,000-pound plate compactor category and can be used for either residential or commercial jobs. It has a centrifugal force of 3,380 pounds and weights 186 pounds. The open self-cleaning design prevents material from getting caught between the plate base and the engine mount. Six heavy-duty shock absorbers are strategically located for vibration reduction and comfortable operation. Its 20-by-21-inch cast iron plate provides easy access to narrow areas and extends the wear life. An engine roll cage protects the engine and provides an easy-access lifting bale. There is a removable water tank for easy water replacement. Options include a wheel kit for jobsite transportation and a paving mat for brick compaction. The MVP 95 comes with a three-year warranty against any manufacturing defect.
Bomag Americas has introduced its all-new BT 50 tamper. The lightweight, portable, easy-to-operate tamper offers superior impact force in a light unit. It features right-hand control set up while continuing to offer the operator easy, ergonomic positioning for hours of operation. The easy action on-off safety switch allows prompt engine and fuel start-up and shutdown. The two-stage dual air filtration system extends the life of key engine components while allowing for longer service intervals. Bomag’s exclusive design allows no oil or gas leaks if the tamper is laid down, giving users the peace of mind that the tamper is always working no matter what happens on the jobsite. The heavy-duty engine guard gives optimum on-site damage protection. Even a fall from a truck platform cannot harm the durable plastic, which reduces repair costs by up to 33 percent. A unique Bomag lubrication system provides optimum oil supply in the crankcase at all angles. The engine is also protected by the automatic oil level check. Bomag tamper products are suitable for the most rugged applications.
Engineered for maximum productivity
Toro’s lineup of forward plate compactors is designed with a unique base geometry, optimal eccentric placement, amplitude and VPMs that allow the unit to provide maximum compaction for stable, even surfaces. The forward plate compactors operate on speed levels of 100 feet per minute with a maximum productivity rate of 6,500 to 10,000 square feet per hour. Also, a heavy-duty design protects the engine and machine components for extended life. Toro offers three models of forward plate compactors with an eccentric force range of 2,200 to 4,000 pounds. For maximum eccentric power and productivity, the FP-4000 forward plate easily compacts mixed soil, granular soil, or asphalt. The FP-4000 operates with a maximum productivity of 10,000 square feet per hour. With optimal force and up to 10,000 square-foot-per-hour capacity, the FP-3000 is engineered for high productivity and tough compaction to tackle jobs on granular soil or asphalt with ease. The FP-2200 is designed for powerful performance on smaller area jobs compacting trenches, granular soil, or asphalt. These forward plates operate with a maximum productivity of 6,500 square feet per hour.
AP/GP18 single direction vibratory plates from MBW are available with or without a water tank. A patented suspension system reduces hand/arm vibration and also better isolates all upper mass components, including the engine, from vibrations produced by the machine’s exciter. These plates are perfect for confined areas of granular soils including sands and gravels as well as placing interlocking pavers, bricks and blocks with the optional UHMW paving pad. The 18 had some recent modifications to the spray bar and added clearance, which now allows for a paving pad to be used on the asphalt version. Additional updates also include a standard Honda GX160 engine and new side plate handles, making lifting easier. Weighing 130 to 184 pounds, these plates are easy to lift and manoeuver around the jobsite. Accompanied by intense vibration, MBW’s 1000 Series vibratory plates are ideally suited for a number of compaction application needs.
Now in gas version
Multiquip has expanded its compaction line with the MVH508GH, a gasoline-powered reversible plate. MQ Mikasa reversible plates are known for the superior compaction and reliability. To keep equipment fueling onsite easy, Multiquip has introduced a gasoline version of the largest reversible plate. The MQ Mikasa MV508GH has the same dynamics as the popular diesel version MVH508DZ with an 11.7-horsepower Honda GX390 engine. It can even be fitted with the Compas system, the intelligent way to manage compaction progress. It also comes with the newly enhanced three-year warranty.
Patron’s RP400 Honda-powered reversible plate compactor offers an excellent price to performance ratio. Featuring a 26-inch plate, the RP400 delivers 11,690 foot-pound of centrifugal force while weighing only 878 pounds. It allows for a similar rental rate to a 1,000 pound unit, with 30 percent less investment. With a high speed and balanced design, this unit can tackle the roughest surfaces, is nimble for spot compaction, and use in confined areas. The bottom plate features an open style self-cleaning design which keeps large debris out of the pulley area. Made from Hardox 400, the plate is extremely robust and wear resistant. The heavy-duty steel frame protects the engine and transmission. Service and maintenance are made easy with access to all service points and a dependable 13HP Honda GX390 engine. The RP400 is excellent for compacting medium to deep layers of granular soil.
Patron compactors and parts are stocked in three locations across Canada. New for 2021, Patron has announced a two-year warranty on all compaction products.
Power and ease
The Husqvarna LP 9505 is a powerful, easy-to-operate trench compactor that delivers superb productivity in demanding trench compaction jobs. Its high operating weight enables efficient compaction without vibration, from the initial static passes all the way to the finish. The LP 9505 is equipped with a reliable, fuel-efficient Kubota diesel engine (Tier 4 Final compliant) and provides excellent power, while the articulated steering allows the compactor to turn corners without digging up the soil. The extra high and wide drum pads are optimally designed to make sure the user has the traction to handle daily tasks in wet or dry cohesive soils. It features a smartly designed solutions to help the operator perform at his/her best. One feature is the remote control. It is durable, lightweight and designed for smooth, safe manoeuvring with distinct drive-ability and feel. The remote control uses radio technology, which enables the operator to choose the best position to stand. This not only provides better ergonomics and safer working conditions, but also produces the desired end results. The display also sends alerts to the operator when something needs to be checked. The wide drums and low centre of gravity deliver excellent stability to increase safety even more. Servicing is quick and easy with all service points clearly marked and easily accessed under the protective hoods.
A free right side
The CC900S is a single arm tandem roller in the Dynapac roller range of 1.2- to 1.6-ton tandem rollers. This machine has the front right side of the drum free, which makes it possible to compact close to walls, sidewalk and guardrails. The front drum comes standard with a 2.36-inch offset drum. The CC900S allows the operator to compact close to walls, fences, railings and other obstacles because of the fully free right side on the front drum. The 2.36-inch offset drum not only creates better compaction to close obstacles but also makes it easier to steer out from those obstacles eliminating the need of a vibratory plate. The CC900S comes standard with the following features: backup alarm; comfort seat; cup or can holder; foldable ROPS inclusive seat belt; large water tank (50 gallons); rotating beacon; sprinkler timer; vibration shut off, front or rear drum; and working lights.
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