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Plate Compactor, 18"-20"

Applications :

  • For the compaction of granular and mixed materials with some cohesive content.
  • For hot and cold asphalt in confined areas (i.e.. parking lots, next to structures, etc.).

Safety :

  • Use only in well ventilated areas.
  • Ensure that the proper clothing is worn when operating this unit (i.e. safety shoes, hearing protection).
  • Do not operate on uneven surfaces or grades.
  • Make sure that the unit stays upright at all times.
  • Do not refuel while the engine is running or hot.

Product Specs :

  • Width of Plate: 20" (500mm).
  • Weight: 190 lbs. (86 kg).
  • Compaction Depth: up to 12 " (300 mm).
  • Fuel: regular gas.

Operating Instructions :

  • Turn the "ON/OFF" switch to the "ON" position.
  • Close the choke (if the engine is cold).
  • Open the throttle to approximately 1/2 throttle.
  • Pull the starter rope until the unit starts.
  • Once the motor starts, open the choke.
  • Once you're ready to compact, move the throttle to the wide open position.
  • Allow unit to pull itself forward.
  • When finished, idle machine down.
  • Turn the switch to the "OFF" position to stop the engine.

Trouble Shooting :

Unit will not start

  • Check kill switch is in the "ON" position
  • Check fuel level in tank and that fuel lever is in the "ON" position
  • Check that choke is in the close (on) position for a cold start.
  • For further instruction call our store 905-727-7368