A plate compactor uses a large steel plate to get rid of air pockets in various ground materials and provide tighter compaction. They work on rough and uneven ground, to flatten it and create a level grade. Commonly, this will be soil, sand, hardcore, gravel, asphalt and similar.
HOPPT® Forward Plate Compactors feature a compact yet robust design with low hand-arm vibration handle and offering choices of compacting force, different plate sizes depending on the application and material to compact for your job needs. Especially designed for use in narrow trenches, interlocking blocks, landscaping, footpath construction and maintenance, small to medium scale patchwork, repair and maintenance of sand, gravel and asphalt in restricted area and along obstacles such as curbs.