A medium/large plate compactor, this 300kg – 450kg model has all-round appeal for tradies, builders, landscape experts, concreters and bricklayers. Soil and sub-soil compaction is an essential step in major projects. Building and paving jobs start with a solid foundation that the diesel plate compactor can offer, making this product extremely versatile.
What is a plate compactor used for?
A plate compactor is an indispensable piece of construction equipment used to compress soil and gravel. A heavy steel plate mounted on the base provides rapid impact force for tightly compacting surface materials prior to paving.
Do you need a plate compactor on pavers?
An appropriate base is essential for creating a solidly paved area that doesn’t sink. Use gravel and sand bedding materials that suit the paving stones you intend using, then apply a heavy-duty plate compactor to create a solid paving base. Plate compactor hire from Coates Hire will get the job done fast for minimal expense.
When should you use a diesel plate compactor?
A diesel plate compactor is ideal for outdoor work. Compaction is the final stage prior to laying the pavers. Diesel engines emit fewer harmful fumes and gases, while providing powerful thrust for building and construction machinery. Coates Hire plate compactors have a long service life and are in new or as-new condition. Enquire about unbeatable hire rates online, over the phone, or at your nearest Coates Hire branch.