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A compactor, also termed as a wacker plate or plate compactor, is a type of construction machine used to apply pressure to soil that reduces air pocks and allows the soil to handle heavier weights on even surfaces. The two main types of compactors are roller compactors and flat plate compactors. Compactors are ideal machines for a range of DIY, residential, or industrial construction, for projects such as driveways or patios. Compactors are and ideal surface preparation tool as they are often used to compact soil in preparation for concrete pouring, footings, and trenches. With compactor operation, the heavy plate on the bottom of the machine rapidly moves up and down to push and level the surface. The combination of pressure force and plate weight force ensures that the soil, sand, or surface packs together, tightly.
Hire now for a quick solution to compacting and bedding your projects’ construction materials. Protective rubber mats are also available for laying block paving. Visit or call your local branch for more information on our compaction range.
View all our compaction & surface preparation category tools to hire to find the right equipment for the job, from Compactors, Concrete Mixers, Floats, Floor Strippers, Forced Action Mixers, Hand Tamps, Paddle Mixing Drills, Pokers, and Rollers for your site and groundwork needs. We go the extra mile to provide repairs & servicing at your local branch for all major brands of power tools and plant, find out more by filling out our request form through our online hire services or by finding your local branch for more information.
Our compaction & drilling range of tool hire equipment ensures your projects, big or small, can run smoothly. Whatever you need, we have your tool hire solutions covered for all industry needs, with availability to book and hire online from us for both store collection and delivery. If you cannot find the hire tool you require or are unsure of what to use, please contact your local branch for assistance using our branch locator to learn more from our experience Hire Staff Team or alternatively, use our Hirebase Plus+ form to request an item we can source for you. Our fully trained staff can advise on Working at Height Regulations and the best possible solution for your hire services requirements and needs. Discover more from our services online or branch to find out more on what your local Hirebase can provide on our available PASMA & IPAF training, service, and maintenance options.
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