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Compactor Plate Tar

Compactor Plate Tar

  • Low Hand Arm Vibration design for longer, safe usage times.
  • High performance 16.5kN vibration unit for maximum compaction and good forward travel speed.
  • Sealed oil-filled vibrator with top quality bearings for reliability and durability.
  • Wrap around frame for ultimate engine protection and more manual handling points.
  • Self-cleaning base plate, the machine does not allow materials or debris to collect.
  • Cast Baseplate with Asphalt Combination rounded edges.
  • Heavy duty engineering, making it the most robust, reliable compactor for contractor and rental use.
  • Large 12 litre Water Kit
Check oil every 2 hours. Don’t use when oil level is low. Use unleaded petrol only. (green fuel). Use ear plugs. Use water when compacting tar when starting - advance the pull start to compression stroke before pulling to start or you will break the pull start. To avoid engine flooding always close petrol tap when switching engine off. Thickness of layers should ideally not be more than 150 mm. The soil should be slightly moist throughout the layer. Do not over compact or run the machine on concrete surfaces. Do not alter or adjust any part of the equipment or its engine. Pull start not returned R500. 00. Keep feet clear from plate while operating. Additional charge will be added to the invoice if delivery within 10 meters of our delivery vehicle. Belt travel not to exceed 20 mm. Check v-belt. Check pull start. Check petrol cap. Check on and off switch. Check eccentric. Check engine speed. Check water tank keep water running when using hot tar to keep the base cool and to prevent tar from hardening.
- If we deliver you must phone for collection please - we do not automatically collect.
- Machines are not insured, if not returned you will need to pay for the full replacement.
- Make sure you know how to use the tools. Ask if you need help, our friendly staff will assist. Also, make sure of safety requirements.
- Hires are charged for time out – not time used. Minimum 1 day (1 day = 24 hrs)
- Scaffold is charged weekly, all other tools daily.
- Tools must be returned Clean please. e.g., if you paint onto a ladder, we charge for cleaning.
- Negligent damages get charged separately.
- Consumables not used, may be returned for refund.
- Only use heavy-duty extension leads, not thin household leads.
- If you pay by cash we can refund in cash, if you pay by card we refund onto the card. (we can't refund onto debit cards) - Card refunds can take up to 10 days.
- Weekend hire starts after 2 pm Friday until 9 am Monday = 1day charge. ( Sundays are free) If you are late on Monday it is for 2 days.
- If you keep machines for a long time we can give you a better rate, discuss with your hire controller in store.
Can be used to compact soil or tar surfacing

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Closed and will reopen on 4 January 2024

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