Equipment Type

 Sheepsfoot Rollers or Padfoot Rollers


The 815K soil compactor, weighing 49,353 pounds and equipped with a Cat C7.1 Tier 4-Final engine, features a Caterpillar-built power train

Tier 4-Final SD75B and SD115B soil compactors have a drum control system that allows the operator to adjust frequency and amplitude as soil types and conditions change.

The CA1300 has a 75-horsepower Kubota diesel, and the CA1500 has a 100-horsepower Cummins diesel

The four-drum Cat 825K compactor incorporates Caterpillar’s Machine Drive Power (MDP) system

Atlas Copco’s Dynapac CT3000 tamping compactor is designed for large-volume work on cohesive and semi-cohesive soils.


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