Staff | September 28, 2010

Dynapac soil compactorThe new Dynapac CA 134 and CA 144 soil compactors replace the company’s CA 121 and CA 141 models, respectively. The CA 134 uses a drum that is 54 inches wide, and the CA 144 uses a 66-inch-wide drum. Drums on both models, however, are 39 inches in diameter, and each model is available with either a smooth or padfoot drum. Maximum operating weight for the CA 134 is 12,100 pounds, and that for the CA 144 is 13,000 pounds. Normal operating amplitude for each model is .067 inch, frequency is 2,100 vpm, and centrifugal force developed is 20,000 pounds. Both use a five-cylinder John Deere engine rated at 84 horsepower.