By Heather Burlingame, Senior Production Editor | September 28, 2010

TP-10Available in the Patchman Series, Model TP-10 single-direction plate compactor weighs only 87 pounds. Compaction force is 10 psi over a 12- by 13.5-inch plate area. The 3-hp Honda engine runs at a constant 3,500 rpm, which generates an output of 3,000 vpm. Plate sizes range from 12 to 20 inches with compaction depths of 10 to 16 inches. Heavy-duty shock absorbers protect the engine and provide operator comfort. Water tanks come standard. Plate and roller products are available for forward/reverse operation.