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Plate Compactors

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Plate Compactors


Fairport FVR58H Single Vibratory Roller Drum Roller

£5,999.99 Inc. VAT

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Fairport PP193 Plate Compactor with Wheels (18" Wide)

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Fairport PP33-GX120 Plate Compactor Honda Petrol

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Welcome to Street Solutions, your ultimate destination for high-quality plate compactors and construction equipment. We specialise in providing top-of-the-line plate compactors, designed to deliver exceptional performance in soil compaction, asphalt compaction, and paving projects. Whether you're a professional contractor or a DIY enthusiast, our collection of plate compactors is here to meet your construction needs.

With our vibratory plate compactors, you can achieve efficient and precise compaction, ensuring a solid and stable foundation for your projects. Our walk-behind plate compactors are built with heavy-duty materials and powerful engines, such as Honda GX160 Petrol and Loncin G160 Petrol, guaranteeing optimal compaction force and depth.

At Street Solutions, we understand the importance of efficiency and durability in your construction equipment. That's why our plate compactors are engineered to provide maximum compaction efficiency while withstanding the rigors of heavy machinery use. Our selection includes Fairport models like the FVR58H Single Drum Roller, F14-35, F15-40, F16-45, F17-50, FL14-32, FL14-35, FL15-40, FL16-45, FL17-50, L15-40, and more.

Whether you're tackling residential projects or commercial ventures, our plate compactors offer versatility, allowing you to compact various materials with ease. From compacting soil and gravel to ensuring smooth asphalt surfaces, our plate compactors are your reliable companion for achieving the perfect compaction every time.

Experience the efficiency, power, and reliability of our plate compactors to enhance your construction projects. Trust in Street Solutions for all your compaction needs. We offer an extensive range of construction equipment to suit a variety of worksite tasks. We pride ourselves on the range of sectors we supply, with pricing to suit all job sizes, whether small or large. The construction equipment we provide is ideal for sectors such as traffic management, automotive, construction, oil and gas, utilities, and civil engineers.

Plate compactors are powerful machines used for compacting soil, asphalt, and other materials on construction sites. They are designed to efficiently and effectively compress surfaces, making them ideal for use in roadwork, landscaping, and other construction projects. Our range of plate compactors includes various sizes and styles to meet your specific needs.

Browse our collection today and take the first step toward achieving exceptional results with our top-notch construction equipment.

Our collection includes: 

For more information on our products or to get a custom quote on larger orders please get in touch with our sales team on 0161 706 0479 or email us at

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are plate compactors used for?

A: Plate compactors are used for compacting soil, asphalt, and other materials on construction sites. They are commonly used in roadwork, landscaping, and other construction projects.

Q: What size plate compactor do I need?

A: The size of plate compactor you need depends on the size of the area you will be compacting. Generally, larger plate compactors are better for larger areas, while smaller ones are more suitable for smaller spaces. 

Q: How do I use a plate compactor?

A: To use a plate compactor, simply start the engine and position the machine over the area you want to compact. Slowly move the machine back and forth, applying pressure to the surface as you go. 

Q: How often should I maintain my plate compactor?

A: It is recommended that you perform maintenance on your plate compactor after every use. This includes checking the engine oil level, cleaning the air filter, and inspecting the machine for any damage.

Q: Can plate compactors be used on all surfaces?

A: Plate compactors are designed for use on hard, flat surfaces like asphalt and soil. They should not be used on softer surfaces like grass or gravel.

Q: What is a plate compactor?

A: A plate compactor is a construction equipment used for soil compaction and asphalt compaction. It consists of a heavy flat plate that vibrates or oscillates to compact various materials, such as soil, gravel, or asphalt.

Q: How does a plate compactor work?

A: A plate compactor works by applying compaction force and vibrations to the surface. The vibrating plate transfers energy to the material, causing it to settle and become more compact. The repetitive motion helps to eliminate air voids and enhance the stability and density of the compacted surface.

Q: Why should I use a plate compactor for construction projects?

A: Using a plate compactor offers several advantages for construction projects. It improves the stability and load-bearing capacity of the compacted area, reduces the risk of settlement, enhances the longevity of structures, and ensures a level and firm surface for further construction work.

Q: What are the benefits of using a plate compactor?

A: The benefits of using a plate compactor include efficient and effective compaction, increased productivity, improved soil density, reduced material settling, enhanced load-bearing capacity, and better overall construction quality. Plate compactors are versatile, easy to use, and suitable for a wide range of projects.

Q: Can a plate compactor be used for soil compaction and asphalt compaction?

A: Yes, plate compactors can be used for both soil compaction and asphalt compaction. They are designed to handle different materials and are available in various models to suit specific compaction needs.

Q: What is the compaction force of the plate compactors?

A: The compaction force of plate compactors varies depending on the model. It can range from [mention specific compaction force values] for different plate compactors. Choosing the right compaction force is important to ensure optimal results for your specific project requirements.

Q: What is the compaction depth that can be achieved with these plate compactors?

A: The compaction depth achievable with plate compactors depends on various factors, including the compaction force, the type of material being compacted, and the number of passes made over the surface. Generally, plate compactors can achieve compaction depths of [mention typical compaction depth range] in a single pass.

Q: Are these plate compactors suitable for walk-behind operation?

A: Yes, these plate compactors are specifically designed for walk-behind operation. They feature ergonomic handles and are lightweight enough to be easily maneuvered by an operator on foot.

Q: Are the plate compactors heavy machinery?

A: Plate compactors are considered heavy machinery due to their robust construction and powerful compaction capabilities. However, they are compact and portable compared to larger construction equipment such as rollers or excavators.

Q: How can plate compactors improve compaction efficiency?

A: Plate compactors improve compaction efficiency by providing high-frequency vibrations or oscillations to the material, which increases the speed and effectiveness of compaction. Their compact design allows them to reach tight or confined spaces that may be inaccessible to larger machines.

Q: Can I use a plate compactor for tamping and ramming purposes?

A: Yes, plate compactors can be used for tamping and ramming purposes. They are designed to deliver high compaction forces, making them suitable for tasks that require firm and densely compacted surfaces, such as preparing foundations, installing pavers, or compacting trenches.

Q: What is the difference between the Fairport FVR58H Single Drum Roller and the plate compactors?

A: The Fairport FVR58H Single Drum Roller and plate compactors serve different purposes in construction projects. While plate compactors are ideal for smaller areas and walk-behind operation, the FVR58H Single Drum Roller is a larger machine designed for compacting larger areas and operates with a ride-on configuration. The roller provides greater compaction force and is often used for heavier-duty compaction tasks.

Q: What are the engine options available for the Fairport plate compactors?

A: The Fairport plate compactors offer different engine options to suit individual preferences and project requirements. They are available with engines such as the Honda GX160 Petrol and Loncin G160 Petrol. These engines are known for their reliability, power, and performance in the construction industry.

Q: Is the Fairport FL14-32 Plate Compactor suitable for smaller construction projects?

A: Yes, the Fairport FL14-32 Plate Compactor is suitable for smaller construction projects. With its compact design and Honda GX120 or Loncin GX120 Petrol engine, it provides efficient compaction for residential or light commercial applications, such as landscaping, patio installations, or small paving projects.

Q: Are there any plate compactors available with Loncin engines?

A: Yes, there are plate compactors available with Loncin engines. Loncin engines are known for their durability and performance. The Fairport F14-35 Plate Compactor, Fairport F15-40 Plate Compactor, Fairport F16-45 Plate Compactor, Fairport F17-50 Plate Compactor, Fairport FL14-35 Plate Compactor, Fairport FL15-40 Plate Compactor, Fairport FL16-45 Plate Compactor, Fairport FL17-50 Plate Compactor, and Fairport L15-40 Plate Compactor all offer Loncin G160 Petrol engine options.

Q: Can I use the Fairport PP193 Plate Compactor with Wheels for both residential and commercial projects?

A: Yes, the Fairport PP193 Plate Compactor with Wheels is versatile and suitable for both residential and commercial projects. Its 18" width and maneuverability make it a practical choice for compacting surfaces like driveways, walkways, patios, and small parking lots. The addition of wheels enhances mobility and makes it easier to transport the plate compactor between different job sites.

Q: What is the width of the Fairport PP33-GX120 Plate Compactor?

A: The Fairport PP33-GX120 Plate Compactor features a specific width of [mention the width measurement]. This width allows for effective compaction of various materials, providing optimal results for your compaction needs.

Q: Is the Fairport PP46 Standard Plate Compactor suitable for heavy-duty compaction tasks?

A: Yes, the Fairport PP46 Standard Plate Compactor is designed to handle heavy-duty compaction tasks. With its Honda GX160 Petrol engine and sturdy construction, it delivers high compaction force and durability, making it ideal for demanding applications such as roadwork, large-scale construction projects, and compacting thicker layers of materials.