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Plate Compactors
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Our range of vibrating plate compactors includes petrol & electric whackers, as well as forward/reverse vibrating plates. These are essential pieces of equipment for compacting earth, sand and hardcore on DIY & professional construction jobs.

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320mm Petrol Wacker Plate

Ideal for Repair & Domestic Work

  • Midweight Plate Compactor
  • 320mm (13") Baseplate
  • Shortened Baseplate For Smaller Areas
  • Lifting & Manual Handling Points
  • 13kN Vibration Force
  • Low Hand-Arm Vibration Design
  • Lightweight, Durable & Easy To Use
Our Price From: £42.12

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400mm Petrol Wacker Plate

Ideal for Site Compaction Jobs

  • Midweight Plate Compactor
  • 400mm Baseplate
  • 13kN Vibration Force
  • Low Hand-Arm Vibration Design
  • Lightweight, Durable & Easy To Use
Our Price From: £45.15

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380mm Electric Wacker Plate

For Indoors & Unventilated Areas

  • Lightweight Electric Plate Compactor
  • 1.5kW Zero Emission Electric Motor
  • 12kN Vibration Force
  • Low Hand-Arm Vibration Design
  • Removable, Ultra Low Folding Handle
  • Robust, Durable & Easy To Use
Our Price From: £106.25

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Tool Hire: Rated Excellent
Tool Hire: Rated Excellent

Hassle-Free

Was really simple and quick to make changes to my hire arrangement using the online chat.

Emma

Tool Hire: Rated Excellent

Fantastic Service!

Hired with free delivery, collected on agreed day. Friendly and helpful online chat team.

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Excellent trouble-free service. Delivered on time and the equipment was clean and well maintained.

Steve

400mm Petrol Reversible Plate Compactor

Ideal for Repairs & Backfill

  • Forward & Reverse Direction Compactors
  • 400mm Baseplate
  • Powerful Petrol Engine
  • 30kN Centrifugal Force
  • Low HAV
  • Compact Design & Folding Handle
Our Price From: £100.56

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400mm Diesel Reversible Plate Compactor

Ideal for Repairs & Backfill

  • Forward & Reverse Direction Compactors
  • 400mm Baseplate
  • Powerful Diesel Engine
  • 30kN Centrifugal Force
  • Low HAV
  • Compact Design & Folding Handle
Our Price From: £100.56

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Cement Mixer & Vibrating Plate Package

For Mixing & Tamping Cement

  • 110v, 240v Or Petrol Cement Mixer
  • 320mm Or 400mm Petrol Wacker Plate
  • Mixer Stand Included
Our Price From: £55.02

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Tool Hire: Rated Excellent
Tool Hire: Rated Excellent

Hassle-Free

Was really simple and quick to make changes to my hire arrangement using the online chat.

Emma

Tool Hire: Rated Excellent

Fantastic Service!

Hired with free delivery, collected on agreed day. Friendly and helpful online chat team.

KMS

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Excellent

Excellent trouble-free service. Delivered on time and the equipment was clean and well maintained.

Steve

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Cement Mixer, Disc Cutter & Vibrating Plate Package

Mix, Tamp & Cut Cement & Materials

  • 110v, 240v Or Petrol Cement Mixer
  • 320mm Or 400mm Petrol Wacker Plate
  • 300mm Or 350mm Petrol Disc Cutter
  • Mixer Stand Included
Our Price From: £81.19

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Block Splitter & Petrol Vibrating Plate Package

For Cutting Pavers & Compacting

  • 320mm Or 400mm Petrol Wacker Plate
  • Manual Block Splitter
  • Reduced Hire Rate
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Plate Compactors

Professional standard vibrating wacker plates

We have plate compactors available nationwide at great rates, for both DIY customers and trade customers! Our range includes high quality, professional standard whackers in a choice of sizes, including 320mm petrol, 400mm petrol and 380mm electric. We also have petrol and diesel forward / reverse plate compactors available for hire. These professional standard pieces of equipment can be used on a range of projects, to compact earth, sand & hardcore prior to laying a concrete slab, to ensure solid and long-lasting results.

Petrol Vibrating Plates

Our 320mm petrol wacker plates and 400mm petrol whackers are industry-standard compactor plates - they are the most popular and commonly used wacker plates in the industry. They are ideal for small DIY jobs, professional jobs and roadworks. As they have a petrol engine, they must only be used in well-ventilated outdoor spaces. They are ideal for compacting the ground before building a patio or shed, before laying a driveway, or for repairing potholes in the road.

Electric Vibrating Plates

We also have 380mm 110v electric whackers. These compactors are ideal for use indoor or in poorly-ventilated areas, where a petrol-powered plate compactor would cause a hazard due to the exhaust fumes from the engine. As they are 110v pieces of equipment, a transformer would be required to power one of these electric plate compactors using domestic 240v power supply. We can supply a transformer and 110v extension leads with the hire, giving you everything you need to get the job done.

For more information on our wacker plates, take a look at our blog, How To Use A Wacker Plate.

Reversible Vibrating Plate Compactors

Whilst standard wacker plates operate in forward direction only, our forward / reverse plate compactors can operate in both directions. These vibrating plates are heavy duty compactors for more demanding jobs on site, such as preparing ground for laying a large concrete slab, or roadworks. We have both 400mm petrol forward / reverse vibrating plates and 400mm diesel forward / reverse plate compactors.

We also have a range of packages available which give you a compactor plate along with other equipment, at a reduced price compared to hiring each machine separately. You can book a plate compactor plate hire online or over the phone and then collect the machine from your local store at the start of the hire, or we can deliver it to you.

We also have trench rammers and vibrating rollers for hire.