Light Compaction


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Versatile Compactors for Multiple Types of Terrain

Bobcat is dedicated to breaking down your barriers to productivity and profit with a tough lineup of light compaction equipment. Our reversible plate compactors (three models), forward plate compactors (three models), rammers (two models) and the mighty TR75 trench roller are powerful, robust, easy to operate and simple to maintain. The design advantages built into every Bobcat® light compaction machine help operators accomplish more with less effort.  

Make short work of a wide range of material compaction tasks - on all terrain types - with versatile Bobcat light compaction machines.

Handle Tough Compaction Tasks on Any Jobsite

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Heavy-duty compaction jobs are no match for the resilient and efficient array of light compaction tools from Bobcat. With sturdy, user-friendly designs, simple maintenance and performance that packs a powerful punch, you can accomplish more in less time. Check out our light compaction lineup in action.

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Equipped with durable Honda engines, the Bobcat R68P and R60P compaction rammers are easy to use and built to last, delivering precise compaction in trenches and other confined work areas where other compaction equipment can’t reach. Featuring a forward design and best-in-class balance, Bobcat rammers direct all the compaction power squarely onto the targeted surface area. With a wide range of available foot sizes, their versatility is limitless. 

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Forward Plate Compactors

Bobcat forward plate compactors deliver industry-leading forward movement for great compaction results and less operator fatigue. These walk-behind machines feature durable Honda engines for reliable starts, maximum power and low fuel consumption. Reduce dust or keep the vibratory plate clear of asphalt buildup with the water tank and sprinkler system. These plate compactors are designed for efficient compaction of granular soils, crushed aggregates, and hot mix asphalt. 

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Reversible Plate Compactors

Equipped with hydraulic direction control, Bobcat reversible plate compactors deliver quick direction changes and minimum-effort compaction in tight spaces. The RP22.40 and RP30.50 feature durable and efficient Honda engines. Our largest reversible plate compactor, the RP49.20D, features a rugged, Tier 4 diesel engine with electric start. These high-powered pounders are ideal for compacting granular materials such as sand, gravel and asphalt.

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Trench Rollers

With its powerful diesel engine and two amplitude settings, the Bobcat TR75 trench roller delivers high-compaction performance on a variety of soil types and in many applications, including pipeline construction. Operated by remote control, the TR75 features an oscillating articulated joint that increases stability and ground contact. Stay out of the trenches and outsmart operator fatigue with the versatile, remote-controlled TR75 trench roller.


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Bobcat rammers are ideal for precise compaction work in small areas or places tough to reach with larger compaction equipment. They are highly maneuverable and most effective on cohesive soil types such as clays. 

Our rammers deliver best-in-class balance that directs the machines’ compaction power to the targeted surface area. The result is greater hitting force with less effort. 

At the surface level or in trenches, Bobcat rammer applications are virtually endless. (Models: R60P and R68P.)

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Forward Plate Compactors

Bobcat forward plate compactors achieve optimal compaction of a variety of granular materials, including sand, gravel and asphalt.  

These versatile machines can be used in a wide range of applications, including compaction work within trenches or surface-material compaction.  

Quickly attach the optional, toolless mat to operate the plate compactor on paving stones without cracking or chipping the surface.  

Use the water kit and sprinkler system to knock down dust or keep the vibratory plate free of material buildup. (Models: FP10.33, FP15.40 and FP15.50.)

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Reversible Plate Compactors

Bobcat reversible plate compactors are versatile machines that can tackle a variety of material compaction applications and are ideal for compacting granular materials such as sand, gravel and asphalt. 

Tackle a wide range of applications, including open-area compaction work, trench work and compacting materials in tight spaces. 

With forward and reverse direction control, operators gain outstanding maneuverability with quick and easy directional changes as well as precise spot compaction work. 

Slip on the optional toolless rubber mat and operate a Bobcat reversible plate on paving blocks without cracking or chipping the surface. (Models RP22.40 and RP30.50.)

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Trench Rollers

Bobcat Trench Rollers are easily maneuverable and efficient. The Bobcat Trench roller boasts of  an oscillating articulated joint, powerful diesel engine and two amplitude settings, the remote-controlled TR75 delivers high-compaction performance on a variety of soil types and in many commercial and industrial applications including: 

  • Pipeline construction 
  • Commercial, industrial and residential development 
  • Structure backfill work 
  • Confined workspaces 
  • Electric and cable installation 
  • Road and rail sub-base 


WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including engine exhaust (including diesel engine exhaust when equipped), lead and lead compounds, mineral oils, soots, phthalates, and carbon monoxide which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

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