Types of Light Compaction Equipment
Rammers are generally used for the purpose of compacting a small area of soil and this is done by putting so much load on the soil. Rammers are generally not heavy and they can either be hand operated or machine operated. Most times when these are the machine operated ones, they always weigh between 30kg to many tons. They are mainly used for the purpose of compacting rocky fragments in the soil.
Vibrating Plate Compactor
The vibrating place compactor is used mainly to compact coarse soil and it is often used within a small area of soil. The equipment weighs between 100kg to 10 tons depending on the size.
This type of light soil compactor equipment is used in a small confined area of soil. Generally the equipment could be used on all kinds of soil and this is the more reason why the vibro tampers is unique. Unlike other light soil compactors too, they are always used manually and they weigh between 50kg to 100kg.
Types of Heavy Compaction Equipment
Smooth Wheeled Rollers
Vibrating Smooth Wheeled Rollers
Tools for Measuring Soil Compaction