Plate Compactors operate in confined areas.

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Powered by Honda GX120 and GX160 gasoline engines, Models APC140H, APC160H, and APC210H offer working width from 14–19 in. for maneuverability and provide up to 3,461 lb of centrifugal force. Single-direction plate compactors are equipped with 3-gallon water tank, handle-mounted throttle, roll cage, and wheel kit. Applications range from footings and sub-bases to paving stones and patios.

Original Press Release:

Allen Introduces an All-New Line of Plate Compactors

The New Allen Single-Direction Plate Compactors are part of a new line of compaction equipment to make confined area compaction easier and faster.  These plate compactors come in three models – APC140H, APC160H, and APC210H – and can be used for practically every application from footings and sub-bases to paving stones and patios.

Allen Plate Compactors standard features include:

  • Honda GX120 and GX160 gasoline engines

  • Light weight for easy transportation

  • 14 to 19 inch working width for easy maneuverability

  • High VPM to get the job done quicker

  • Up to 3,461 pounds of centrifugal force

  • 3 gallons of water tank capacity

  • Roll cage and wheel kit are standard

  • Handle mounted throttle is standard

  • Assembled and tested in the U.S.

Allen Engineering Corporation is headquartered in Paragould, Arkansas USA. The company designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets concrete and related equipment with a number one goal of Total Customer Satisfaction.

Allen Engineering Corporation is family-owned and their Allen Equipment is American-Made. Allen Equipment is sold through a network of “concrete-focused” dealers and rental centers around the world. For more information, visit the AEC web site at

Allen Engineering will display the full line of compaction equipment at World of Concrete (Booth #030628) being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in January 2014.  They will also be on display at the Rental Show (Booth #5973) being held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida in February 2014.

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