Reversible Plate Compactors feature two exciter shafts.

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Available in three models with 9.3 hp Honda gas-powered engine or Hatz diesel-powered engine, Reversible Plate Compactors deliver up to 11,241 lb of centrifugal force. Compactors feature travel speed up to 85 fpm, working width from 20–25 in., and 4,200–5,400 vpm. Capable of operating in tight spaces, machines are suitable for large foundations, retaining walls, and compaction of side areas along pipe projects.

Original Press Release:

Allen Introduces an All-New Line of Reversible Plate Compactors

The All-New line of reversible plate compactors from Allen includes not one - but three different models!  Great for tight places such as trench and excavation projects where room to turn around is limited, Allen Reversible Plate Compactors feature two exciter shafts that create a strong compaction force for deeper lifts and fewer passes.  Ideal for large foundations, retaining walls and compaction of the side areas along pipe projects.

Allen Reversible Plate Compactors standard features include:

  • Up to 9.3 HP for more power

  • Reliable Honda gas-powered engines and Hatz diesel-powered engines

  • Cover for the engine to keep dirt away

  • Highly maneuverable

  • Ideal for tight spaces

  • Up to 11,241 pounds of centrifugal force

  • Travel speed of up to 85 feet per minute

  • 20-25 inches of working width

  • 4,200-5,400 VPM

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 Reversible Plate Compactors 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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