Plate Compactor

Plate Compactor

  • More compaction force than a hand-operated compactor  
  • Reduces the need for manual compaction in the trench, increasing jobsite safety and operator comfort 
  • Effective and efficient compaction in hard-to-reach areas like trenches and on slopes 
  • Bobcat also offers hand-operated plate compactors as a handy jobsite product  

Features & Benefits

Top Tasks

  • Compact trenches, footings and slab areas 
  • Drive piles when building retaining walls and compacting soil 

Compatible Models


Plate Compactor - PCF34
Plate Compactor - PCF64
Operating Weight
478 lb
856 lb
26 in
34.2 in
18.8 in
23.5 in
18.8 in
20.4 in
Dynamic Force
3,400 lb
6,400 lb
2100 vpm
2000 vpm
Flow Range Min
12 gal/min
12 gal/min
Flow Range Max
28 gal/min
28 gal/min


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

Certain specification(s) are based on engineering calculations and are not actual measurements. Specification(s) are provided for comparison purposes only and are subject to change without notice. Specification(s) for your individual equipment will vary based on normal variations in design, manufacturing, operating conditions, and other factors.