Forward Plate Compactor

Forward Plate Compactor

The FP15.50 forward plate compactor is equipped with a durable and efficient Honda engine that provides easy starts and maximum power while minimizing fuel consumption. 

  • Consistent compaction results on a variety of materials  
  • Easy access to service points 
  • Extended service intervals reduce operation costs 
  • A robust tubular frame surrounds the engine  
  • Standard water tank and sprayer kit 

FP15.50 Overview

  • Put the FP15.50 forward plate compactor to work in a wide range of applications and leave behind high-compaction results. 
  • Designed to isolate plate vibrations from the operator’s handle, Bobcat forward plate compactors minimize hand-arm vibration and fatigue. 
  • Moving a Bobcat forward plate compactor from one jobsite to another is easy with the optional, toolless transport wheels and central lift bar. 
  • Control dust or keep the vibratory base plate free of hot asphalt buildup with the standard water tank and sprinkler system. 
  • The one-piece cast base plate is designed with no connection points that can weaken over time. The base plate is also thicker in the rear, where most wear occurs. 

FP15.50 Specifications

FP15.50 Key Specifications
Engine Model
Engine Make
3.5 hp
Machine Length
28 in
Machine Width
20 in
Machine Height
26 in
Centrifugal Force
3372 lbf
Compaction Forces

FP15.50 Features & Benefits


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 www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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.