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 

Pay as low as 0% for 24 months* or choose a cash rebate of $100 USD*/$130 CAD* on a new Bobcat forward plate compactor.

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 Specs & Compare

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

**Offer ends 6/30/2024. Available at participating and eligible dealers only. Offer may vary by product type, series, model and select units in dealer's current inventory. Must take delivery from dealer stock by 6/30/2024. Offers available on new equipment in US and Canada only. Some restrictions apply. Length of contract and rate may vary. Monthly payment subject to change. Prior purchases not eligible. See dealer for details. Financing provided on approval of credit by authorized Bobcat finance providers to well-qualified buyers. All finance programs and rates are subject to final approval by the applicable Bobcat finance provider and are subject to change at any time without notice. Administrative fees may apply. Offer not available to government accounts, national accounts and municipal/utility bid customers. Bobcat Company reserves the right to extend or discontinue any of these programs at any time without prior notice.


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.