Recommended Carrier Weight

3.5 - 9 US tons

3.2 - 8.2 metric tons

Working Weight

fixed: 700 lbs swivel: 800 lbs

fixed: 318 kg swivel: 363 kg

The C3D plate compactor is compatible with backhoes and/or mini excavators in the 3.5-9 ton range.  Visit the Attachment Wizard to see which NPK plate compactor / driver is best suited for your carrier!




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If you require a service manual, please contact the Sales department at 440-232-7900 or by email at sales@npkce.com.


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Impulse Force 6,000 lbf
Cycles per Minute 2,200 rpm
Oil Flow 16 gpm 61 lmp
Operating Pressure 1,950 - 2,450 psi 134 - 169 bar
Relief Pressure Setting 2,600 psi 179 bar
Swivel Feature optional
Baseplate Dimensions 17 x 28 in 432 x 711 mm
Compaction Area 3.3 sq ft 0.3 sq m
Height 29 in 735 mm
Width 17 in 432 mm
Chuck Opening N/A
Chuck Oil Flow N/A
Chuck Pressure N/A