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