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Wacker Neuson DPU90 Reversible Plate Compactor #5100024732

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The Wacker Neuson DPU90 Reversible Plate Compactor #5100024732 offers the power and performance needed for the toughest compaction jobs. Designed for compaction of granular and mixed soils, the DPU90 offers over 20,000 pounds of centrifugal force, fast forward travel speed, high frequency rate and a rugged design to meet the needs of a variety of compaction jobs. Besides outstanding performance, this reversible plate is designed for optimum serviceability making routine maintenance quick and easy.

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  • Outstanding maneuverability and comfort including low hand-arm vibration to enhance productivity
  • Guide handle is height adjustable for various size operators, locks into place and quickly released via a foot control
  • Intelligent water-cooled engine designed for ambient temperatures up to 122 °F
  • Quick and easy to transport with central lifting eye and tie downs.
  • Available with either machine protection sensor that detects machine overload, or Compatec, compaction detection system with overload protection

First-class compaction performance

  • Individually controllable compaction performance, optimized adaptation to the soil being compacted
  • Water-cooled engine, optimized for the plate’s requirements
  • Stable base plate: very good rate of advance for fast compaction and optimum results
Front Grill View

High operating comfort

No documentation requirements due to hand-arm vibrations below 2.5 m/s²

Handle MovementFoot adjuster

Very user-friendly: quick lowering and reset of the guide handle via foot pedal

Control Handle
  • Easy change of direction by turning the stirrup handle
  • Intuitive controls, no training necessary
  • All controls are recessed in the center pole head and thus protected from damage

Ecological & sustainable

  • The water-cooled engine meets all emission regulations and allows operation at extreme temperatures
  • Water-cooling provides extremely long engine service life even with long-term operations
  • Quiet operation, below noise exposure limits, protects the environment and operator
Kohler Engine

Extremely robust design

  • The steel tube frame and steel cover sheets make the DPU90 very robust and protected against damage
  • The side panels are detachable
  • Durable and very stable design
Robust Design


Plate Tie DownLifting EyeOperating Handle
  • Tie-down options similar to those of large equipment allow an optimal securing during transport
  • The lifting eye is turned by 90 degrees and thus provides better protection of hood and center pole when being lifted.
  • Guide handle and control elements cannot collide with the excavator arm when being transported.
  • Operator safety: If the operator releases the guide handle the vibratory plate continuous vibrating but remains in place (on-the-spot vibration)

Maintenance and Service

  • 100% service access with a few easy steps
  • Detachable side panels
  • Hood can be fully opened
  • Long service intervals due to large air filter


Maintenance Service Ability
  • Easy to clean base design without the risk of damaging hydraulic hoses
Base Design Clean Ability

Intelligent equipment protection

Communication Box Computer
  • Black box allows communication between man and machine
  • Operating displays provide information on overload protection and error logs
  • Individual configurations possible
  • Theft protection via PIN set
  • Optionally available with machine overload protection or compaction control Compatec incl. machine overload protection.


Operating data

Operating weight1,700 lb
Centrifugal force20,233 lbf
Base plate width30 in
Base plate length47 in
Base plate thickness0.6 in
Height (ground clearance)33 in
Operating width30 in
Frequency63 Hz
Hand-arm vibrations< 8.2 ft/s²
Advance travel max. (dependent on soil and environmental influences)98 ft/min
Surface capacity max. (dependent on soil and environmental influences)14,919 ft²/h
Gradeability34 %
Transport height65 in
Transport length59 in
Transport width33 in
Shipping weight1,711 lb

Engine / Motor

Engine / Motor typeWater-cooled 2-cylinder 4-stroke diesel engine
Engine / Motor manufacturerKohler
Engine / MotorKDW702-3350 US
Displacement42 in³
Engine performance (rated power) (DIN ISO 3046 IFN)14.3 hp
at rpm3,350 rpm
Engine performance max.11.7 kW
at rpm3,600 rpm
Operating performance (DIN ISO 3046 IFN)13.1 hp
at rpm3,350 rpm
Fuel consumption0.7 US gal/h
Fuel tank capacity1.9 US gal
Permissible tilt25 °
Power transmissionHydrostatic
Fuel typeDiesel
CO2 (NRSC) *905 g/kW-hr