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The Wacker Neuson WP1540A Plate Compactor #5100018328 (no tank) with Honda is Lightweight, high strength aluminum components keep machine weight down and allow for easy handling. Straight, center-mounted guide handle offers superior maneuverability and can be lowered within inches of the surface to operate the plate under obstacles and form work. Tough, wear resistant ductile iron base plate offers durability and shock resistance. Water tank models have a large capacity polyethylene tank that includes a large filter inside the tank to prevent clogging during operation and can be easily removed for cleaning and draining. Asphalt models include a spray bar with angled holes to allow for complete water coverage for no asphalt pick up on the plate bottom.

If looking for Wacker’s most popular plate compactor and others are on back order, we do have the WP1550AW (Honda & Water Tank) as a Ship from Patriot physical stock option available, click on the below link:

Wacker Neuson WP1550AW Plate Compactor #500007576 – #5100018324 • Patriot Contractors Equipment Sales & Supply (patriotequipment.us)

 

Wacker Neuson-WP-Premium Plate Compactors Brochure (click for pdf)

  • Lightweight, high-strength components keep machine weight down and allow for easy handling.
  • Straight, center-mounted guide handle offers superior maneuverability and can be lowered within inches of the surface to operate the plate under obstacles and form work.
  • Tough, wear resistant ductile iron base plate offers durability and shock resistance.
  • Water tank models have a large capacity polyethylene tank that includes a large filter inside the tank to prevent clogging during operation and can be easily removed for cleaning and draining.
  • Asphalt models include a spray bar with angled holes to allow for complete water coverage for no asphalt pick up on the plate bottom.
Base Plate Width

Base plate

  • Tapered and rounded edges minimize the formation of undesired edges when turning the base plate and provide a smooth surface.
  • Made of wear resistant ductile cast iron for a long service life.
  • First class results in asphalt compaction due to the very high quality base plate.
Handle

Guide handle

  • The forward pivoting handle allows for operations such as upward pulling of the plate when working on a slope.
  • Due to the central mounting of the guide handle the plate can be turned quickly and easily.

Solid protection frame with lifting eye

  • Optimum protection of engine and water tank reduces repair costs.
  • The robust lifting eye is integrated in the protection frame for safe lifting.
  • Ideal for lateral operation along edges.
Water Tank

Water tank

  • The 11 liters tank capacity reduces time for refills and thus increases productivity.
  • Easy filling due to the large tank lid.
  • Optional for all models of the WP series.
Paving Mat/Pad

Paving Pad

  • Perfect protection of paving stones during compaction.
  • Quick and stable mounting.
  • Essential accessory for all pavement applications.

 

Specifications

WP1540A* 

Operating data 

Operating weight  lb190
Centrifugal force  lbf3,375
Base plate size (w x l) in16.9 x 22.8
Operating width  in16.9
Height Lowest working in20.7
Operating height  in38
Frequency Hz98
Advance travel  ft/min95
Surface capacity  ft²/h8,062

Engine / Motor 

Engine / Motor type air-cooled, 4 cycle, single cylinder, gasoline engine with cyclone air filter
Engine / Motor manufacturer Honda
Engine / Motor GX160
Displacement in³9.9
Engine performance hp4.15
at rpm  rpm3,600
Fuel consumption US gal/h0.21
Fuel tank capacity  US gal0.95
Power transmission Power transmission from engine via centrifugal clutch and V-belt onto exciter which transmits centrifugal force onto baseplate.
CO2 (NRSC) **g/kW-hr757