Wacker wp1550 plate compactor specs

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The Wacker WP1550 is a plate compactor -- also referred to as a plate vibrator -- manufactured by Wacker Neuson, based out of Munich, Germany. The company is a manufacturer of light equipment and construction vehicles.


The Wacker WP1550 plate compactor is a device used for compacting base materials and soils. The WP1550 has an operating weight of 88 Kilogram and a water capacity of 11 quarts. The plate is lubricated by five ounces of Dextron III automatic transmission fluid.


The WP1550 is built around a Wacker WM170 motor rated at 6 HP or 4.5 kilowatts. It has a full engine speed of 3600 RPM and a speed of 1400 RPM at idle. Clutch engagement takes place at 2100 RPM. The WP1550 uses NGK BR6HS or Champion RL86C spark plugs and is lubricated by SAE 10W30 motor oil.


Wacker's WP1550 features a dual element air cleaner and runs on regular unleaded gasoline. It has a fuel tank capacity of 3.8 quarts and an engine oil capacity 567gr.

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