The smallest reversible plate in the line is the BPU 2540A that offers excellent compaction results with added job site versatility. The unique integrated wheel set simplifies the task of moving a reversible plate around the job site and shop floor. This is an ideal plate for compaction of interlocking paving stones, trenches, paths, sidewalks and maintenance jobs.

  • Single lever direction control provides for easy operation.
  • Easy access throttle control simplifies operation and reduces operator fatique
  • Specially designed shockmount system offers a virtually vibration-free guide handle for increased operator comfort and reduced operator fatigue.
  • Tough ductile iron base plate is extremely durable even under extreme conditions and provides a long service life.

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Operating data

Operating weight309 lb
Centrifugal force5,625 lbf
Base plate thickness0.4 in
Height (without guide handle)26 in
Operating height Adjustable Guide Handle – Down31.5 in
Operating height Adjustable Guide Handle – Up45 in
Operating width15.8 in
Frequency90 Hz
Advance travel (depending on soil & environmental factors)68.9 ft/min
Surface capacity (depending on soil & environmental factors)5,425 ft²/h
Gradeability (depending on soil & environmental factors)30 %

Engine / Motor

Engine / Motor typeAir-cooled single-cylinder, four-cycle gasoline engine
Engine / Motor manufacturerHonda
Engine / MotorGX160
Displacement9.9 in³
Operating performance (DIN ISO 3046)5.5 hp
at rpm3,600 rpm
Fuel consumption0.2 US gal/h
Tank capacity Fuel3.9 US qt
Power transmissionFrom drive motor via automatic centrifugal belt drive direct to exciter.
Fuel typeGasoline