The 20" X 23" Compaction Plate Soil VP2050W by Wacker is designed for compaction in confined areas of granular soil in narrow trenches. These plates are ideal for curbs gutters around tanks forms columns footings guard railings drainage ditches gas and sewer works and building construction. Special contoured running surfaces and rounded edges provide maximum performance and maneuverability. Completely enclosed belt protected by a lightweight beltguard for reduced wear and minimal service. Newly designed low-vibration guide handle greatly improves operator comfort and minimizes operator fatigue. Heavy-duty shockmounts on engine console dampen vibrations thereby reducing wear on the components. Exciter bearing design requires minimal maintenance for improved productivity. Ergonomically designed lifting handles offer easier loading and unloading for operator during transport.