Help! Plate Compactor

jeffandhollieJuly 13, 2013

I am hearing mixed feedback on taking a plate compactor on top of travertine pavers. Some rental places are saying that without anything in between, the steel plate will crack the travertine pavers. However, no on carries a plate compactor with a rubber base....

Any one have any ideas for me?

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jscozz

I would not use a plate compactor without a rubber pad on any pavers or stone. Many rental places do not carry the pad, and they are not cheap to buy. I can't understand that either. May be ask at a stone/paver supply yard where to rent one.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2013 at 11:08PM
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maddielee

When our pavers were laid, the sand was compacted. Not the pavers.

ML

    Bookmark   July 16, 2013 at 6:21PM
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