plate vibrator

plate vibrator

[′plāt vī′brād·ər]
(engineering)
A mechanically operated tamper fitted with a flat base.

plate vibrator

A mechanically driven tamper having a flat base.
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Tenders are invited for Providing and filling of good earth suitable for filling as approved by Engineer in charge in 50 cm layers with necessary consolidation in foundation portion with necessary compaction by plate vibrator complete in connection with"C/o Office Building for SIB at Mandya, Karnataka.
A When your drive was first laid, the contractor would have used a heavy plate vibrator to ensure the sand got vibrated right between the blocks.
The other option is to hire a plate vibrator to force the sand between the joints.
Dig to allow for 100mm of sub-base, which must be compacted in two layers by a plate vibrator or earth rammer.
Lay the sub-base material within the edging restraints and compact it firmly with a rubber-faced plate vibrator.
Spread sharp sand to a depth of 50mm and compact with the plate vibrator.
Tenders are invited for Providing and laying heavy duty cobble stones 75mm thick interlock pavers, using cement and course sand for manufacture of blocks of approved size, shape and colour with a minimum compressive strength of 281 kg per sqm over 50mm thick sand bed (average thickness ) and compacting with plate vibrator having 3 tons compaction force thereby forcing part of sand underneath to come up in between joints, final compaction of paver surface joints into its final level, including cost of materials, labour and HOM of machineries complete as per specifications.
P Hutchison, by email A When your drive was first laid, the contractor would have used a heavy plate vibrator to ensure the sand got vibrated right between the blocks.
On the other hand, decorative gravel can be easily laid by you and the only tools needed are a spade, wheelbarrow and rake (and a plate vibrator on hire).
A lot depends on how soft the ground is for a driveway but usually excavating 200mm and replacing with a sub-base of 150mm thick hardcore compacted with a plate vibrator will form a firm base.
Hire a plate vibrator to compact and level the area, using dry fine sand between the joints.