The vibratory roller is a commonly used piece of equipment at construction sites around Newfoundland. It employs a steel drum that vibrates while it is pushed and pulled over the soil. It is especially effective at compacting gravel material.
POINTS TO REMEMBER:
- contains a vibratory unit that vibrates the roller as it is pulled/pushed over the soil
- vibration frequencies range from 1500-1200 cycles per minute
- effective in compacting clean sands and gravels