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Discover the Power and Efficiency of Bobcat's Light Compaction Equipment at Great Lakes Rental

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At Great Lakes Rental, we are excited to announce that we now have the latest Bobcat light compaction equipment in stock! Among these impressive machines is the new FP15.40 forward plate compactor, a standout model that combines power, efficiency, and durability. In this blog post, we will explore the features and benefits of the Bobcat FP15.40 and why it is the perfect addition to your construction and landscaping toolkit.

Why Choose Bobcat Light Compaction Equipment:

Bobcat has long been a trusted name in the construction industry, known for producing high-quality, reliable equipment. Their light compaction equipment is no exception, offering robust performance and innovative features that make your work easier and more efficient. Whether you're preparing a foundation, compacting soil, or working on a landscaping project, Bobcat's compaction equipment delivers exceptional results.

Introducing the Bobcat FP15.40 Forward Plate Compactor:

The Bobcat FP15.40 forward plate compactor is a versatile and powerful machine designed to handle a variety of compaction tasks. Here are some of its key features:

  1. Powerful Honda GX120 Engine: The FP15.40 is equipped with a Honda GX120 gas motor, known for its reliability and fuel efficiency. This engine provides consistent power, ensuring that the compactor operates smoothly and efficiently.

  2. Optimal Water Tank Capacity: This model comes with a 3.17-gallon water tank, which helps to keep the dust down during operation and prevents the plate from sticking to asphalt or other materials. The water tank's capacity is perfect for longer jobs, reducing the need for frequent refills.

  3. Heavy-Duty Performance: Weighing in at 176 lbs, the FP15.40 offers a substantial weight that aids in effective compaction. Additionally, it delivers an impressive 3372 lbs of centrifugal force, ensuring that you achieve a dense and stable base with every pass.

  4. User-Friendly Design: Bobcat has designed the FP15.40 with the user in mind. Its ergonomic handle reduces operator fatigue, and the compact size makes it easy to maneuver around tight spaces and obstacles.

Applications and Benefits:

The Bobcat FP15.40 forward plate compactor is ideal for a wide range of applications, including:

  • Compacting soil, sand, and gravel for foundations and landscaping

  • Preparing surfaces for asphalt paving

  • Compacting pavers and other landscaping materials

With its powerful performance and user-friendly features, the FP15.40 helps you complete your compaction tasks more efficiently and effectively. The durability and reliability of Bobcat equipment mean you can count on this compactor to perform well, project after project.

Contact Us for More Information:

If you're interested in learning more about the Bobcat FP15.40 forward plate compactor or Bobcat's entire lineup of light compaction equipment, don't hesitate to contact us at Great Lakes Rental. Our knowledgeable team is ready to answer your questions, provide pricing information, and help you find the right equipment for your needs. Call us today at (989)-627-7470 or visit our dealership to see the FP15.40 in action.


At Great Lakes Rental, we are committed to providing our customers with top-quality equipment that meets the highest standards of performance and reliability. The Bobcat FP15.40 forward plate compactor is a testament to this commitment, offering powerful and efficient compaction for a variety of applications. Visit us today to discover how this exceptional machine can enhance your construction and landscaping projects.

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