The single-direction plate is a tool for compac- tion of granular and mixed soils and asphalt. It has a compact 17.7- x 22-in. plate width and length. It generates 4,047 lb centrifugal force at speeds reaching 82 ft/min, making quick work of landscaping, earthworks, building and maintenance projects. The BVP 18/45 features a protective frame with single-point lifting to safeguard the engine from damage.