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Cat utility compactors focus on efficiency, simple operation

By Jillian Morgan   

Construction Equipment Roads

From Caterpillar, the CB1.7 and CB1.8 utility compactors weigh 1.7 mt and 1.8 mt, respectively. The compactors feature toggle-type switches, a mechanical propel lever and LED lights on the console. Both CB1.7 and CB1.8 offer single-point lifting and foldable ROPS. A high amplitude vibratory system, large diameter drums, automatic activation and front or both drum vibratory capabilities aim to provide efficient compaction performance.


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