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Understanding Compaction

Understanding Compaction

Compaction Basics Unlike static rollers that depend on the weight of the machine to generate the forces required to compact materials, Sakai vibratory and oscillating rollers introduce dynamic forces that helps to generate a high compaction effect with far less effort and cost. These dynamic forces are created by rotating one, or several off-balanced weights […]

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Soil Compaction

Soil Compaction

Find our best practices for soil compaction here. Soil compactor drums come in three basic types – smooth, padfoot and padfoot with shell kit. The smooth drums (i.e., SV201D, SV412D, SV540D, SV640D) are generally the choice for compaction of rock, gravel, sand, semi-cohesive soils and everything in between. Cohesive silts and clays typically need more […]

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Mechanical Advantages

Mechanical Advantages

Shock Isolation – Sakai’s unique, custom-designed shock isolators reduce the transmission of vibration back to the operator and critical machine components. Chassis – Super heavy-duty articulating and oscillating center hitch design provides superior chassis stability, ground contact and operator control. Thick Heavy Duty Hardened Steel Frame -Sakai roller models include thick heavy duty hardened steel […]

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Intelligent Compaction

Intelligent Compaction

Sakai’s CIS2 Intelligent Compaction system, featuring Topcon GPS and display technology, empowers you to use your rollers most effectively. By reducing unnecessary passes while at the same time enabling consistent coverage of the mat, our intelligent compaction system is an efficiency-building powerhouse.

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