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Compaction Equipment

6 Types of Rollers Commonly Used in Construction Projects

Find out about the different types of rollers and which ones are best used for different projects.

Smooth Roller or Padfoot Roller: Which Is Better?

If you’re in the market to rent a compaction roller for your job site, you might wonder which type is best: a smooth roller or a padfoot roller. The type of machine you select depends on what your project entails, how large the project is, and the type of soil you need to compact. This guide can help you understand what the difference is between the two rollers so you can rent the right roller for your next construction job.

Single vs. Double Drum Roller: When to Use Each

Do you need to prep some ground for a large project? You may need to smooth uneven land before breaking ground. You also might flatten soil or asphalt. Whatever the job, you should use a drum roller. This machine comes in two forms, and you just need to pick the right one. Here’s a guide on when to use single or double drum rollers.