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Why hire Padfoot rollers from Conplant?

Padfoot rollers are great for compacting cohesive and semi-cohesive materials used in earthworks and road construction or rehabilitation.

We’ve got you covered with Australia’s most comprehensive roller hire range, including padfoot rollers ranging from 3t to 28t – plus branches all over Australia.

A yellow Conplant road roller, a heavy construction machine equipped with a spiked drum for soil compaction, is smoothing a dirt road in a residential area. Houses and trees can be seen in the background as the roller works efficiently.
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3-4t rollers (tilt blade)

The smallest padfoot single drum soil compactor available.

Operating

Weight

3400 kg

Operating

Width

1426-1450 mm

Operating

Height

2620-2700 mm

Operating

Length

3920-4010 mm

Rolling

Width

1200 mm

The smallest padfoot single drum soil compactor available, fitted with a hydraulic blade for backfilling and levelling. These compact rollers are perfect for squeezing into tight spots, yet have the compaction forces needed to get the job done.
  • Ultimate in versatility thanks to their small size and exceptional manoeuvrability
  • Ideal for those hard-to-get-at jobs like backfilling rock walls, block walls, trenches and house pads
  • Well-suited for compacting large building foundations and industrial construction sites
A side view of a yellow and gray heavy construction machine with a covered cockpit, large tires, and a front blade attachment commonly seen in padfoot rollers. The machine is labeled with "P1156" and "Conplant." The background is a plain, light gray color.

4-6t rollers

A single drum soil compactor fitted with a hydraulic blade for backfilling and levelling.

Operating

Weight

3400 kg

Operating

Width

1426-1450 mm

Operating

Height

2620-2700 mm

Operating

Length

3920-4010 mm

Rolling

Width

1200 mm

A single drum soil compactor fitted with a hydraulic blade for backfilling and levelling. These compact rollers are perfect for squeezing into tight spots, yet have the compaction forces needed to get the job done.
  • Ultimate in versatility thanks to their small size and exceptional manoeuvrability
  • Ideal for those hard-to-get-at jobs like backfilling rock walls, block walls, trenches and house pads
  • Well-suited for compacting large building foundations and industrial construction sites
A yellow and gray construction vehicle, specifically a soil compactor with padfoot rollers, featuring large, rugged tires and a heavily built, enclosed cab with windows. The machine is designed for compacting soil in construction projects. The vehicle is shown in a side profile view.

6-9t rollers

A mid-sized single-drum soil compactor that’s compact and manoeuvrable .

Operating

Weight

6460-8800 kg

Operating

Width

1830-1930 mm

Operating

Height

3100-3255 mm

Operating

Length

4409-5195 mm

Rolling

Width

1676-1680 mm

A mid-sized single-drum soil compactor that’s compact and manoeuvrable enough to be used in narrow work spaces or confined areas. Easy to transport on a tilt tray, can be loaded and unloaded safely within smaller compounds, is naturally fuel-efficient and offers great visibility.
  • Suitable for work on building sites, smaller house pads or lower volume imported fill jobs where you just can’t fit a larger machine
  • Great on small civil and construction applications including driveways, road repair or landscaping and median strips
  • Ideal for compacting a wide range of cohesive soils such as clay, non- granular materials or fine aggregates such as silt
Side view of a yellow and dark blue road roller with Conplant branding, designed for soil compaction. The machine features a large single front drum and a visible control cabin. The background is plain and light grey.

11-14t rollers

A mid-sized single-drum soil compactor that hits the right balance between manoeuvrable and productive.

Operating

Weight

11680-13860 kg

Operating

Width

2250- 2504 mm

Operating

Height

3010-3300 mm

Operating

Length

5510-5840 mm

Rolling

Width

2130-2200 mm

A mid-sized single-drum soil compactor that hits the right balance between manoeuvrable and productive. Easy to transport on a tilt tray or low loader and can be used across a wide range of environments and soil types.
  • Ideal for medium-sized projects or higher-volume fill jobs
  • Great for use on house sites, building sites, main road construction and subdivisions
  • Can handle even the most heavy-duty compaction work on most types of soil and clay masses
Side view of a yellow and dark blue road roller with Conplant branding, designed for soil compaction. The machine features a large single front drum and a visible control cabin. The background is plain and light grey.

14-16t rollers

A large single-drum soil compactor for when you need stronger compaction power but with lower fuel consumption than larger rollers.

Operating

Weight

14400 15980kg

Operating

Width

2258-2500 mm

Operating

Height

2960-3010 mm

Operating

Length

5705-5850 mm

Rolling

Width

2130-2140 mm

A large single-drum soil compactor that’s just the right mix between manoeuvrable and productive. It’s fuel efficient, offers great visibility, a high compaction output and can be used across a wide range of environments and soil types.
  • Suitable for larger construction sites and higher-volume fill jobs
  • Ideal for civil engineering projects, major road projects and subdivisions
  • Can handle even the most heavy-duty compaction work on most types of soil and clay masses.
Side view of a yellow and dark blue road roller with Conplant branding, designed for soil compaction. The machine features a large single front drum and a visible control cabin. The background is plain and light grey.

16-18t rollers

A large single-drum soil compactor for when you need maximum manoeuvrability without sacrificing power.

Operating

Weight

16150-17950 kg

Operating

Width

2258-2500 mm

Operating

Height

3020-3300 mm

Operating

Length

5686-6075 mm

Rolling

Width

2100-2200 mm

A large single-drum soil compactor for when you need maximum manoeuvrability without sacrificing power. This naturally fuel-efficient compactor offers great visibility and a high compaction output. Includes variable frequency settings for a wide range of applications and materials.
  • Great for large projects and higher-volume fill jobs, these units will also work on most construction sites where access is not a problem
  • For use on house sites, building sites, main arterial highways, subdivisions and more
  • Can handle even the most heavy-duty compaction work on most types of soil and clay masses
A yellow and grey Conplant road roller, equipped with large front and rear wheels, features a cab with windows. The front drum roller sports prominent padfoot spikes for soil compaction. The background is a plain light grey.

18-21t rollers

A large single-drum soil compactor for when you need true compaction power.

Operating

Weight

18000-20810 kg

Operating

Width

2258-2308 mm

Operating

Height

2970-3300 mm

Operating

Length

5900-6600 mm

Rolling

Width

2130-2140 mm

A large single-drum soil compactor for when you need true compaction power. It includes a wide range of settings for faster compaction of thicker layers in fewer passes. Suitable for a wide range of applications and materials where you need a superior output.
  • Suitable for a wide range of applications and materials where you need a superior output
  • Suitable for stabilisation and rock fill applications, main arterial highways and sub divisions
  • Heavy-duty compaction work on most types of soil and clay masses
A yellow and grey Conplant road roller, equipped with large front and rear wheels, features a cab with windows. The front drum roller sports prominent padfoot spikes for soil compaction. The background is a plain light grey.

21-23t rollers

A large single-drum soil compactor with huge compaction power, giving you faster compaction of thicker layers in fewer passes.

Operating

Weight

21845-22500 kg

Operating

Width

2500 mm

Operating

Height

3415-3500 mm

Operating

Length

6300 mm

Rolling

Width

2140-2240 mm

A large single-drum soil compactor with huge compaction power, giving you faster compaction of thicker layers in fewer passes. Designed for larger-scale projects, particularly where time is a crucial factor.
  • Suitable for major projects and high volume fill jobs, stabilisation and rock fill applications
  • These machines are suitable for main arterial highways, sub divisions and dam construction
  • Can handle heavy-duty compaction work on most types of soil and clay masses
A yellow and grey Conplant road roller, equipped with large front and rear wheels, features a cab with windows. The front drum roller sports prominent padfoot spikes for soil compaction. The background is a plain light grey.

25-28t rollers

The largest single-drum soil compactor available, perfect for when you need the highest level of compaction output, this machine can compact thicker layers in fewer passes across large areas.

Operating

Weight

25464-27300 kg

Operating

Width

2500-2508 mm

Operating

Height

2970-3500 mm

Operating

Length

6560-6600 mm

Rolling

Width

2140-2240 mm

The largest single-drum soil compactor available, perfect for when you need the highest level of compaction output, this machine can compact thicker layers in fewer passes across large areas. Designed for larger scale projects, particularly where time is a crucial factor, and works on most surface types.
  • Includes variable frequency settings for a wide range of applications and materials
  • Ideal for major projects and high volume fill jobs, stabilisation and rock fill applications, main arterial highways sub divisions and dam wall applications
  • Makes light work of even the most demanding heavy duty compaction jobs across most types of soil and clay masses.

Our range of padfoot rollers

A side view of a yellow and gray heavy construction machine with a covered cockpit, large tires, and a front blade attachment commonly seen in padfoot rollers. The machine is labeled with "P1156" and "Conplant." The background is a plain, light gray color.

3-4t rollers (tilt blade)

The smallest padfoot single drum soil compactor available.

Operating Weight3400 kg
Operating Width1426 – 1450 mm
Operating Height2620 – 2700 mm
Operating Length3920 – 4010 mm
Rolling Width1200 mm

The smallest padfoot single drum soil compactor available, fitted with a hydraulic blade for backfilling and levelling. These compact rollers are perfect for squeezing into tight spots, yet have the compaction forces needed to get the job done.

  • Ultimate in versatility thanks to their small size and exceptional manoeuvrability
  • Ideal for those hard-to-get-at jobs like backfilling rock walls, block walls, trenches and house pads
  • Well-suited for compacting large building foundations and industrial construction sites
A side view of a yellow and gray heavy construction machine with a covered cockpit, large tires, and a front blade attachment commonly seen in padfoot rollers. The machine is labeled with "P1156" and "Conplant." The background is a plain, light gray color.

4-6t rollers

A single drum soil compactor fitted with a hydraulic blade for backfilling and levelling.

Operating Weight3400 kg
Operating Width1426 – 1450 mm
Operating Height2620 – 2700 mm
Operating Length3920 – 4010 mm
Rolling Width1200 mm

A single drum soil compactor fitted with a hydraulic blade for backfilling and levelling. These compact rollers are perfect for squeezing into tight spots, yet have the compaction forces needed to get the job done.

  • Ultimate in versatility thanks to their small size and exceptional manoeuvrability
  • Ideal for those hard-to-get-at jobs like backfilling rock walls, block walls, trenches and house pads
  • Well-suited for compacting large building foundations and industrial construction sites
A yellow and gray construction vehicle, specifically a soil compactor with padfoot rollers, featuring large, rugged tires and a heavily built, enclosed cab with windows. The machine is designed for compacting soil in construction projects. The vehicle is shown in a side profile view.

6-9t rollers

A mid-sized single-drum soil compactor that’s compact and manoeuvrable.

Operating Weight6460 – 8880 kg
Operating Width1830 – 1930 mm
Operating Height3100 – 3255 mm
Operating Length4409 – 5195 mm
Rolling Width1676 – 1680 mm

A mid-sized single-drum soil compactor that’s compact and manoeuvrable enough to be used in narrow work spaces or confined areas. Easy to transport on a tilt tray, can be loaded and unloaded safely within smaller compounds, is naturally fuel-efficient and offers great visibility.

  • Suitable for work on building sites, smaller house pads or lower volume imported fill jobs where you just can’t fit a larger machine
  • Great on small civil and construction applications including driveways, road repair or landscaping and median strips
  • Ideal for compacting a wide range of cohesive soils such as clay, non- granular materials or fine aggregates such as silt
Side view of a yellow and dark blue road roller with Conplant branding, designed for soil compaction. The machine features a large single front drum and a visible control cabin. The background is plain and light grey.

11-14t rollers

A mid-sized single-drum soil compactor that hits the right balance between manoeuvrable and productive.

Operating Weight11680 – 13860 kg
Operating Width2250 – 2504 mm
Operating Height3010 – 3300 mm
Operating Length5510 – 5840 mm
Rolling Width2130 – 2200 mm

A mid-sized single-drum soil compactor that hits the right balance between manoeuvrable and productive. Easy to transport on a tilt tray or low loader and can be used across a wide range of environments and soil types.

  • Ideal for medium-sized projects or higher-volume fill jobs
  • Great for use on house sites, building sites, main road construction and subdivisions
  • Can handle even the most heavy-duty compaction work on most types of soil and clay masses
Side view of a yellow and dark blue road roller with Conplant branding, designed for soil compaction. The machine features a large single front drum and a visible control cabin. The background is plain and light grey.

14-16t rollers

A large single-drum soil compactor for when you need stronger compaction power but with lower fuel consumption than larger rollers.

Operating Weight2250 – 2500 kg
Operating Width2960 – 3010 mm
Operating Height5705 – 5850 mm
Operating Length5686 – 6210 mm
Rolling Width2130 – 2140 mm

A large single-drum soil compactor that’s just the right mix between manoeuvrable and productive. It’s fuel efficient, offers great visibility, a high compaction output and can be used across a wide range of environments and soil types.

  • Suitable for larger construction sites and higher-volume fill jobs
  • Ideal for civil engineering projects, major road projects and subdivisions
  • Can handle even the most heavy-duty compaction work on most types of soil and clay masses.
Side view of a yellow and dark blue road roller with Conplant branding, designed for soil compaction. The machine features a large single front drum and a visible control cabin. The background is plain and light grey.

16-18t rollers

A large single-drum soil compactor for when you need maximum manoeuvrability without sacrificing power.

Operating Weight16150 – 17950 kg
Operating Width2258 – 2500 mm
Operating Height3020 – 3300 mm
Operating Length5686 – 6075 mm
Rolling Width2100 – 2220 mm

A large single-drum soil compactor for when you need maximum manoeuvrability without sacrificing power. This naturally fuel-efficient compactor offers great visibility and a high compaction output. Includes variable frequency settings for a wide range of applications and materials.

  • Great for large projects and higher-volume fill jobs, these units will also work on most construction sites where access is not a problem
  • For use on house sites, building sites, main arterial highways, subdivisions and more
  • Can handle even the most heavy-duty compaction work on most types of soil and clay masses
A yellow and grey Conplant road roller, equipped with large front and rear wheels, features a cab with windows. The front drum roller sports prominent padfoot spikes for soil compaction. The background is a plain light grey.

18-21t rollers

A large single-drum soil compactor for when you need true compaction power.

Operating Weight18000 – 20810 kg
Operating Width2258 – 2308 mm
Operating Height2970 – 3300 mm
Operating Length5900 – 6600 mm
Rolling Width2130 – 2140 mm

A large single-drum soil compactor for when you need true compaction power. It includes a wide range of settings for faster compaction of thicker layers in fewer passes. Suitable for a wide range of applications and materials where you need a superior output.

  • Suitable for a wide range of applications and materials where you need a superior output
  • Suitable for stabilisation and rock fill applications, main arterial highways and sub divisions
  • Heavy-duty compaction work on most types of soil and clay masses
A yellow and grey Conplant road roller, equipped with large front and rear wheels, features a cab with windows. The front drum roller sports prominent padfoot spikes for soil compaction. The background is a plain light grey.

21-23t rollers

A large single-drum soil compactor with huge compaction power, giving you faster compaction of thicker layers in fewer passes.

Operating Weight21845 – 22500 kg
Operating Width2500 mm
Operating Height3415 – 3500 mm
Operating Length6300 mm
Rolling Width2140 – 2240 mm

A large single-drum soil compactor with huge compaction power, giving you faster compaction of thicker layers in fewer passes. Designed for larger-scale projects, particularly where time is a crucial factor.

  • Suitable for major projects and high volume fill jobs, stabilisation and rock fill applications
  • These machines are suitable for main arterial highways, sub divisions and dam construction
  • Can handle heavy-duty compaction work on most types of soil and clay masses
A yellow and grey Conplant road roller, equipped with large front and rear wheels, features a cab with windows. The front drum roller sports prominent padfoot spikes for soil compaction. The background is a plain light grey.

25-28t rollers

The largest single-drum soil compactor available, perfect for when you need the highest level of compaction output, this machine can compact thicker layers in fewer passes across large areas.

Operating Weight25464 – 27300 kg
Operating Width2500 – 2508 mm
Operating Height2970 – 3500 mm
Operating Length6560 – 6600 mm
Rolling Width2140 – 2240 mm

The largest single-drum soil compactor available, perfect for when you need the highest level of compaction output, this machine can compact thicker layers in fewer passes across large areas. Designed for larger scale projects, particularly where time is a crucial factor, and works on most surface types.

  • Includes variable frequency settings for a wide range of applications and materials
  • Ideal for major projects and high volume fill jobs, stabilisation and rock fill applications, main arterial highways sub divisions and dam wall applications
  • Makes light work of even the most demanding heavy duty compaction jobs across most types of soil and clay masses.

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Download our product brochure to see the full range and discover which one is perfect for your next job.

Frequently Asked Questions about padfoot rollers

A padfoot roller is a type of compaction equipment that is used to compact soil, gravel, and other materials. It is equipped with a series of pads or feet that help to compress the material being compacted. This type of roller is particularly effective for compacting cohesive soils, such as clay, as it can penetrate deeper into the material and provide greater compaction. At Conplant, we offer a range of padfoot rollers that are designed to meet the needs of various construction and compaction projects. Our expert team can help you choose the right equipment for your specific needs and provide ongoing support to ensure optimal performance.

A padfoot roller is particularly useful for compacting cohesive soils, such as clay, and is commonly used in road construction, landfill construction, and other heavy-duty applications. As an expert in compaction and construction equipment, we recommend using a padfoot roller for projects that require deep compaction and stability.

To operate a padfoot roller, first ensure that the machine is properly fueled and lubricated. Then, start the engine and engage the roller’s vibration function. Begin rolling the surface to be compacted, making sure to overlap each pass by about half the width of the roller. Adjust the vibration frequency and amplitude as needed to achieve the desired level of compaction. It’s important to also pay attention to the ground conditions and adjust the roller’s weight and speed accordingly.

As an expert in compaction and construction equipment, we recommend that operators receive proper training and certification before operating a padfoot roller. This will ensure that they are able to operate the machine safely and effectively, while also minimizing the risk of accidents or damage to the equipment. Additionally, regular maintenance and inspections should be performed to keep the roller in good working condition and extend its lifespan.

Padfoot rollers have a pad or “foot” on the drum that creates a kneading effect on the soil, making it more compact. Smooth rollers, on the other hand, have a smooth drum that compacts the soil through pressure. Both types of rollers have their advantages and disadvantages depending on the type of soil and the project requirements. As an expert in compaction and construction equipment, we recommend consulting with our team to determine the best roller for your specific needs.