Soil Compaction Application Seminar

Objective: To teach people with responsibility for or interest in the operation of soil compaction equipment to correctly and safely utilize a soil compactor to its fullest potential while achieving the highest quality work without sacrificing production or increasing costs.

Who should attend: Any individual with responsibility or interest in the compaction of soil materials

Duration: 2 Days (classroom only)

Course location: Chambersburg, PA


  1. What is soil compaction?
  2. Definition of materials (types of soil)
  3. Soil compaction equipment
  4. What is vibratory compaction?
    • The vibratory system
  5. Principles of soil compactor operation
    • Factors affecting compaction
    • Trench compaction
    • Troubleshooting compaction issues
Soil Compaction Application Seminar