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Volvo SD25 Compactors
July 10, 2008

The 2.6-ton Volvo SD25 soil compactor can easily get in and out of four-foot trenches, and with the patented clamp-on padfoot shell kit, its versatility makes it great for compacting various materials. The size of the SD25 makes it the right machine for commercial and residential site development, roads, streets, driveways, small parking lots and landscaping jobs. The SD25D is a smooth drum model that performs best in granular soils, mixed soils and aggregates. This soil compactor has an operating weight of 5,650 pounds (2562 kilograms), with a drum diameter of 31 inches (787 millimeters) and a drum width 42 inches (1067 millimeters). This model has a drum weight of 2,850 pounds (1292 kilograms) and a centrifugal force of 14,020 pounds (62 kilonewtons). Its amplitude is 0.062 inches (1.57 millimeters) at a frequency of 2,200 vibrations per minute (36.7 hertz). A clamp-on padfoot shell kit is available for this model, giving users more jobsite versatility with one machine. The SD25D has a theoretical gradeability of 60 percent.