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American Pneumatic Tools
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We distribute quality APT Air Tools: Paving Breakers, Rock Drills, Backfill Tampers, Chipping Hammers and other tools for the construction and mining industries.

Backfill Tampers

The Model 131 Backfill Tamper is used for soil compaction, temporary filling of holes, asphalt packing, etc. Applications range from foundation and pavement repair to the installation of power or telephone poles. APT Tampers come with a choice of 3 styles of butts, a 6" diameter (approx 7lbs), 3" round butt (approx 5lbs), and a pole butt (approx 5lbs).  The half-moon shaped pole butt is for compaction around a pole and the 3" diameter butt for confined space compaction

Features:

  • Built-in automatic oiler
  • Flapper valve design allows dirt to pass without stopping the tool
  • Internally reinforced large 5-34" malleable iron butt (standard)

Ships with internally reinforced, malleable iron butt - 6" dia.

Optional 3" diameter butt and Half Moon Pole Butt available at an additional cost.

Part No. Description Butt Type Bore (in) Stroke (in) Impact rate
(bpm)
CFM @ 90 psi
inlet press.
Weight (lb) Length (in) Air Inlet
NPT
Price
5214 Model 131 6" Iron 1-12 5-12 670 38-42 37 51-78 12 female  $955.00
5214-03 Model 131 3" Solid 1-12 5-12 670 38-42 37 51-78 12 female  $955.00
5214-04 Model 131 Pole 1-12 5-12 670 38-42 37 51-78 12 female  $955.00
Accessories
Part No. Description Price
260 6" diameter Butt $115.90
3566 3" diameter Butt $115.90
2655 Half Moon Pole Butt $115.90
18834 Whip Hose Assembly - 6' x 12" Hose with 12" NPT Male Swivel $52.48
16893 Whip Hose Assembly - 6' x 12" Hose with 12" NPT Male Swivel and 2L Line Oiler $120.77
18791 O-Ring, Seal and Repair Kit $26.18
RDO1G Rock Drill Oil - 1 Gallon $25.00
RDO5G Rock Drill Oil - 5 Gallon $80.25
WCSML Whip Check $12.50
AIRH-19-50R Contrators Air Hose $85.00
Documentation
131 Backfill Tamper Parts Breakdown
Repair and Maintenance Instructions