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Drag Boxes

  • Two-sided mechanical trench shield system.
  • For trenches up to 5.0m deep and 4.0m wide.
  • High rates of production for utility pipes and services in non urban environments where ground is self-supporting.
  • Designed to be installed by excavator using the excavate and place technique.
  • Front cutting edge to ease forward movement, along pre-excavated trench.
  • High clearance rear strut to accommodate laid service.
  • ‘Hogg-back’ struts available for increased clearance.

View our Drag Box Safe Installation Guide video

Technical Specifications

Description Length x Height

(mm)

Safe working load

(kN/m2)

Internal Width

(mm)

Panel Thickness

(mm)

Box Weight

(kg)

Length between Struts

(mm)

Clearance below
Rear Strut (mm)

Trench Width

(mm)

3320 x 1460 Drag Box

40

600 – 3000

60

1004

2590

790

720 – 3120

4000 x 2060 Drag Box

30

600 – 3000

60

2028

2970

1150

720 – 3120

5100 x 1824 Drag Box

30

600 – 3000

100

2612

4220

1072

800 – 3200

5100 x 2424 Drag Box

40

600 – 3000

100

3186

4220

1372

800 – 3200

5100 x 3260 Drag Box

30

600 – 3000

100

4680

4220

2258

800 -3200

7500 x 2048 Drag Box

20

600 – 3000

100

5072

6620

1496

800 – 3200

7500 x 2460 Drag Box

20

600 – 3000

100

5690

6620

1500

800 – 3200

For more information download the MGF Drag Box Technical File
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