Aluminium Trench Box

The Aluminium Trench Box is a lightweight, two-sided mechanical excavation support system ideal for installing shallow utility pipes and services where ground movement is non-critical.

  • For trenches up to 2.4m deep and 1.75m wide
  • Designed to be installed using the excavate and lower in place technique
  • Ideal for use when a small excavator restricts the maximum weight
  • Recommended pipe lengths of up to 2.5m and pipe OD of up to 0.75m

Technical Specification

Description (m) Max Depth (m) Internal Width (mm) Panel Thickness (mm) Box Weight (kg) Length between Struts (mm) Clearance below Bottom Strut (mm)
2.0 x 1.5 Base 2.4 735 – 1635 60 310 1790 825
2.0 x 1.0 Top 2.4 735 – 1635 60 216 1790 N/A
2.5 x 1.5 Base 2.4 735 – 1635 60 356 2290 825
2.5 x 1.0 Top 2.4 735 – 1635 60 244 2290 N/A
3.0 x 1.5 Base 2.4 735 – 1635 60 402 2790 825
3.0 x 1.0 Top 2.4 735 – 1635 60 272 2790 N/A
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