Walers and Struts

A simple to assemble two-sided, hydraulic bracing system designed for use with steel trench sheets to horizontally brace small trenches for the safe installation of utilities. The complete system can support trench widths of 0.6m to 6.0m and is normally installed using an excavator.

  • A range of waler lengths and weights available to suit the application, including aluminium walers
  • Struts are connected to the waler via a pin and retaining clip, or connected via clamps

Technical Specification

WALER

Description Waler Weight (kg) Length (mm) Width (mm) Max Length Between Struts (mm) Sheet to Sheet Width Range (mm)
Medium Duty 70 2000 83 1420 565-3800
Medium Duty 88 2500 83 1920 565-3800
Medium Duty 97 3000 83 2420 565-3800
Medium Duty 112 3500 93 2920 565-3800
Medium Duty 129 4000 93 3420 565-3800
Medium Duty 180 5000 116 4370 565-3800
Heavy Duty 100 3000 108 2420 565-3800
Heavy Duty 133 4000 108 3420 565-3800
Heavy Duty 166 5000 108 4420 565-3800
152UC 205 5000 162 4540 950-6000
152UC 385 6000 186 5540 975-6000

STRUTS

Type Length (mm) Weight (kg)
Min Max
550 (A) 550 900 13
800 (C) 800 1400 18
Extension 1 250 N/A 5
Extension 2 500 N/A 10
Extension 3 1000 N/A 20
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