Our large range of Drag Boxes are ideal for projects requiring a rapid means of pipe laying in self-supporting ground. With a front cutting edge, they enable the ‘excavate and drag’ method of installation.

Drag Box

Features

Available in 6 sizes - ranging from lightweight to heavy duty
Telescopic struts - allows for trench widths of 0.68m to 5.3m
Extensions available - increasing the maximum trench depth to 4.9m
Hogback struts available - for increased clearance to 2m, enabling the installation of 1.5m diameter pipes

Our Drag Boxes

A two-sided protective shield, ideal for use when installing utility pipes in dry, self-supporting ground, in areas where obstructions such as services are not present. With a large range including lightweight options, our Drag Boxes have a front cutting edge to enable the ‘excavate and drag’ technique, which provides a safe and rapid means of pipe laying, enabling quicker installation.

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Product Specification

  • Box name

    Mini Lightweight Drag Box 3m x 2m

    Size - length x height (m)

    3 x 2

    Capacity (kN/m²)

    25

    Max trench depth** (m)

    3.9

    Min & max trench widths (m)

    0.68-3.08

    Under strut clearance (m)

    1.01-1.2

    Length between struts (m)

    2.65

    Box weight* (kg)

    970-1960

    Extension available

    1m

    Hogback struts available

    No

    End closure panels available

    No

    *Box weight is dependent on which struts are used

    **Max trench depths are achieved by using a box and an extension

  • Box name

    Midi Lightweight Drag Box 4m x 2m

    Size - length x height (m)

    4 x 2

    Capacity (kN/m²)

    20

    Max trench depth** (m)

    2.9

    Min & max trench widths (m)

    0.68-3.08

    Under strut clearance (m)

    1.01-1.2

    Length between struts (m)

    3.65

    Box weight* (kg)

    1480-2670

    Extension available

    1m

    Hogback struts available

    No

    End closure panels available

    No

    *Box weight is dependent on which struts are used

    **Max trench depths are achieved by using a box and an extension

  • Box name

    Maxi Lightweight Drag Box 5m x 2m

    Size - length x height (m)

    5 x 2

    Capacity (kN/m²)

    20

    Max trench depth** (m)

    2.9

    Min & max trench widths (m)

    0.71-3.11

    Under strut clearance (m)

    1.01-1.2

    Length between struts (m)

    4.65

    Box weight* (kg)

    2280-3780

    Extension available

    1m

    Hogback struts available

    No

    End closure panels available

    No

    *Box weight is dependent on which struts are used

    **Max trench depths are achieved by using a box and an extension

  • Box name

    Heavy Duty Drag Box 5m x 2.5m

    Size - length x height (m)

    5 x 2.5

    Capacity (kN/m²)

    35

    Max trench depth** (m)

    3.9

    Min & max trench widths (m)

    0.81-2.66

    Under strut clearance (m)

    1.48-1.97*

    Length between struts (m)

    3.73

    Box weight* (kg)

    3761-7094

    Extension available

    1.5m

    Hogback struts available

    Yes

    End closure panels available

    No

    *Box weight is dependent on which struts are used

    **Max trench depths are achieved by using a box and an extension

    ***Using hogback struts

  • Box name

    Heavy Duty Drag Box 7m x 2m

    Size - length x height (m)

    7 x 2

    Capacity (kN/m²)

    34 (28***)

    Max trench depth** (m)

    3.9

    Min & max trench widths (m)

    0.94-2.79

    Under strut clearance (m)

    1.25-1.75*

    Length between struts (m)

    6.35

    Box weight* (kg)

    4341-5036

    Extension available

    2m

    Hogback struts available

    Yes

    End closure panels available

    No

    *Box weight is dependent on which struts are used

    **Max trench depths are achieved by using a box and an extension

    ***Using hogback struts

  • Box name

    High Clearance Drag Box 5.1m x 3.2m

    Size - length x height (m)

    5.1 x 3.2

    Capacity (kN/m²)

    25

    Max trench depth** (m)

    4.9

    Min & max trench widths (m)

    1-5.3

    Under strut clearance (m)

    1.22-2.28

    Length between struts (m)

    4.5

    Box weight* (kg)

    3846-9468

    Extension available

    1.8m

    Hogback struts available

    No

    End closure panels available

    No

    *Box weight is dependent on which struts are used

    **Max trench depths are achieved by using a box and an extension

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