Our most commonly used box system is available in a range of options for the installation of various utilities to support trenches up to 5.6m deep.

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Features

Available in 6 sizes - ranging from lightweight to high clearance
Selection of struts - allowing for trench widths of 0.65m to 5.07m wide
Top extensions available - increasing the maximum trench depth to 5.6m
Bottom cutting edge - for 'push and dig' technique

Our Trench Boxes

Easy to assemble, this two-sided protective shield provides quick and efficient ground support in the installation of utility services. They're used when ground movement is non-critical and in areas where obstructions such as services are not present.

Combining articulated struts and a bottom cutting edge, our trench boxes are designed to be installed by an excavator, using the push and dig technique.

With a range of options from lightweight to high clearance Trench Boxes, we can facilitate most trenching requirements.

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Product Specification

  • Box name

    System 20 Backhoe Trench Box 2.84m x 2m

    Size length x height (m)

    2.84 x 2

    Capacity (kN/m²)

    20

    Max trench depth (m)

    2.9

    Min & max trench widths (m)

    0.73-2.33

    Under strut clearance (m)

    1.2

    Length between struts (m)

    2.66

    Box weight* (kg)

    886-1399

    Associated Manhole Box

    Yes

    Extension available

    Yes

    End closure panels available**

    Yes

    *Box weight is dependent on which struts are used

  • Box name

    Mini Trench Box 3m x 2m

    Size length x height (m)

    3 x 2

    Capacity (kN/m²)

    22-25

    Max trench depth (m)

    4

    Min & max trench widths (m)

    0.65-4.9

    Under strut clearance (m)

    0.92-1.27

    Length between struts (m)

    2.62-2.69

    Box weight* (kg)

    1139-4420

    Associated Manhole Box

    Yes

    Extension available

    Yes

    End closure panels available**

    Yes

    *Box weight is dependent on which struts are used

    **Maximum end closure panel use is 2.8m box width

  • Box name

    Standard Trench Box 3.5m x 2.63m

    Size length x height (m)

    3.5 x 2.63

    Capacity (kN/m²)

    35-39.5

    Max trench depth (m)

    5.2-5.6

    Min & max trench widths (m)

    0.72-5.07

    Under strut clearance (m)

    1.51-1.55

    Length between struts (m)

    3.11-3.19

    Box weight* (kg)

    2068-4930

    Associated Manhole Box

    Yes

    Extension available

    Yes

    End closure panels available**

    Yes

    *Box weight is dependent on which struts are used

  • Box name

    Standard Trench Box 3.5m x 4m

    Size length x height (m)

    3.5 x 4

    Capacity (kN/m²)

    25-36

    Max trench depth (m)

    5.2

    Min & max trench widths (m)

    1.34-4.76

    Under strut clearance (m)

    2.55

    Length between struts (m)

    3.05

    Box weight* (kg)

    3815-6220

    Associated Manhole Box

    Yes

    Extension available

    Yes

    End closure panels available**

    Yes

    *Box weight is dependent on which struts are used

  • Box name

    Aluminium Trench Box 3.6m x 2.4m

    Size length x height (m)

    3.6 x 2.4

    Capacity (kN/m²)

    30

    Max trench depth (m)

    4.25

    Min & max trench widths (m)

    1.02-1.6

    Under strut clearance (m)

    1.35

    Length between struts (m)

    3.3

    Box weight* (kg)

    938-1947

    Associated Manhole Box

    Yes

    Extension available

    Yes

    End closure panels available**

    Yes

    *Box weight is dependent on which struts are used

  • Box name

    Aluminium Trench Box 7.2m x 2.4m

    Size length x height (m)

    7.2 x 2.4

    Capacity (kN/m²)

    20

    Max trench depth (m)

    2.3

    Min & max trench widths (m)

    1.02-1.75

    Under strut clearance (m)

    1.35

    Length between struts (m)

    6.93

    Box weight* (kg)

    2352-2396

    Associated Manhole Box

    Yes

    Extension available

    No

    End closure panels available**

    No

    *Box weight is dependent on which struts are used

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