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Trench Box Hire

Backhoe Trench Box

 

Backhoe Trench BoxThe backhoe trench box is a lightweight trench box that provides a safe working area for pipe laying operations. Specifically designed to be used with smaller excavators with a limited lifting capacity. Also available is a top section for deeper excavations. Available for hire.

  • Specifications
  • Base Box: 3.0m x 2.0m
  • Top Box: 3.0m x 1.0m
  • Capacity: 20Kn/m2
  • Clearance under struts: 1200mm
  • Distance between struts: 2700mm
  • Minimum width (INT/EXT): 600/720mm
  • Maximum width (INT/EXT): 2400/2520mm
  • Approximate weight of base: 750kg
  • Approximate weight of top: 380kg

 

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Backhoe Manhole Box

Backhoe Manhole BoxThe backhoe manhole box is a lightweight manhole box that provides a safe working area to allow fast manhole construction in conjunction with the backhoe trench box. Specifically designed to be used with smaller excavators with limited lifting capacities. Also available for hire is a top section for deeper excavations.

  • Specifications
  • Base box: 2.5/3.0 x 2.0m
  • Top box: 2.5/3.0 x 1.0m
  • Capacity: 20 Kn/m2
  • Clearance under struts: 1200mm
  • Distance between struts: 2350/2850mm
  • Minimum width (INT/EXT): 1566/1686mm
  • Maximum width (INT/EXT): 3232/3352mm
  • Approximate weight of base: 875/975kg
  • Approximate weight of top: 480/530kg

 

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Mini Trench Box

Mini Trench BoxThe mini trench box is a modular strong lightweight unit designed to be used with the smaller range of excavators. Ideal for shallower trenches in most ground conditions. Assembly is by pinning the struts to the panels as opposed to bolting them allowing quicker & easier changeover of struts.

Also available for hire is a top section for deeper excavations.

  • Specifications
  • Base Box: 3.0m x 2.0m
  • Top Box: 3.0m x 1.0m
  • Capacity: 20kn/m2
  • Clearance under struts: 1100mm
  • Distance between struts: 2720mm
  • Minimum width (INT/EXT): 600/800mm
  • Maximum width (INT/EXT): 3600/3800mm
  • Approximate weight of base: 1200kg
  • Approximate weight of top: 700kg

 

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Mini Manhole Box

Mini Manhole BoxThe mini manhole box is a strong lightweight unit for hire.  Designed to be used with the smaller range of excavators & in conjunction with the mini trench box, to allow fast manhole construction. Available in two lengths 2.5m & 3.0m to suit installation of manhole rings up to 1800mm in diameter. Also available is a top section for deeper excavations.

  • Specifications
  • Base box: 2.5/3.0 x 2.0m
  • Top box: 2.5/3.0 x 1.0m
  • Capacity: 42/38 kn/m2
  • Clearance under struts: 1200mm
  • Distance between struts: 2350/2850mm
  • Minimum width (INT/EXT): 1540/1660mm
  • Maximum width (INT/EXT): 4800/4920mm
  • Approximate weight of base: 1510/1630kg (min)
  • Approximate weight of top: 850/1000kg (min)

 

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Standard Trench Box

Standard Trench BoxThe standard trench box is the most common & versatile trench box in the range. They are very durable & are best suited to an application where a variety of trench depths, widths & ground conditions are likely to occur. The weight of the unit means they are unsuitable for the smaller range of excavators but are ideal for deeper excavation.

Also available to hire top sections are available.

  • Specifications
  • Base Box: 3.5m x 2.5m
  • Top Box: 3.5m x 1.5m
  • Capacity: 40kn/m2
  • Clearance under struts: 1500mm
  • Distance between struts: 3250mm
  • Minimum width (INT/EXT): 600/800mm
  • Maximum width (INT/EXT): 3600/3800mm
  • Approximate weight of base: 2110kg
  • Approximate weight of top: 1000kg

 

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Standard Manhole Box

Standard Manhole BoxThe standard manhole box is a strong unit available for hire.  Designed to be used in conjunction with larger excavators & the standard trench box. Available in two sizes 3.0m & 3.5m to suit the installation of manhole rings of up to 2100mm in diameter.

Also available are top sections for excavations of up to 6.0m in depth (subject to the capacity not being exceeded).

  • Specifications
  • Base Box 3.0/3.5 x 2.5m
  • Top Box 3.0/3.5 x 1.5m
  • Capacity 40 kn/m2
  • Clearance Under Struts 1500mm
  • Distance Between Struts 2775/3275mm
  • Minimum Width (INT/EXT) 1540/1740mm
  • Maximum Width (INT/EXT) 4800/5000mm
  • Approximate Weight of Base 2375/2650kg
  • Approximate Weight of Top 1500/1650kg

 

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Drag Box

Drag BoxThe drag box is available for hire.  The Drag box is designed for a situation where there is a need for fast utility pipe laying usually in a green field environment. They are ideal for this as the excavator can drag the box forward in the ground by pulling on the front strut.

The struts are available in fixed sizes of 600/800 & 1000mm. Also available is a top section for deeper excavations.

  • Specifications
  • Base Box 3.0m x 2.0m
  • Top Box 3.0m x 1.0m
  • Capacity 20kn/m2
  • Clearance Under Struts 1250mm
  • Distance Between Struts 2630mm
  • Minimum Width (INT/EXT) 600/720mm
  • Maximum Width (INT/EXT) 2000/2220mm
  • Approximate Weight of Base 1150kg
  • Approximate Weight of Top 780kg

 

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Maxi Drag Box

Maxi Drag BoxThe Maxi Drag Box is a larger, heavier version of the Drag Box with the increased size allowing pipe laying to be carried out even more quickly. The strut sizes are adjustable as there are pulling eyes on the front of the box.

Also available for hire is a top section which can be used on its own or in conjunction with the base section for larger excavations.

  • Specifications
  • Base Box 5.1m x2.5m
  • Top Box 5.1m x 1.8m
  • Capacity 20kn/m2
  • Clearance Under Struts 1500mm
  • Distance Between Struts 4550mm
  • Minimum Width (INT/EXT) 600/800mm
  • Maximum Width (INT/EXT) 3000/3200mm
  • Approximate Weight of Base 3200kg
  • Approximate Weight of Top 2150kg

 

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