Equipment Spotlight: Trench Shoring & Safety Products

April 2011 Vol. 66 No. 4
Speed Shore's Trench Rescue Shoring Kit

Shoring and safety products from Speed Shore Corp., American Shoring, Quik-Shor, PRO-TEC Equipment, Trench Shoring Services, Efficiency Production and Kundel Industries.

Speed Shore Corp.
Speed Shore's Trench Rescue Shoring Kits feature customized Rescue Shores designed specifically for use in rescue applications. The equipment included with each kit is lightweight, portable and reusable. Trained rescue personnel can install and remove the Trench Rescue Shoring from a safe position outside the excavation within minutes of arrival at the accident site. The system may also be utilized for vertical support applications (roof collapses, etc.) with minimal modifications. Color-coded extensions to increase cylinder's range snap on the shores quickly and easily and all shores have a slip proof pad to ensure the safety of the rescue team. 800.231.6662, www.speedshore.com

American Shoring

American Shoring designs and manufactures quality trench shields for all levels of underground construction. The company’s family of Steel Trench Shields is extensive and designed to maximize safety and production requirements under a wide range of soil conditions. For cost conscious contractors, American Shoring’s design team handles considerations and budget guidelines as top priorities. From light-duty to heavy-duty, high strength applications, the resiliency and flexibility of steel matched with American Shoring’s professional manufacturing and support will ensure your best possible trench shoring solution. 800.407.4674, www.americanshoring.com

Quik-Shor
Quik-Shor’s Double Cylinder Power Shore utilizes two, 2-inch diameter hydraulic cylinders. The double cylinder power shore allows for large horizontal and vertical spacing (up to 10 feet) of shores against steel plates. There is also high clearance with these shores. The shores can be spaced up to 5 feet from the bottom of the trench. Double cylinder power shores were developed to work in conjunction with 1-inch steel plate. 800.493.7827, www.quik-shor.com