Equipment Spotlight: Trench Shoring & Safety Products

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

PRO-TEC Equipment
The ProSeries steel line includes 4-, 6- and 8-inch thick sidewall models. The PalSeries Lightweight steel shields include 3-inch single wall and 3- and 4-inch double wall models. High Clearance Arch Spreaders provide up to 10 feet of clearance. The ATS aluminum line includes 2 1/2-inch thick sidewall models in standard sizes. The ModSeries line consists of modular 2 1/2-inch thick panels that are pick-up truck transportable and hand assembled. The Aluminum Hydraulic Vertical Shoring line includes four sizes in the standard line and seven sizes in the heavy-duty line. PRO-TEC’s Slide Rail Shoring System is ideal for use in poor soil conditions and where support in deep excavations is needed. 800.292.1225,

Trench Shoring Services
Made is the USA, ultraSHORE trench shields are made of a specially corrugated aluminum that is lightweight and easy to install and save money. All panels can be used horizontally or vertically and are stackable. Users can easily close off one or both ends with quick-release; spring-loaded end closure panels and one person can lower a single pair of assembled panels into an excavation. ultraSHORE’s can be safely buried in depths to 12 feet even in class C soils. 800.746.7464,

Efficiency Production
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The XLS single wall steel shields are designed for use with medium crawler excavators in trenches where weight and space are critical. These are the lightest shields available for models 16 feet and longer. The XLS shields have reinforced top rails, are adjustable and stackable, and incorporate a 4-point lifting system. Other features include an integral spreader collar post design and pinned spreader connections. 800.552.8800,