Trench Shoring Products: Equipment Spotlight

April 2012, Vol. 67 No. 4
Efficiency Production’s XLAP series aluminum panel trench shields

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

Efficiency Production
Efficiency’s XLAP series aluminum panel trench shields are designed specifically for municipalities, utilities and contractors who use rubber-tired backhoe/loaders and small excavators for trenching. These shields are stackable with Build-A-Box feature and come with a flat bottom or an extruded aluminum knife-edge on the panels. Other features three-inch sidewalls that are smooth to prevent dirt build-up and reduce friction ; foam-filled wall construction prevents dirt and moisture accumulation ; and telescoping spreader sets that come in a wide variety of sizes. 800.552.8800, epi-shields.com

PRO-TEC Equipment
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Pro-Tec Equipment has the trench shoring and safety products you need for rehabilitation project. Whether they are large projects (Slide Rail), small projects (Aluminum Series) or replacement projects (Manhole shields), contact Pro-Tec Equipment. 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, pro-tecequipment.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, 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, quik-shor.com