Aluminum Shoring

Lightweight Aluminum Shoring

Efficiency Production’s municipal trench shielding and shoring equipment is designed to help municipalities get the job done more quickly, safely and cost-effectively, with minimal damage to streets, lawn, sidewalks and existing utilities.

At Vellano Shoring, we offer a complete line of municipal-series lightweight aluminum trench shielding systems. Systems, designed to be lightweight enough to be used with rubber-tired backhoes, OSHA-compliant to ensure the safety of workers, and versatile enough to be used in a variety of applications.

Build-a-Box

The Build-A-Box is a versatile and lightweight alternative in trench production. It is a modular aluminum trench shield system that can be assembled in minutes to a wide variety of configurations. This flexibility enables work crews to make on-the-spot design changes. The system is easily transported in a pick-up truck for quick application.

Features

  • Pick-up truck transportable
  • Can be hand-assembled in minutes
  • Exclusive corner end posts (same post for two, three, and four-sided configurations).
  • Tongue and groove design
  • Foam filled
  • Narrow sidewalls
  • Stackable with XLAP
  • Ultra-light double wall aluminum
  • Greatest strength to weight ratio in the industry
  • Sidewalls are smooth to prevent dirt build-up and reduce friction
  • Professional Engineer design and depth certification

Options

  • Sectional corner posts
  • Full length corner posts
  • 4-way corner posts
  • 3-way T-posts
  • Pulling and lifting lugs
  • Stacking Guides
  • Barrier posts
  • Adjustable legs
  • Splice kit
  • Wheel kit

Spreader Options

  • Adjustable spreaders
  • Arch spreaders

XLAP

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.

Features

  • Telescoping spreader sets in a wide variety of sizes
  • Stackable with Build-A-Box
  • Flat bottom or extruded aluminum knife edge on panels
  • Narrow sidewalls
  • Ultra-light double wall aluminum
  • Greatest strength to weight ratio in the industry
  • 3 in. sidewalls are smooth to prevent dirt build-up and reduce friction
  • Foam-filled wall construction prevents dirt and moisture accumulation
  • Professional Engineer design and depth certification

Options

  • Pulling and Lifting Lugs
  • Stacking Pockets
  • T-connections cut-outs
  • End Panels for three and four-sided shields
  • Corner connector brackets
  • Adapters to allow use of standard XLS pipe spreaders
  • Stacking Guides
  • Adjustable legs
  • Wheel kit

Spreader Options

  • XLAP-3
  • XLAP-5

Resources

Corru-lite

Corru-lite is used for light utility work, plumbing, or spot utility repair. The trench shield sidewalls are made of lightweight corrugated aluminum and the shield is easily transported in a pick-up truck and assembled by one or two people. The Corru-Lite Shield is made of lightweight corrugated aluminum and is primarily used for light utility work or plumbing. 

All steel trench boxes include Professional Engineer stamped and certified tabulated data which meets OSHA excavation safety requirement.

Features

 

  • Steel caps on top and bottom for added strength and durability
  • Easily assembled by one or two people
  • Easily transported in pick-up truck
  • Four-point lifting system
  • Molded tubular end members with recessed stacking or leg sockets
  • Pinned spreader connections
  • Professional Engineer design and depth certification

 

Options

 

  • End kits for three and four-sided protection
  • Leg kits for up to 2 ft. additional pipe clearance
  • Stacking Pins