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Ultra Lite Utility Box

A durable, adaptable and easily transportable trench shield

  • Lightweight design
  • Adaptable width
  • Quick to assemble
  • Ideal for utilities, junction boxes and telecoms


The Ultra Lite Utility Boxes can be used either horizontal or vertically increasing trench length or height depending on the requirement.

This lightweight trench shield is supplied with fully adjustable spindles to enable a fine adjustment on trench widths.

We can also supply corner adaptors to fully enclose your excavation.

Our ultra lite box is available for hire, reducing costs and offering flexibility.

Benefits of the Ultra Lite Box

  • Lightweight design
  • Developed for use with mini excavator
  • Easily transportable
  • Adaptable to the width of your workspace
  • Quick and simple to assemble
  • Constructed with durable hardened recycled plastic & steel frame
  • Available to hire or buy
  • Temporary works design is also available for this trench box range

Common Applications

  • Shallow excavations ideal for utilities, junction boxes and telecoms
  • Can be used in landscape or portrait with simple strut connection points
  • Can be used with an end plate to create a four sided box

Next Steps

If our ultra lite utility box or any other of our extensive box systems range could benefit your next project, talk to Site Equipment today for our latest rates or click below to download our information sheet.

Ultra Light Utility Box Information Sheet


Box LengthBox HeightMaximum Panel DepthClearance Beneath SpindlesClearance Between SpindlesPermissible Earth Pressure
The panels can be configured in either a landscape or portrait

Spindle dimensions

Spindle TypeSpindle WeightWeight of Individual PlateAssembled Box WeightInternal WidthExternal Width
kgkgkgmin – max (m)min – max (m)
A5.61362950.43 – 0.640.65 – 0.86
B7.21363000.63 – 1.040.85 – 1.26
C11.51363201.12 – 2.011.34 – 2.23
When employed as an enclosed four sided system the
assembled box weighs 600kg.

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