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Double Acting Brace System

A robust and adaptable brace system to suit a broad range of excavation sizes

  • Interchangeable legs offer many configurations
  • For loads up to 65 kN/m
  • For sheet to sheet ranges of 2m to 7m
  • Easy to assemble
  • Nationwide delivery


The Double Acting Brace System is a robust and adaptable solution that can be used for excavations such as installation of earthwork support system to maintain safe working environment for the construction of pumping chambers and manholes.

Our Double Acting Bracing System features legs which can be interchanged to form the correct brace dimensions. For example, Type A legs (2m to 3m) and Type E legs (6m – 7m) form a brace which is 7m x 3m.

We have a range of sizes available with sheet to sheet ranges from 2m – 7m and permissible loads up to 65 kN/m to suit your requirements.

Hire Double Acting Brace System

For more information and hire rates for the double acting brace system or any of our other bracing systems range, please contact your nearest depot or call us on 0117 982 8236.

Double Acting Brace System Suggestion Method Statement

Double Acting Brace System Information Sheet

Double Acting Brace System User Guide

System Sizes and Loads

TypeSheet to Sheet RangeLeg WeightPermissible Load (Max Extension.)
A2000 – 300026065
B3000 – 400030541
C4000 – 500039025.5
D5000 – 600044519
E6000 – 700062718.5

For clear internal distances, please subtract 360mm from the sheet to sheet measurement. Please note this does not allow for deflection.

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