Standard Trench Box System

Ideal for deeper trenches and poor ground conditions, the Standard Trench Box System is ideal for this application.

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Box length
L
Panel height
H
(m)
Clearance
Between struts LC
Pipe clearance
Beneath struts
hC
m m m m
2.50 2.60 Base
1.40 Top
2.10 1.50
3.00 2.60 Base
1.40 Top
2.60 1.50
3.50 2.60 Base
1.40 Top
3.10 1.50
4.00 2.60 Base
1.40 Top
3.60 1.50
4.50 2.60 Base
1.40 Top
4.10 1.50
Box
Length
L
Panel
Height
H
Thickness
t PL
Pipe Clearance Beneath Struts
hC
m
m m mm < 3.0m < 3.5m < 4.0m < 4.5m
2.50 2.60 Base
1.40 Top
107 57.0 51.7 42.7 33.6
3.00 2.60 Base
1.40 Top
47.5 43.0 35.6 28.0
3.50 2.60 Base
1.40 Top
40.7 36.9 30.5 24.0
4.00 2.60 Base
1.40 Top
35.6 32.2 26.7 21.0
4.50 2.60 Base
1.40 Top
127 33.7 30.5 25.2 19.8
Box
Length
Panel
Height
Weight per box
Please refer to the spindle chart below.
m m kg
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Type 4 Type 5 Type 6 Type 7 Type 8 Type 9
2.50 2.00 Base
1.00 Top
1680
990
1708
1003
1741
1020
1820
1060
1899
1100
1978
1139
2058
1179
2137
1218
2216
1258
3.00 2.00 Base
1.00 Top
1935
1134
1963
1148
1996
1165
2075
1205
2154
1245
2233
1284
2313
1324
2392
1363
2471
1403
3.50 2.00 Base
1.00 Top
2180
1280
2208
1293
2241
1310
2320
1350
2399
1390
2557
1429
2558
1469
2637
1508
2716
1548
4.00 2.00 Base
1.00 Top
2420
1425
2448
1438
2481
1455
2560
1495
2639
1535
2718
1574
2798
1614
2877
1653
2956
1693
4.50 2.00 Base
1.00 Top
2950
1810
2978
1823
3011
1840
3090
1880
3169
1920
3248
1959
3328
1999
3407
2038
3486
2058

Box
Spindle
Type
Spindle Length / Working Width
BC
bC
Trench Width/
b
Each spindle contains
a spindle adjuster
plus the following
spindle extensions
Weight
G
0.5m 1.0m 2.0m
m m kg
1 0.65 - 0.75 0.85 - 0.95 0 0 0 50.0
2 0.83 - 1.02 1.03 - 1.22 0 0 0 57.0
3 0.98 - 1.26 1.20 - 1.48 0 0 0 65.0
4 1.48 - 1.76 1.70 - 1.98 1 0 0 84.8
5 1.98 - 2.26 2.20 - 2.48 0 1 0 104.6
6 2.48 - 2.76 2.70 - 2.98 1 1 0 124.4
7 2.98 - 3.26 3.20 - 3.48 0 0 1 144.2
8 3.48 - 3.76 3.70 - 3.98 1 0 1 164.0
9 3.98 - 4.26 4.20 - 4.48 0 1 1 183.8

Please note that the spindle extensions are available in 0.5m, 1.0m & 2.0m lengths. The above chart shows the recommended spindle make ups. Other configurations are possible. Please contact SEL for further information.