Backhoe Trench Box

About Backhoe Trench Box

Backhoe boxes are supremely light, yet provide solid support for small trenching applications and are ideal for use on building sites and construction projects where small excavator handling is essential. The Backhoe Trench box is lightweight Trench and has been developed to meet the needs of the contractor when using smaller 180 degree backhoe rubber tyred excavators, most small excavators can handle these boxes. The load capacity of 20 kN/m2 allows the box to be used to depths of 4 metres in most soil types.

  • Typical base weight from 740kgs
  • Internal widths from 0.3 to 2.1m
  • Suitable for excavation depths up to 4.0m
  • Modular construction and simple pinned strut arrangement
  • 1.3m clearance under the bottom strut
  • Handrails available

Specification

Type

Base

Top Ext

Plate Length (m)

2.85

2.85

Plate Height (m)

2.0

1.0

Plate Thickness (mm)

63

63

External Trench Width (m)

0.43 - 2.23

0.43 - 2.23

Internal Trench Width (m)

0.30 - 2.10

0.30 - 2.10

Weight (kg)*

694

387

Distance between struts

2.60

2.60

Strut Clearance Height (m)

1.3

N/A

* Weights are approximate and may vary with extensions used.

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