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Smart Pressure Testing Equipment from Stopper Specialists

Smart Pressure Testing Equipment from Stopper Specialists - 21/03/18

The Smart Pressure Testing Equipment from Stopper Specialists enables you to carry out your pressure testing quickly and easily, with data captured in real time. The app works with your Bluebox-enabled pressure logger to give you an instant pass or fail on-site. Key features also include failure analysis, recommendations, GPS location data and images.

SheetMaster - Pitch | Drive | Extract - Typical Installation Methodology

SheetMaster - Pitch | Drive | Extract - Typical Installation Methodology - 08/12/17

SheetMaster is a revolutionary composite, non-hydraulic, sheet handling and installation attachment developed to undertake the three dig and push operations of pitching, driving and extraction for the Groundforce Shorco range of trench sheets. Reducing the need for manual intervention and keeping operatives clear of the slewing excavator, means SheetMaster introduces greater safety by assigning much of the control to the excavator driver.

Groundforce Shorco | Leicestershire Tank Installation

Groundforce Shorco | Leicestershire Tank Installation - 29/11/17

Groundforce Shorco supplied a full complement of piling, trench support and safety equipment to specialist contractor Clumber Construction for use on a wastewater improvement project in Beeby, Leicestershire. Watch our time lapse video of the installation here.

MP60 Mechanical Struts: Typical Installation Methodology

MP60 Mechanical Struts: Typical Installation Methodology - 09/11/17

Groundforce MP60 is a modular format medium-duty mechanically adjustable strut, combining the compressive strength of steel tube with the convenience of mechanical length adjustment. Watch our typical installation video.

Groundforce Major Projects - Digital Case Study

Groundforce Major Projects - Digital Case Study - 09/11/17

Take a journey through our digital case study which highlights how our propping solutions can assist with your deep excavation projects.

John Wilson : Buried Alive!

John Wilson : Buried Alive! - 16/08/17

Stopper Specialists Director John Wilson takes us through the terrifying event of being buried alive and surviving to tell the tale.

Drag Box - Typical Installation Methodology

Drag Box - Typical Installation Methodology - 16/08/17

Groundforce Drag Box is lightweight designed for use with small capacity machines and excavators.

Megabrace: Typical Installation Methodology

Megabrace: Typical Installation Methodology - 16/08/17

The Mega Brace is a high load capacity modular hydraulic bracing system designed to support square, rectangular or multi-sided excavations ranging from 3.0m to 20.0m in plan.

Hydraulic Struts: Typical Installation Methodology

Hydraulic Struts: Typical Installation Methodology - 16/08/17

Hydraulic struts comprise of a series of extensions with a hydraulic unit at one end.

Excavator Mounted Vibrators

Excavator Mounted Vibrators - 22/11/16

A summary of Excavator Mounted Vibrators (EMVs) and ancillary equipment from Piletec. EMVs are a quick and cost-effective way to install and extract sheet piles.

LadderSafe: Typical Installation Methodology

LadderSafe: Typical Installation Methodology - 18/11/16

This sequence explains the various equipment available to provide safe access to an excavation. The products include: Maxi LadderSafe, Mini LadderSafe, Mega LadderSafe, Premier LadderSafe and StepSafe.

SheetMaster - Pitch · Drive · Extract

SheetMaster - Pitch · Drive · Extract - 09/09/16

SheetMaster is a revolutionary composite, non-hydraulic, sheet handling and installation attachment developed to undertake the three dig and push operations of pitching, driving and extraction for the Groundforce Shorco range of trench sheets. Reducing the need for manual intervention and keeping operatives clear of the slewing excavator, means SheetMaster introduces greater safety by assigning much of the control to the excavator driver.

Hydraulic Waler Frames: Typical Installation Methodology

Hydraulic Waler Frames: Typical Installation Methodology - 04/07/16

This sequence explains the method for installing a Hydraulic Waler System, complete with optional End Bearers within a trench. Waler frames provide 2-way support to trenches and are used in conjunction with trench sheeting.

SiteSafe Solutions: Typical Installation Methodology

SiteSafe Solutions: Typical Installation Methodology - 23/02/16

Groundforce Shorco are always striving to develop ancillary equipment to enhance their product offerings. Demonstrated in this video are the associated products that can be used in conjunction with boxes and braces to improve safety and access in and around excavations.

Trench Boxes: Typical Installation Methodology

Trench Boxes: Typical Installation Methodology - 08/12/15

Groundforce Box Systems comprise a simple, robust, two-sided mechanical excavation support system. Each box is designed as a temporary earth retaining structure allowing the sides of the excavation to be cut vertical or near vertical. This quick and easy method ensures ground stability within a trench and helps minimise the excavation area to avoid damage to neighboring structures and utilities in the ground.

Totteridge Timelapse

Totteridge Timelapse - 16/11/15

MP125 hydraulic props installed by LMC Contracts Ltd on a basement in Totteridge. The props were connected to a steel upstand post fixed into the capping beam to allow the ground floor slab to be cast prior to prop removal.

Click Stick vs Podger Bar

Click Stick vs Podger Bar - 19/06/15

The Click Stick is a mechanical alternative to manual hammers and Podger Bars, designed to break or crack redundant metal pipes safely and with controlled flexibility around other utilities. This video shows how easy it is to use the Click Stick in comparison to the Podger Bar.

Pre-Driven Shoring Methodology

Pre-Driven Shoring Methodology - 10/03/15

This 3D Animation shows pre-driven shoring methodology using Groundforce Shorco shoring equipment.

User Guide - Multitest Stopper

User Guide - Multitest Stopper - 12/11/14

A step by step user guide for using the Multitest Stopper from Stopper Specialists. This product assists in overcoming ovality and irregular sized pipelines.

User Guide - Cone Pipe Stopper

User Guide - Cone Pipe Stopper - 08/11/14

Increase site safety and boost productivity while using the Cone Pipe Stopper from Stopper Specialists. Step by step guide and best practice when using this product in a range of pipe shape profiles.

User Guide - Cylindrical Inflatable Stopper

User Guide - Cylindrical Inflatable Stopper - 07/11/14

The Cylindrical Stopper is ideal for air testing, water testing and flow stopping. This videos provides a step by step user guide when inserting, using and removing this product.

User Guide - Milltest Stopper

User Guide - Milltest Stopper - 05/11/14

Designed for use when air testing drainage pipes to a standard air test of 100mm of water over air. Milltest Air test stoppers are very light and easily transported, making them ideal for testing awkward to reach locations. This video is a user guide for installing, testing and removing the Milltest Stopper.

Trench Box Installation Guide

Trench Box Installation Guide - 08/03/13

User guide for the assembly, installation, use, and dismantling of the Trench Box and Backhoe Box from Groundforce Shorco.

Temporary Bridge Installation

Temporary Bridge Installation - 04/02/13

Temporary bridge installation video for use on construction sites, events and anywhere that requires quick temporary access.

VibroSafe (Quick Hitch Adaptor) - A New Way of Thinking...

VibroSafe (Quick Hitch Adaptor) - A New Way of Thinking... - 13/09/12

Following problems identified by the HSE regarding single pin connections to quick hitches, Piletec has worked with Miller UK to develop the best possible solution to the problem when working with Excavator Mounted Vibratory Piling Hammers. This research and development has taken some considerable time as Piletec considered that many of the "quick fix" fabrications offered by other suppliers actually create as many safety risks as they avoid.

Double Acting Manhole Brace - Toolbox Talks

Double Acting Manhole Brace - Toolbox Talks

Covering the assembly, installation, use and dismantling of the equipment.

Vertishore - Toolbox Talks

Vertishore - Toolbox Talks

This Groundforce ToolBox Talks video guides you through the assembly, installation, use and dismantling of the Vertishore equipment.

Hydraulic Hand Pump - Toolbox Talks

Hydraulic Hand Pump - Toolbox Talks

This Groundforce ToolBox Talks video guides you through use of the single and double acting mega hand pump. Installation, Health and Safety, use and dismantling of the pumps are covered.

Hydraulic Power Pump - Toolbox Talks

Hydraulic Power Pump - Toolbox Talks

This Groundforce ToolBox Talks video guides you through the use of Groundforce Shorco Hydraulic Power Pump. This includes the Health and Safety surrounding the use of single and double acting hydraulic pumps. Installation, use, storage and dismantling of the pump is also covered.

Rolling Strut Trench Box - Toolbox Talks

Rolling Strut Trench Box - Toolbox Talks

This Groundforce ToolBox Talks covers the use of our Rolling Strut Box. Assembly, installation, use and dismantling are covered.

Waler System - Toolbox Talks

Waler System - Toolbox Talks

This Groudforce ToolBox Talks video covers the use of the Waler system in trenches. Light duty aluminium units and heavy duty steel units are covered.

MP500 - Toolbox Talks

MP500 - Toolbox Talks

The 1.2m diameter strut can be assembled in configurations up to 45m long and withstand axial loads up to 500t; hence the name MP500. The adjustable end unit, shown being installed here spanning between RC diaphragm walls, uses the versatility of hydraulic adjustment and the security twin mechanical locking screws to withstand these high loadings with complete safety and security.

Mega Brace - Toolbox Talks

Mega Brace - Toolbox Talks

This Groundforce ToolBox Talks video covers the use of a Mega Brace. Covering the assembly, installation, use and dismantling of the equipment.

Rolling Strut Double Slide Rail - Toolbox Talks

Rolling Strut Double Slide Rail - Toolbox Talks

Rolling Strut Double Slide Rail installation and user guide, excavation support available from Groundforce Shorco

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