Ground Excavation (Alite Box)

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A Lightweight, portable, modular aluminium trench box system that meets all the safety requirements of the latest British and European standards BS EN 13331.1, 2.2002 and BS EN 13374:2013 CLASS (A) Temporary Edge Protection with a characteristic load rating of 30kN/m2.

Comprises of few parts, making it easy to assemble, use and transport. Suitable for trench widths 600mm-900mm and 1000-1800mm.

  • Built-in lifting eyes
  • Ideal for utility installation and repairs
  • Easily transported by van or pick-up
  • Aluminium used for Alite box is structural alloy 6082
  • Guard-rail, struts and end bar are made from plain carbon steel

*All specifications based on linear 0.5% tolerance


Panel Length x 1 panel 2400mm
Panel Height x 1 panel 1209mm
Panel Weight x 1 panel 86.2kg
Guard Rail Length x 1 panel 2400mm
Guard Rail Height x 1 panel 1450mm
Guard Rail Weight x 1 panel 38.3kg
Overall Thickness of plank 50mm
Overall Thickness of panel 127mm
Total Assembled Weight 313.2kg
Single Panel Load Rating (working pressure) 30kpa