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A fast, safe and economic method of providing trench safety in excavations up to a maximum depth of 4m.

Marwood Tip! Marwood recommend the use of a 6.7 tonne 4 leg chain sling for assembly and positioning as shown.
  • Ground Force/Trench Shore: 20 kN/mpanel resistance  SWL and can be used for depths of up to 4m in suitable soils
  • MGF: 40 kN/m2  panel resistance SWL and can be used for depths of up to 4m in suitable soils
  • MGF clearance under lower strut – 900mm
  • Easily handled by most  small sized excavators using a 4 leg lifting chain
  • Quick fit strut system
  • Strut sizes should be selected to create an internal box width to match the excavator bucket being utilised
  • Struts widths available: 600-800mm, 800-1200mm, 1300-2000mm
  • Edge Protection System available ask for details


Size Weight Approx    Strut Type Strut Pins & R-Clips Connector Pins & Clips
Base Unit 2850 x 2000mm       630kg 4 Round Struts             12               –
Top Unit 2850 x 1000mm       390kg 2 Round Struts              6               4
Base Unit 3000 x 2000mm       1360kg 4 Square Struts             12               –
Top Unit 3000 x 1100mm       730kg 2 Square Struts              6               4
Base Unit 3000 x 2000mm (light weight)       970kg 4 Square Struts             12               –
Top Unit 3000 x 1100mm (light weight)       730kg 2 Square Struts              6               4