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Build a Box Panels (2×16)

The Build-A-Box™ Modular Aluminum Trench Shield System can be assembled in minutes to a wide variety of two, three or four-sided configurations. This flexibility enables work crews to make on-the-spot design changes to meet job requirements in conditions ranging from light to extreme. Most systems are easily transported in a pick-up truck or trailer for quick application. Build-A-Box™ is also compatible with 3” Aluminum Shields.


  • Sewer
  • Repair
  • Water Main
  • Manhole
  • Pump Station
  • Bore Pit


Panel Selection Chart (Ht.xLg. (Ft.)) 2x16
Weight (lbs.) 210
Depth of Cut (Ft.) Soil Type (A) 19
Depth of Cut (Ft.) Soil Type (B-45 (II)) 11
Depth of Cut (Ft.) Soil Type (C-60 (III)) 8
Depth of Cut (Ft.) Soil Type (C-80 (IV)) 6

*Build a Box Corner End Posts, lifting lugs, slings and spreaders (up to 12’) will be added to all Build a Box Panel orders at no additional charge.

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