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ICON Offers Versatile, Durable ICON-O-Lite Modular Aluminum Trench Box System

Tue December 11, 2012 - National Edition
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The ICON-O-Lite system is made from high-grade aluminum and comprised of modular panels, corners, vertical rails and spreaders.
The ICON-O-Lite system is made from high-grade aluminum and comprised of modular panels, corners, vertical rails and spreaders.

ICON Equipment offers its ICON-O-Lite modular aluminum trench box system to municipalities and utility contractors and as an alternative to heavy steel trench boxes. Designed by ICON, this system is ideal for trench shoring, utility and communications installations and repairs and other shallow trench work, according to the manufacturer.

The ICON-O-Lite system is made from high-grade aluminum and comprised of modular panels, corners, vertical rails and spreaders. The components give corrosion-resistance and light weight to the system while the ICON design provides strength and durability. The ICON-O-Lite system is in compliance with O.S.H.A. and certified by a registered professional engineer to meet the highest quality and utmost strength with an ultra lightweight design.

The lightweight modular nature of the design allows for quick and easy transportation of the system in a ½ ton pickup truck. The system can be assembled quickly in a 2, 3 or 4-sided configuration for various types of projects. A two-man crew can assemble the ICON-O-Lite system by hand for rapid placement in the excavation by a small excavator or backhoe.

The hollow double wall aluminum panels of the system eliminate accumulation of water, dirt and debris. The panels are available in a full range of standard sizes up to 14 ft. (4.2 m) in length with corner and vertical rails available in 4 and 6 ft. (1.2 and 1.8 m) heights. The tongue and groove panel design allows for quick and easy assembly as well as a secure fit keeping the panels in place.

ICON offers a variety of spreader options to choose from including adjustable screw struts or jacks, adjustable telescopic steel spreaders or steel pipe spreaders. Gravity-fed hardened locking pins make it even easier to assemble into the desired size of box on site.

The ICON-O-Lite aluminum modular trench box system is easy to transport and install saving time and money while providing trench safety on the job for the busy utility contractor.

For more information, call 800/836-5011 or visit www.iconjds.com.