Rail LengthCylinder Size

Vertical Hydraulic Shores Notes


The top cylinder of the Hydraulic Shore shall be no less than 12 in. & no more than 18 in. below the top of the trench.

The lowest cylinder of a Hydraulic Shore shall be no more than 48 in. above the bottom of the excavation..

If sheeting is required, the sheeting shall extend from the top of the excavation to a maximum of 2ft. off the bottom of the excavation. Some soils may require that the sheeting be extended to the full depth of the excavation. (Max. horizontal gap between sheets not to exceed 24”).

NOTE: In some applications, sheeting may not be required, but it may be desired to prevent random sloughing or raveling of the soil.

**For general information usage only, this is not a substitute for Manufacturer’s Tabulated Data**

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