Shoring is the process of temporarily supporting a building, vessel, structure, or trench with shores when in danger of collapse or during repairs or alterations. Shoring comes from shore a timber or metal prop. Shoring may be vertical, angled, or horizontal.
Pro-Tec Equipment's Hydraulic Shoring products are a lightweight, safe & easy to use way of providing working protection. Contact us today to learn more. Pro-Tec Equipment's Hydraulic Shoring products are a lightweight, safe & easy to use way of providing working protection.
Where cave-in protection is needed, Prospan pneumatic shores have been engineered to bear directly against trench walls, eliminating the need for plywood in most circumstances. Prospan’s OSHA compliant, patented products have been designed to be simple to use and incredibly strong.
Pressure Grouting is the process of pumping a cement or chemical grout into soft or weak strata of soil or voids. This grout fills these voids, thus stabilizing and strengthening the soil. Pressure Grouting has many applications. One of these includes support for existing structures or where foundations have shifted.
In some applications vertical nails are installed behind the back of the shotcrete wall prior to commencement of any excavation. These vertical nails project below the base of the future excavation and provide a “toe” for the shotcrete wall in addition to increasing its stiffness.