LI-56 Shields

The APlant Hire LI-56 shields are our original offering and still one of the most versatile in the industry. The LI-56 shields can be placed vertically or horizontally for added versatility and meets the standard. Panels have multiple location points for the spreader bars which come in two sizes, 600mm-900mm and 1000mm-1700mm.

The Panels only weigh 55kgs and a complete unit weighs in at just 146kgs. The panels have a variable WLL from 20kPa to 50kPa with the use of additional spreader bars. They are great as a maintenance unit which can be dismantled in minutes and carried into a backyard or restricted access areas. They even fit in the back of a UTE.

LI-56 Shields meet the Australian Standard

LI-56 Aluminium Trench Shield

LI-56 Trench Shield Specifications

Panel TypePanel
Safe Working
Load (kPa)
Panel ThicknessUnder Strut
Internal Clearance
Strut to Strut
Total unit weight incl.
600-900mm adjustable struts
Lower2400mm1200mm20 to 50kPa56mmVariousVarious146kgs