The new GME Aluminum Extruded Trench Shield is a rugged, 4" wall shield that comes standard with a tough, T-6 knife edge and rugged top cap. Massive, extruded end members insure strength. Because it's aluminum, 4AEX can be handled by today's lighter excavators, allowing you to match your equipment to the proper machine.


  • Rugged collar adapters for 5" pipe spreaders
  • Lifting eyes
  • Optional "no-knife edge" with heavy duty skid plate
  • Standard lengths to 16 feet
  • Custom lengths on request
  • Certified by a registered professional engineer to meet OSHA standards
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