United Rentals stocks a variety of sheeting profiles for rent in different shapes, thicknesses and lengths for use in several situations based on engineering design. Interlocking or overlapping steel sheeting is the preferred system for very loose or saturated soil conditions. Our selection of sheeting includes corner sheet pile, hanging plate, paired safety and custom aluminum options. Each option is an outstanding resource to keep your workers safe in trenching operations. Additionally, United Rentals offers trench excavation training in several modalities to support your work efforts, because we understand the importance of trench safety.
FAQs About Sheeting
What is sheeting construction?
- Sheeting construction consists of interlocking metal sections to provide excavation and earth-retention support.
What is the difference between sheeting and shoring?
- Sheeting comprises interlocking metal sheets often used to create a retention wall that holds back dirt and soil during trenching excavation. Similarly, shoring is a retention method that uses a connective horizontal and vertical bracing system to apply pressure to trench shields or walls to hold dirt and soil in place.
What is polyethylene sheeting?
- Polyethylene sheeting offers plastic protection to use in a variety of projects like countertop and flooring protection, to seal off rooms and cover building materials or for use in lead abatement.