United Rentals stocks a variety of sheeting profiles for rent in different shapes, thicknesses and lengths for use in several situations based on their design. Sheeting and trench sheets are commonly used in the construction industry, as they are capable of providing excavation support, as well as soil and water retention. Our selection of sheeting includes corner sheet pile, paired safety sheeting and custom aluminum options starting at 4 feet. Additionally, we carry a wide variety of hanging plates, ranging from 4’ by 8’ to 10’ by 13’. United Rentals understands the importance of trench safety, which is why we offer trench excavation training in several courses to support your work efforts.
Learn more about sheeting in our FAQ section below.
Sheeting construction consists of interlocking metal sections to provide excavation and earth-retention support.
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. Need more help? Contact our trench safety experts for further guidance.
Polyethylene sheeting is a plastic-based sheeting option, used for projects like countertop and flooring protection, to seal off rooms and cover building materials or for lead abatement.