When a contractor or any agency that is required to install utilities underground, they have to undertake the creating of trenches in the soil. Trenches are often narrow and deep, and this leaves the trench walls vulnerable to collapse. This can be prevented by installing shoring, using wood or metal plates to hold up the soil, while these same plates are restrained with the use of shores.
Speed Shore is specialized in providing shoring using aluminum plates that are shored up by hydraulically operated braces. This equipment is quite capital intensive and any contractor that requires to use this method of shoring regularly can save costs by looking at the alternative of finding used speed shore for sale. This equipment has a long life and is very durable, and often contractors who have purchased such equipment for some contract they have undertaken may have no further use for it, once the job is completed. These contractors will advertise sets of such equipment in trade journals and other media. Speed Shore itself may keep track of such used equipment and may often be a good source of information.
When you are looking at used Speed Shore for sale, you need to first firm up our own requirements and see how the equipment being offered suits your particular requirements. You can always go back to Speed Shore and find any particular shoring equipment that is missing in the set being offered for sale. At times, you may even find that some of the items being offered for sale are not of any use to you. But even so, work out the costs of the used shoring equipment sets, and the new items required to fill the gaps, and see if it still gives you some economic advantage.
Make sure that you make a detailed inspection of the shoring equipment being offered for sale before you make an offer. If some of the equipment requires repairs, factor those costs into the offer that you make for the used shoring. Add transport costs to carry the equipment that you have bought, as often this may not be in your city, and will cost you a packet. Make sure that you complete all these processes before you actually start your trenching work. You may also require to arrange for finance, which may not be as easy as when you buy new equipment, where the new equipment itself can be used as collateral for finance.