Products Description

TITAN SERIES
STEEL TRENCH SHIELDS
Mainline Sewer & Water Installation and Specialty
Trench Box Applications

Primary Uses:
Occasional Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range:
12K to 38K
Production Depth:
14’ to 17’
Side Wall:
– 5”

Primary Uses:
Occasional Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range:
38K to 48K
Production Depth:
15’ to 17’
Side Wall:
– 6”

Primary Uses:
Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range:
21K to 64K
Production Depth:
8’ to 16’
Side Wall:
5”

Primary Uses:
Occasional Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range:
38K to 48K
Production Depth:
15’ to 17’
Side Wall:
– 6”

Primary Uses:
Spot Repairs and Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range:
22K to 78K
Production Depth:
8’ to 16’
Side Wall:
3-1/2”

Primary Uses:
Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range:
21K to 76K
Production Depth:
12’ to 20’
Side Wall:
5”

Primary Uses:
Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range:
34K to 94K
Production Depth:
16’ to 30’
Side Wall:
6-3/4”

Primary Uses:
Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range:
45K to 120K
Production Depth:
20’ to 34’
Side Wall:
– 8-1/2”

Primary Uses:
Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range:
44K to 117K
Production Depth:
20’ to 42’
Side Wall:
– 8-1/2”

Primary Uses:
Spot Repairs and Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range:
32K to 98K
Production Depth:
16’ to 28’
Side Wall:
– 5”

Primary Uses:
Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range:
32K to 98K
Production Depth:
16’ to 28’
Side Wall:
– 5”

Primary Uses:
Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range:
38K to 103K
Production Depth:
18’ to 34’
Side Wall:
6-3/4”

Primary Uses:
Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range:
44K to 117K
Production Depth:
20’ to 42’
Side Wall:
– 8-1/2”

Titan Basic
titan-basic 5-pdf

Product Data Sheet

Titan Basic 5

Trench Boxes | Titan Basic Series | Accessories Sold Separately

Trenching made affordable. Benchmark’s Titan Basic series is a standard, no-frills line of affordable trench safety equipment. This all-steel, solid-welded series is perfect for the occasional user doing mainline work. The Titan Basic 5 model is a series of shields built for the small excavators and works well in 12′ length sewer line installations. The weight, durability and depth ratings for this model are ideal for any contractor. If you have a machine in the 6 to 19 metric ton class, this is a great shield to consider. This will definitely provide the protection you need while increasing mainline sewer production.

Features & Benefits

Tamping Blocks

Lifting Lugs

Forged Spreader Pins

High Taper

3/8” x 3” Cutting Bar

Solid Welded

Specifications

Primary UsesOccasional Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range12K to 38K
Production Depth14’ to 17’
Side Wall– 5”
Steel Trench Box
titan-basic-6-pdf

Product Data Sheet

Titan Basic 6

Trench Boxes | Titan Basic Series | Accessories Sold Separately

The Titan Basic Series 6 is an all steel trench shield that is designed for occasional mainline work. The 17’ C-Soil Depth rating combined with a sloping program will cover a maximum range of job situations. The weight and durability, as well as its affordability, make it a perfect match for excavators in the 19 to 24 metric ton class. More room allows for faster mainline production for jobs laying up to 18’ lengths of pipe. An alternative depth rating is available. (25’ C-Soil)

Features & Benefits

Tamping Blocks

Lifting Lugs

Forged Spreader Pins

High Taper

3/8” x 3” Cutting Bar

Solid Welded

Specifications

Primary UsesOccasional Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range38K to 48K
Production Depth15’ to 17’
Side Wall– 6”
Steel Trench Box
titan lite pdf

Product Data Sheet

Titan 5 Lite

Trench Boxes | Titan Basic Series | Accessories Sold Separately

Titan Lite Shields are built tough, yet are extremely manageable in the trench. The Titan 5 Lite is an all steel trench box that is designed for light duty trenching. Innovative engineering allows for thicker steel on the perimeter, where it is needed, while the continuous vertical and horizontal formed steel members give extreme strength in the trench. Despite its toughness and strength, it is remarkably easy to lift and move in the trench.

Features & Benefits

18” High Tapered, Reinforced Knife Edge for more room in the pipe zone

Light Weight Design for easy movement in the trench

5” Solid Steel Sockets

3/4” Thick Pounding Pads

2-1/2” Solid Stacking Lug Bar

3/8” x 3” Cutting Bar

Formed Steel Design with Continuous Steel Members

Easy Slide Outside Edge

Once “C” Soil Depth Rating

Perfectly positioned Lift Points for easy handling

Internal Shelving for storage of tools and miscellaneous items

Specifications

Primary UsesMainline Work
Excavator Weight Range21K to 64K
Production Depth8’ to 16’
Side Wall5”
Steel Trench Box
Steel Trench Box

Product Data Sheet

Titan Hybrid 5

Trench Boxes | Titan Basic Series | Accessories Sold Separately

The Titan Hybrid is a combination of two of our most popular series, Titan 5 Lite and the Titan Plus Two. By incorporating features from both series we were able to build a lightweight trench shield that is capable of going deeper depths. The Titan Hybrid allows you to do deeper jobs that would have required a larger excavator in the past while still giving you all the standard Titan features that keep you investment lasting years longer.

Features & Benefits

Tamping Blocks

Lifting Lugs

Forged Spreader Pins

High Taper

3/8” x 3” Cutting Bar

Solid Welded

Specifications

Primary UsesOccasional Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range38K to 48K
Production Depth15’ to 17’
Side Wall– 6”
Steel Trench Box
titan plus pdf

Product Data Sheet

Titan Plus 3

Trench Boxes | Plus Series | Accessories Sold Separately

Strong and durable, yet designed to be light in the trench. Benchmark’s Titan Plus series has a strong, all-steel, solid-welded design that has been specially engineered to give extreme strength where it’s needed – without all the extra weight. These shields rely on real world engineering and thick, reinforced formed steel for unwavering toughness in the trench. This series is perfect for the occasional user doing mainline work. The TITAN Plus 3 is an all-steel design trench box that is solid welded and designed for medium duty trench safety work.

Features & Benefits

Formed Steel Design

Continuous Steel Members

18” High Tapered Knife Edge

Internal Pounding Members

Reinforced Knife Edge

Internal Stacking System, Easy Slide Outside Edge

One C Soil Depth Rating

Vertical Reinforced Pounding Area

Reinforced Through Wall Sockets

5” Solid Steel Sockets

3/4” Thick Pounding Pads

2-1/2” Solid Stacking Lug Bar

1/2” x 3” Cutting Bar

Specifications

Primary UsesSpot Repairs and Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range22K to 78K
Production Depth8’ to 16’
Side Wall3-1/2”
Titan Plus 5 Trench Box
titan plus pdf

Product Data Sheet

Titan Plus 5

Trench Boxes | Plus Series | Accessories Sold Separately

Strong and durable, yet designed to be light in the trench. Benchmark’s Titan Plus series has a strong, all-steel, solid-welded design that has been specially engineered to give extreme strength where it’s needed – without all the extra weight. These shields rely on real world engineering and thick, reinforced formed steel for unwavering toughness in the trench. This series is perfect for the occasional user doing mainline work. The Titan Plus 5 is an all-steel design trench box that is solid welded and designed for medium duty trench safety work.

Features & Benefits

Formed Steel Design

Continuous Steel Members

18” High Tapered Knife Edge

Internal Pounding Members

Reinforced Knife Edge

Internal Stacking System, Easy Slide Outside Edge

One C Soil Depth Rating

Vertical Reinforced Pounding Area

Reinforced Through Wall Sockets

5” Solid Steel Sockets

1-1/4” Thick Pounding Pads

2-1/2” Solid Stacking Lug Bar

1/2” x 3” Cutting Bar

Specifications

Primary UsesMainline Work
Excavator Weight Range21K to 76K
Production Depth12’ to 20’
Side Wall5”
Titan Plus 6 Trench Box
titan plus pdf

Product Data Sheet

Titan Plus 6

Trench Boxes | Plus Series | Accessories Sold Separately

Strong and durable, yet designed to be light in the trench. Benchmark’s Titan Plus series has a strong, all-steel, solid-welded design that has been specially engineered to give extreme strength where it’s needed – without all the extra weight. These shields rely on real world engineering and thick, reinforced formed steel for unwavering toughness in the trench. This series is perfect for the occasional user doing mainline work. The Titan Plus 6 is an all-steel designed trench box that is solid welded and built for medium duty trench safety work.

Features & Benefits

Formed Steel Design

Continuous Steel Members

18” High Tapered Knife Edge

Internal Pounding Members

Reinforced Knife Edge

Internal Stacking System, Easy Slide Outside Edge

One C Soil Depth Rating

Vertical Reinforced Pounding Area

Reinforced Through Wall Sockets

7” Solid Steel Sockets

1-1/2” Thick Pounding Pads

3” Solid Stacking Lug Bar

1/2” x 3” Cutting Bar

Specifications

Primary UsesMainline Work
Excavator Weight Range34K to 94K
Production Depth16’ to 30’
Side Wall6-3/4”
Titan Plus 8 Trench Box
titan plus pdf

Product Data Sheet

Titan Plus 8

Trench Boxes | Plus Series | Accessories Sold Separately

Strong and durable, yet designed to be light in the trench. Benchmark’s Titan Plus series has a strong, all-steel, solid-welded design that has been specially engineered to give extreme strength where it’s needed – without all the extra weight. These shields rely on real world engineering and thick, reinforced formed steel for unwavering toughness in the trench. This series is perfect for the occasional user doing mainline work. The Titan Plus 8 is an all-steel designed trench box that is solid welded and built for medium duty trench safety work.

Features & Benefits

Formed Steel Design

Continuous Steel Members

18” High Tapered Knife Edge

Internal Pounding Members

Reinforced Knife Edge

Internal Stacking System, Easy Slide Outside Edge

One C Soil Depth Rating

Vertical Reinforced Pounding Area

Reinforced Through Wall Sockets

7” Solid Steel Sockets

1-1/2” Thick Pounding Pads

3” Solid Stacking Lug Bar

1/2” x 3” Cutting Bar

Specifications

Primary UsesMainline Work
Excavator Weight Range45K to 120K
Production Depth20’ to 34’
Side Wall– 8-1/2”
Titan 2 Series Trench Box
Titan 2 Series Trench Box

Product Data Sheet

Titan II Series

Trench Boxes | Reinforced Series | Accessories Sold Separately

The Titan Two series is available in a variety of wall thicknesses and sizes to accommodate your job requirements and site conditions. The unique characteristics of this design is a smooth inside wall and great depth to weight ratings. Still built with all of the Titan features, including: Solid welded, All steel design, Forged steel sockets, Internal Pounding members, Safe stack system, internal supports set at 16’’ on center to eliminate checker boarding, and heavy steel reinforcements in the wear zones.

Features & Benefits

Formed Steel Design

18” High-Tapered, Reinforced Knife Edge – for more room in the pipe zone

Internal Pounding Members and Stacking System

Easy Slide Outside Edge

One C Soil Depth Rating

Vertical Reinforced Pounding Area for easy drive

Reinforced Through-Wall Sockets

6” (2X) Solid Steel Sockets

1-1/2” Thick Pounding Pads

3” Solid Stacking Lug Bar

1/2” x 3” Cutting Bar

Specifications

Primary UsesMainline Work
Excavator Weight Range44K to 117K
Production Depth20’ to 42’
Side Wall– 8-1/2”
Titan Brute 3 Trench Box
titan brute pdf

Product Data Sheet

Titan Brute 3

Trench Boxes | Brute Series | Accessories Sold Separately

Tough, durable design. The name means what it says: Built tough for keeping the job moving in the roughest conditions, it’s a BRUTE. The all-steel, solid-welded and double wall design of the Titan Brute Shields was made for heavy-duty trench safety work. These shields rely on thick, reinforced formed steel for unwavering toughness in the trench. They were engineered for durability and deep depths. Each shield is crafted with high taper reinforced knife edges, which increase the pipe area by allowing a tighter trench. Uninterrupted reinforced vertical steel end tubes mean “no bend back ends.” It’s also easy to handle with its perfectly positioned lift points. Spreaders are located on the very outside edge for maximum inside clearance.

Features & Benefits

Formed Steel Design with Continuous Steel Members

18” High-Tapered, Reinforced Knife Edge – for more room in the pipe zone

Internal Pounding Members and Stacking System

Easy Slide Outside Edge

One C Soil Depth Rating

Vertical Reinforced Pounding Area for easy drive

Reinforced Through-Wall Sockets

7” Solid Steel Sockets

1” Thick Pounding Pads

2-1/2” Solid Stacking Lug Bar

1/2” x 3” Cutting Bar

Specifications

Primary UsesSpot Repairs and Mainline Work
Excavator Weight Range32K to 98K
Production Depth16’ to 28’
Side Wall– 5”
Titan Brute 5 Trench Box
titan brute pdf

Product Data Sheet

Titan Brute 5

Trench Boxes | Brute Series | Accessories Sold Separately

Tough, durable design. The name means what it says: Built tough for keeping the job moving in the roughest conditions, it’s a BRUTE. The all-steel, solid-welded and double wall design of the Titan Brute Shields was made for heavy-duty trench safety work. These shields rely on thick, reinforced formed steel for unwavering toughness in the trench. They were engineered for durability and deep depths. Each shield is crafted with high taper reinforced knife edges, which increase the pipe area by allowing a tighter trench. Uninterrupted reinforced vertical steel end tubes mean “no bend back ends.” It’s also easy to handle with its perfectly positioned lift points. Spreaders are located on the very outside edge for maximum inside clearance.

Features & Benefits

Formed Steel Design with Continuous Steel Members

18” High-Tapered, Reinforced Knife Edge – for more room in the pipe zone

Internal Pounding Members and Stacking System

Easy Slide Outside Edge

One C Soil Depth Rating

Vertical Reinforced Pounding Area for easy drive

Reinforced Through-Wall Sockets

7” Solid Steel Sockets

1-1/2” Thick Pounding Pads

2-1/2” Solid Stacking Lug Bar

1/2” x 3” Cutting Bar

Specifications

Primary UsesMainline Work
Excavator Weight Range32K to 98K
Production Depth16’ to 28’
Side Wall– 5”
Titan Brute 6 Trench Box
titan brute pdf

Product Data Sheet

Titan Brute 6

Trench Boxes | Brute Series | Accessories Sold Separately

Tough, durable design. The name means what it says: Built tough for keeping the job moving in the roughest conditions, it’s a BRUTE. The all-steel, solid-welded and double wall design of the Titan Brute Shields was made for heavy-duty trench safety work. These shields rely on thick, reinforced formed steel for unwavering toughness in the trench. They were engineered for durability and deep depths. Each shield is crafted with high taper reinforced knife edges, which increase the pipe area by allowing a tighter trench. Uninterrupted reinforced vertical steel end tubes mean “no bend back ends.” It’s also easy to handle with its perfectly positioned lift points. Spreaders are located on the very outside edge for maximum inside clearance.

Features & Benefits

Formed Steel Design with Continuous Steel Members

18” High-Tapered, Reinforced Knife Edge – for more room in the pipe zone

Internal Pounding Members and Stacking System

Easy Slide Outside Edge

One C Soil Depth Rating

Vertical Reinforced Pounding Area for easy drive

Reinforced Through-Wall Sockets

6” (2X) Solid Steel Sockets

1-1/2” Thick Pounding Pads

3” Solid Stacking Lug Bar

1/2” x 3” Cutting Bar

Specifications

Primary UsesMainline Work
Excavator Weight Range38K to 103K
Production Depth18’ to 34’
Side Wall6-3/4”
Titan Brute 8 Trench Box
titan brute pdf

Product Data Sheet

Titan Brute 8

Trench Boxes | Brute Series | Accessories Sold Separately

Tough, durable design. The name means what it says: Built tough for keeping the job moving in the roughest conditions, it’s a BRUTE. The all-steel, solid-welded and double wall design of the Titan Brute Shields was made for heavy-duty trench safety work. These shields rely on thick, reinforced formed steel for unwavering toughness in the trench. They were engineered for durability and deep depths. Each shield is crafted with high taper reinforced knife edges, which increase the pipe area by allowing a tighter trench. Uninterrupted reinforced vertical steel end tubes mean “no bend back ends.” It’s also easy to handle with its perfectly positioned lift points. Spreaders are located on the very outside edge for maximum inside clearance.

Features & Benefits

Formed Steel Design with Continuous Steel Members

18” High-Tapered, Reinforced Knife Edge – for more room in the pipe zone

Internal Pounding Members and Stacking System

Easy Slide Outside Edge

One C Soil Depth Rating

Vertical Reinforced Pounding Area for easy drive

Reinforced Through-Wall Sockets

6” (2X) Solid Steel Sockets

1-1/2” Thick Pounding Pads

3” Solid Stacking Lug Bar

1/2” x 3” Cutting Bar

Specifications

Primary UsesMainline Work
Excavator Weight Range44K to 117K
Production Depth20’ to 42’
Side Wall– 8-1/2”