Steel plates for road construction

What are steel road plates used for?

Steel plates are used primarily in urban areas where an excavation is made in the roadway for utility work, such as installing or replacing utility lines, pipes and conduits. Steel plates are positioned on the roadway to cover the excavation and allow traffic to proceed when utility work is not underway.

How thick are steel road plates?

Steel Road Plates Our large range of steel plates extends from 0.5m to 6m long varying widths and they are available in thicknesses from 10mm to 40mm including an extensive range in the most popular 20mm and 25mm thicknesses. They are easily secured to the ground surface to ensure safety.

What is a trench plate?

Noun. trench plate (plural trench plates ) A large heavy gauge metal plate used to span holes in streets to allow vehicular traffic across the gap.

How heavy is a road plate?

Heavy weight design, for robust strength – the smallest plates can weigh around 200kg each.

How much do trench plates weigh?

Steel Plate Sizes

SIZE THICKNESS WT.
8′ x 16′ 1″ 5,227
8′ x 20′ 1″ 6,534
6′ x 12′ 1.5″ 4,411
8′ x 12′ 1.5″ 5,880