close sheeting

closed sheeting, closed sheathing, tight sheeting

closed sheeting
A continuous frame with vertical or horizontal sheathing planks placed side by side to form a continuous retaining wall used to hold up the face of an excavation.
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During the bid process for a 9,000-ft pipeline project in Long Beach, California, contractor Andrew Papac, of Papac and Sons, realized he would need to meet the project requirements of close sheeting on 3,500 ft of pipeline.
This provides a good alternative to close sheeting and can be used in either pit or linear applications.