STEL - Specialised Tools And Equipment Ltd
Units 4 & 5, Coleford Road Business Centre
Tel: 0114 383 0109
Fax: 0114 383 0160
The insulated taper mouth shovel is ideal for working with tarmac and concrete mixing. This shovel is one of our most common insulated tools, certified to BS8020. It consists of a robust fibreglass shaft, with a with a durable steel head and a high quality wooden handle.
The insulated square mouth shovel is used for shovelling ballast, sand, cement, tarmac and concrete mixing. The insulated square mouth shovel is also very efficient when backfilling trenches. This insulated shovel is also one of our most popular in the range. The Square mouth shovel is certified to BS8020 and insulated to 1000 Volts - Tested to 10000 Volts more
The Insulated trenching shovel is used when digging a narrow trench for applications such as cable laying and pipe installation. This can also be used in conjunction with our insulated cable laying shovel to ensure that you have the most efficient combined solution when on site. The insulated trenching shovel is certified to 1000 volts and manufactured to BS8020 specification. more
The clay grafter insulated shovel is ideal for digging post holes that are in confined spaces. This insulated shovel is specifically designed for digging clay and heavy ground breaking work. The shovel is certified to BS8020 - providing insulation to 1000 volts. Manufactured from a solid insulated fibreglass shaft to provide maximum durability. more
The insulated round mouth shovel is used mainly for excavating where penetration properties are essential. The insulated shovel is also used for shovelling gravel, sand, earth and other loose materials. Due to the penetrating properties of this shovel, the BS8020 certified features of this insulated shovel are paramount to provide maximum protection for the user. more
The cable laying insulated shovel is perfect for use when digging narrow trenches in confined areas. This insulated shovel is more efficient than normal shovels when digging deeper trenches for applications such as cable laying. The insulated cable laying shovel is manufactured and certified to BS8020 with 1000 volt protection. more
The insulated rabbiting spade - is used for digging narrow trenches, post holes and planting sapling trees. The name originates from hunting where the spade was used to dig Jack Russels and other small dogs out of rabbit holes. This insulated shovel consists of a solid fibreglass shaft, with a safety hand stop at the base of the shaft. Manufactured to BS8020 standard. More
The short reach insulated newcastle drainer - insulated shovel is specifically used for digging drainage trenches. The insulated shovel is manufactured, tested and certified to BS8020 standards. The tool is tested to 10000 volts and guarenteed to 1000 volts, providing the user with ultimate piece of mind when digging in live environments. more
The medium reach insulated newcastle drainer - insulated shovel is specifically used for digging drainage trenches. The insulated shovel is manufactured, tested and certified to BS8020 standards. The tool is tested to 10000 volts and guaranteed to 1000 volts, providing the user with ultimate piece of mind when digging in live environments. more
The STEL short reach insulated double shovel holer is used for clearing excess debris out of deep holes. Due to the fact that this is an insulated shovel, the shovel holer is especially useful when working near live cables. This insulated shovel is manufactured to BS8020 standard. Guaranteed to 1000 volts and certified with a unique batch number for traceability. more
The STEL medium reach insulated double shovel holer is used for clearing excess debris out of deep holes. Due to the fact that this is an insulated shovel, the shovel holer is especially useful when working near live cables. This insulated shovel is manufactured to BS8020 standard. Guaranteed to 1000 volts and certified with a unique batch number for traceability. more
The STEL long reach insulated double shovel holer is used for clearing excess debris out of deep holes. Due to the fact that this is an insulated shovel, the shovel holer is especially useful when working near live cables. This insulated shovel is manufactured to BS8020 standard. Guarenteed to 1000 volts and certified with a unique batch number for traceability. more
Each insulated shovel that we produce is manufactured in Sheffield - UK by hand and tested by hand to the BS8020 Specification. Our insulated shovels are manufactured with solid fibreglass shafts that provide strength exceeding that of hickory. We offer an insulated shovel range to cater for most applications, however we understand that some tasks have special requirements which is why we also can provide a bespoke insulated shovel manufacturing service. This service enables you to chose the exact length of the handle and combine this with the head of your choice. All bespoke insulated shovels will be manufactured, tested and certified to the BS8020 standard offering you complete piece of mind.
What is the difference between a Fibreglass Shovel And the Insulated Shovel?
Make no mistake, there is a vast difference. A standard fibreglass shovel is by no means safe to use around live cables as it is not maufactured of the materials and to the strict specification of the BS8020 : 2002 standard. All of our insulated shovels are manufactured from a premium resin bonded solid fibreglass shaft which is sourced and manufactured specifically for the purpose of our insulated shovel. The insulated shovels go through a strict testing proceedure, following rigid guidelines to ensure that the insulated shovel is 100 % safe to use. Please view our insulated shovel testing section of this website for a detailed explanation of how we test the product.
Insulated Shovel Types
We have four main types of the insulated shovel to cover all aspects of digging work. We have the square mouth shovel which is specifically designed for the removal of loose pebbles, ballast and dry mud. The taper mouth shovel is generally used for applications such as mixing concrete and shovelling loose tarmac. If you need a tool that will penetrate deeper, post hole digging for example - the medium reach insulated Newcastle drainer is the shovel is perfect for the job due to its narrow penetrating properties. You would then use our insulated shovelholer, post hole digger to extract the excess debris. Whilst using our insulated shovel products for digging, you have complete piece of mind knowing that you are protected to 1000 volts.
Insulated Shovel - Bespoke
STEL produce bespoke Insulated Shovels on a frequent basis. Each bespoke insulated shovel that we produce is still put through strict testing to ensure that the Insulated shovel complies to BS8020. This ensures that, your unique insulated shovel carries the BS8020 seal of approval, giving you full piece of mind on site.when operating the tool.
Light Weight Insulated Shovels
We have a new range of light insulated shovels which we have just brought in. these are to widen our reach so that we can attract different types of customers. They are of real high quality and defiantly worth a look at by clicking here at insulated shovels.
We sell a new range of steel shovels which are strong and durable and will soon be avialable in our new STEL catalogue, send us an enquiry through the contacts page if you wish to recieve one.
One of our main product lines is the Jerry Can. We sell the 5l Jerry Can, 10l Jerry Can and the 20l Jerry Can. Please do not hesitate to contact us to ask about our range of Jerry Cans!