Essential Supplies offer a large range of Aluminium Truss Systems from a variety of manufacturers. Truss is used widely for stages, exhibitions and show rooms, for shop fitters, marquees, production companies and night clubs.

We can offer trussing from many manufacturers including Trilite by Optikinetics, Duratruss and Metalworx.

Opti Trilite is perfect for all types of temporary structures inside or out. It is easy to assemble and has excellent weight to load capacity. It uses a simple M10 nylock high tensile nut and bolt system. We will design what you need, confirm loading specifications and send you CAD drawings for approval before manufacture.

Duratruss is made in the Czech Republic, this enables us to provide a cost-effective solution, but also have the manufacturing quality and speed of delivery from the European manufacturer.

The Duratruss system is based on the egg & pin system to speed up installation times and maintain crucial load limits. Duratruss also manufacture a full range of both larger and smaller truss which are used everywhere from stadiums to exhibition stands to retail shops., gantry exhibition stands and lighting gantry systems. Most popular range is the DT32, DT33 & DT34 which is based on each side being 290mm, and tubes 50mm in diameter.

Essential Supplies are also a key supplier of Metalworx Aluminium Trussing Systems and our sales staff work alongside the design team to help you select the right components for your installation.

Through Metalworx we are able to offer a complete custom design and specification service to tailor a system and its component parts to your exact requirements. From schools and universities to retail and clothing shops, theatres and stage productions, festivals and corporate events.  Typical projects include exhibition truss systems, gantry exhibition stands and lighting gantry systems.



We have a specialist technical team on hand who can suggest which brand is best for you and whether ladder, triangular or quad truss is the most suitable. If you need something that is not an off-the-shelf product we offer a FREE design service. We will design what you need, confirm loading specifications and send you drawings for approval before manufacture.


As well as trussing we offer a complimentary range of slings, hoists, clamps, couplers and other rigging items.


Call us today to discuss your requirements with one of our expert sales staff.