Stressline specification of lintels

Specifying steel lintels: 5 top tips

Andrew ALL, Concrete Lintels, Specification, Steel Lintels

When specifying lintels one of the first questions to ask is whether you need prestressed concrete lintels or steel lintels. There are times when you will benefit from specifying concrete lintels, but this post is our top tips about specification in general, but predominantly for steel lintels. Top Tip 1 – Check your triangulation One of the biggest factors in …

Lintel load span tables

Lintel load span tables: A beginner’s guide

Andrew ALL, Concrete Lintels, Steel Lintels 74 Comments

We often assume that the load span tables featured in our lintel guide are easy to understand, which for those with knowledge; probably are. However, for anyone starting out in the industry, getting to grips with interpreting the load spans for prestressed concrete lintels and steel lintels is not always straight forward. This post examines the load span tables featured for …

Steel lintel vs concrete lintel

Steel vs. Concrete Lintels: 7 reasons to consider concrete

Andrew ALL, Concrete Lintels, Steel Lintels 24 Comments

For those people who use and install structural building products, particularly load bearing steel lintels and prestressed concrete lintels, you probably already know the main differences between the two types. You will also be aware of the advantages of steel over concrete lintels. But is there more to concrete, and are there circumstances in which it may be preferred? In …

Stressline Steel Lintel Prices

New Steel Lintel Price Guide Released

Andrew ALL, Builders Merchants, Steel Lintels Leave a Comment

Christmas is always fun when you are ploughing through a technical steel lintel price guide, but such is our love of the job, and for our customers… A price hike is not something one usually bleats on about, but ours is a bit different. We are proud to have been able to keep our prices level for over five years, …

Stressline Steel Lintel

Stressline launch new Lintel Guide

Andrew ALL, Concrete Lintels, Steel Lintels

UPDATE – 28/6/2016: Since this post, we have updated and re-branded our brochure and our Steel Lintel Price Guide. Both are available to download for free on our downloads page. As pioneers in the UK concrete and steel lintel industry, we continuously strive to put to market the appropriate products for our customers. With this in mind, product development is …