World Quality Day

Stressline achieve BSI standard

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It is no coincidence that today is World Quality Day. The long process of converting to ISO9001:2015 is the cumulative hard work of many people throughout the organisation. With today being World Quality Day, it gives us great pride to talk about quality throughout the company and the efforts to enhance our reputation in the marketplace. A lengthy process? The …

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Myth vs. Fact: BBA approval on steel lintels

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Myth: BBA approval is needed for steel lintels to meet NHBC technical standards Fact: NMBC requires all products, materials and systems used on their registered sites to meet their technical requirement R3. This frustrating myth is one we encounter on a regular basis here at Stressline; frustrating because we have seen first-hand evidence of the market being supplied with misleading, …

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Concrete and steel lintels: What standards have to be met?

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Lintels like virtually all other building products undergo rigorous testing before being available to UK and EU markets, but is there a difference between steel and concrete lintels? The generic lintel has to do a certain job and so must reach a certain level regardless of the material used, however, the properties of steel and concrete lintels are obviously different, and …