Stressline steel lintel CXHD

What lintel do I need?

Andrew ALL, Concrete Lintels, Steel Lintels 2 Comments

This is a question we get asked time and time again. It is very difficult to answer without full knowledge of the project, but we can help specify lintels and provide guidance on what lintel, be it steel or prestressed concrete, would help in the given situation. Before selecting a lintel, there are six factors that need to be discovered. …

Lintel selection a step-by-step guide

Lintel selection: A step-by-step guide

Andrew ALL, Concrete Lintels, Steel Lintels 12 Comments

With the vast array of lintels on the market, it can be tricky to know how you select the correct lintel for the correct application. It is a scary thought when you consider that choosing an incorrect lintel could result in not adhering to building regulations, excessive cost increases, and in the worst case – structural failure. This is why, …

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 …