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Lintels | Classification of lintels by material

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Classification of lintels by material

Lintel, Classification lintel material, types of  Lintel, Wooden lintel, Stone lintel, Brick lintel, Steel lintel, Reinforced concrete lintel,

Classification of lintels by material

  1. Wooden lintels
  2. Stone lintels
  3. Brick lintels
  4. Steel lintels
  5. Reinforced concrete lintels

Wooden lintels

  • In hilly areas, where timber for the construction of lintel is easily available, wooden lintels are commonly used.
  • The use of wooden lintels is very rare on account of the high cost of the material.
  • Timber if not properly ventilated, may be decay.
  • Wood standing combustible so wooden lintels back side not be recommended to fire-proof construction.
  • Some minimum intensity of the lintel should be 7.6 cm.
Lintel, Classification lintel material, types of  Lintel, Wooden lintel, Stone lintel, Brick lintel, Steel lintel, Reinforced concrete lintel,

Stone lintels

Lintel, Classification lintel material, types of  Lintel, Wooden lintel, Stone lintel, Brick lintel, Steel lintel, Reinforced concrete lintel,

Brick lintels

Lintel, Classification lintel material, types of  Lintel, Wooden lintel, Stone lintel, Brick lintel, Steel lintel, Reinforced concrete lintel,

Steel lintels


Lintel, Classification lintel material, types of  Lintel, Wooden lintel, Stone lintel, Brick lintel, Steel lintel, Reinforced concrete lintel,

Reinforced concrete lintels

  • On account of durability, strength, and fire-resisting properties, reinforced concrete lintels are very common in use.
  • They are economical and easy in construction.
  • Both can be applied for bigger spans including heavy loading conditions.
  • It is constructed with 1:2:4 cement concrete re­inforced with steel bars.
  • They may be pre-cast or cast-in-situ.
  • The amount of reinforcement depends upon the span of a lintel, width of opening & total based load to be supported by the lintel.
  • Each projection in the make of weather shed chajja can be easily taken excuse from the lintel. It should be launched the rainwater away from the wall and prevent the entry of water in the room.
Lintel, Classification lintel material, types of  Lintel, Wooden lintel, Stone lintel, Brick lintel, Steel lintel, Reinforced concrete lintel,

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