Types of Lintel Beams
- Timber lintel
- Stone lintel
- Reinforced concrete lintel
- Brick lintel
- Reinforced brick lintel
- Steel lintel
Purposes of Lintel Beams
- To support the walls above the openings like doors, windows etc.
- To provide a safeguard of the windows and doors.
- To withstand the imposed loads coming from above bricks or block including the roofing members.
- To transfer its load to the side walls.