Types and Purpose of Lintel Beams

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


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