Lintel Durability - you do the maths

There are several British Standards relevant to lintel specification but none gives a difinitive guide to calculating lintel service life. 
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Only post-galvanising guarantees compliance with British Standards governing lintels and their durability

It is the task of the structural engineer to validate the structural performance of a lintel, including the durability features that determine lifespan. But too few recognise that only post-galvanising will guarantee modern lifespan requirements in compliance with key standards BS EN845-2:2003 and BS 7543:2003.
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Superlintels Steel Lintels Hard Landscaping, access covers, tree surrounds, drainage gratings Industrial & Utility ducting systems and access covers

The Jones Of Oswestry web site contains the very highest design support in all sectors of the construction industry. Specifically the structural steel lintel, bespoke steel lintels and special steel lintels sectors with our Superlintel range and which details the required galvanised coating weights required to achieve variable and sustainable building component life when considering geographical corrosivity against the zinc millennium map.

Designers are guided through the revised requirements of BS 7543 and EN 845-2 by load span tables and variable building design life requirements.

DuragalvHard landscape metalwork products include access covers, linear drainage gratings and recessed tree surrounds all of which are protected by Jones Duragalv coating to ensure they meet their minimum whole life cost.

All pavement products are stringently designed to meet the minimum access for all policies of public domain in respect specifically to the disability discrimination act ( DDA ).

Jones access covers within the utilities sector include due consideration to project aesthetics (block pavior infill) and operator safety with manual handling in mind.

We also design and manufacture innovative street furniture ranges including seating systems, litter bins and modular planters. Eco Chute is our latest on-street recycling system, which provides segregated collection of recyclable litter.

We also offer an extensive design to supply and installation service to DDA ramps.

All manner of standard and bespoke products can be accommodated by our extensive in-house design facility.