For construction professionals who install structural building products, chances are you’ve already heard of concrete lintels. There are many good reasons why construction professionals choose concrete lentils as opposed to steel. You don’t need to look far and wide to get to the bottom of why this concrete slab design is growing in popularity in South Africa.
Perhaps one of the biggest and most obvious reasons behind the popularity of concrete lintels is a financial one. Concrete is a commodity. Because of this, concrete lintels will usually run less expensive to produce than a steel version. When buying and using lintels, we encourage you to form a greater understanding of load values in order to ensure you are working with the correct material for your construction project.
High Strength and Pre-Stressed Concrete Lintels Offer Incredible Support
A high strength pre-stressed concrete lintel offers unmatched support and strength. Keep in mind to also consider the load span tables of the lintels, and to speak to your manufacturer about your specific needs when choosing your concrete slab design.
Another reason behind the incredible popularity of concrete lentils is that it offers superior thermal properties. In many instances, concrete lentils can even entirely eliminate the need for cold bridging. What’s more, concrete lentils can also be cut on site so as to allow the installation team to manipulate the lintel to their specific purpose.
Choose Royal Concrete for Cutting Edge Concrete Lentils in South Africa
Bringing more than 30 years’ experience in the manufacturing and design of state-of-the-art concrete lentils, we continue to set the standards for excellence in the concrete slab design sector in South Africa. When you work with us, you get to tap into our unmatched experience, and let it work for you.
Our team is at hand to answer any questions you may have, and to provide you with all the information needed to make a fully informed purchase decision. To learn more about our services, products and solutions, and for the expert advice and insights needed to make an informed decision, speak to us today. We look forward to hearing from you.