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Help with lintel size

Discussion in 'Building' started by SS-ProjectBuild, 7 Sep 2020.

  1. SS-ProjectBuild

    SS-ProjectBuild

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    Hi Guys,

    going to be building up to DPC for my project this week. There will be 2 bridges for water and electric supplies to run under the blocks... what size/rating lintel will i need (assumng i need 4 lintels also)?

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    Two 100 x 65 pre-cast concrete lintels for each opening.
     
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    Thanks.... 1200 x 100 x 65 should be fine then. The openings are only small enough for a 110mm pipe.... Or you recommend a shorter length?
     
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    Beams 400 long will do, as long as there is a 100 bearing each side. In fact, if the holes are only 110+mm wide, a full block will bridge it without the need for lintels.
     
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    Cheers ill just get the 1200 amd cut them in half to get 2 600s :)
     
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