Spotlight on Catnic Lintels

by scott douglas

When it comes to Steel Construction Products, particularly Steel Lintels, Catnic has a Reputation as one of the Leading UK Manufacturers and a Global Leader in Lintel Supplies.

Based in South Wales, Catnic has Manufacturing Sites across the UK, Germany and France, supplying a wide variety of Catnic Products to Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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Catnic is part of the Tata Group, one of the Worlds Largest Global Corporations with over 100 Operating Companies in Seven Industry Sectors.

They were the first manufacturers of steel lintels to be awarded the Bsi Kitemark.

Catnic also holds accreditations from the BBA, NHBC and every Lintel Manufactured by Catnic will be CCE Marked.

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Lintel Design at Catnic uses High-Quality Grade Galvanised Steel to bs en 10346 : 2015.

The Manufactured Steel used is Fully Recyclable, Lightweight, Durable and Strong and is Suitable for Heavy Duty and Extra Heavy Duty.

Catnic is committed to Sustainability.

Using the Requirements of the BES6001 means Catnic aims to achieve a Circular Economy, and Lintels Catnic UK is proud to be the only current lintels manufacturer in the UK to achieve this accreditation.

Reduce

Reuse

Recycle

Re-manufacture

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Catnic is committed to achieving ongoing improvement on environmental performance and supporting Governmental Policy.

Lintels

Catnic Lintel Products include

Cavity Wall Lintel

External Solid Wall Lintel

Eaves Lintel

Single Leaf Lintel

Timber Frames Lintel

Internal Solid Wall Lintel

The Catnic Lintel is instantly recognisable with its Distinguished Black Duplex Corrosion Protection.

The Key Features of a Catnic Lintel include a Built in plaster key and dpc

Catnic Lintels are designed for a number of Applications including Roof Loads and Floor Load Applications.

Popular Catnic Lintel Varieties include the Cavity Wall Lintel.

Cavity Wall Lintel

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Lintels designed for Cavity Wall Construction include Standard Duty | Heavy Duty and Extra Heavy Duty Lintel.

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Cavity Wall Construction

Cavity Walls are constructed using two walls, an inner leaf and an outer leaf.

A Cavity Wall Lintel is used on the Cavity Wall and is placed on a Thick Mortar Bed on the Inner Leaf and Outer Leaf.

A Catnic Cavity Wall Lintel will include many benefits, including a built in plaster key and duplex corrosion protection.

The Cavity Wall Range is available on our Website, and our Technical Team Services can help with any Construction Project Questions.

Catnic Solid Wall Lintels 

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This popular Range includes the Catnic CN81B Standard Duty Lintel and the Catnic CN71A Standard Duty Lintel.

Lintels are also available in this range in Heavy Duty and Extra Heavy Duty, including Catnic CCS Lintel and CN81C Lintel.

Solid Wall Lintels by Catnic tend to have a Box Profile and can be coursed suitable for masonry units.

Box Profile Lintels are suitable for carrying Wet Masonry Loads.

Catnic Timber Frame Lintels 

Timber Frame Lintels are available in Standard Duty, have a Sloping Face and come with Restraint Clips for Installation.

Categories of Timber Lintels are available in different sizes with Catnic Key Features and are Easy to Install.

Catnic Lintel Selection 

Ensuring you select the correct lintel for your project is essential.

Catnic offer a Lintel Selector, and our Lintels Technical Team can Help with Specification Questions.

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Lintel Installation Guidance Summarised 

Ensure Wall Dimensions are Correct

Ensure Masonry overhang does not exceed 25mm

Masonry above Lintel should be allowed to cure before applying Floor or Roof Loads

Ensure Lintel is bedded on Mortar

Ensure no more than half SWL is carried by the outer leaf, where the lintel carries an external cavity wall.

Install a Separate DPC in severely exposed conditions

Ensure point loads are not applied directly to the flanges of the lintel

Consider the use of soffit cladding for coastal areas

Locate Window/Door Frame so that the Drip on the Lintel projects forward on the Frame

Ensure Brick Work at End Bearing Point is not Damaged

Correct Installation of your Catnic is critical to its performance

Wade Building Supplies have a Technical Team who can help with Selection and Installation Questions.

Catnic Delivers on Structural Performance | Thermal Regulations | Fire Testing and Damp Proof Course.

In addition to Lintels Catnic also offer a Custom Service including Arched Lintels | Curved Lintels | Corner Lintels | Gothic Lintels | Bay Lintels | Venetian Lintels | Bulls Eye Lintels

These will not be available in our Website Shop. As an Approved Catnic Distributor, Our Technicians are Happy to Discuss your Requirements and Place Custom Orders for you.

We are also an Approved UK Distributor for Stressline, Birtley and Naylor.

Browse our Store for Product Information and Help and Advice.

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