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SHAHBAD STONE LINTELS
 
System Components
Initial Cost Structure
 
 
 
 
Critical Factors
 
1. Thickness of stone lintel
2. Span of the opening
3. Bearing of stone lintel
4. Quality of stone
 
Tools Used
 
1.     Trowel                           5. Pans
2.     Water level tube             6. Rope
3.     Straight edge
4.     Hammer & Chisel
 
DO’S
DON’T’S
1. Stone lintels should be placed only
    after the construction of masonry upto
    lintel level
2. Thickness of stone lintel should be at
    least one tenth of span
3. Lintel should have a minimum of 30cm
    bearing on either side
 
1. Stone lintel should not be built in
    pieces
2. Stone should not be of poor tensile
    strength
3. Stone lintel should not have cracks
 
Construction Process
Place the stone lintel and apply mortar
Check the level of the lintel with water level
Lay cement mortar over the stone lintel
Place blocks over the stone lintel
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
Continue the construction above the lintel
Check the sill level using water level for place the window
 
Apply cement mortar and place the window frame in position
 
Raise the masonry on either side to the lintel level and spread mortar over the frame to place window lintel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Place stone lintel over the opening
A finished window lintel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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