Answers to your Questions About I-beams
What is a Masonite beam?
A Masonite beam is a structurally engineered timber joist, comprised of slow-grown, high grade white wood flanges combined with OSB for the web. For more information download the I-beam tech guide.
What size I-beams do we stock?
We stock I-beams in 220mm, 240mm & 300mm depths with widths of 47mm, 60mm, 70mm & 97mm. We also stock Glulam beams at depths of 240mm and 300mm deep.
How long will my I-beam kit take to deliver?
Within a 50 mile radius of Wolverhampton we can deliver within 7 to 10 working days once a layout has been approved and payment taken.
Can I cut or notch the flanges of Masonite beams?
Under no circumstances must the flanges of joists be cut or notched. Should a flange become damaged, please contact the design office to see if a remedial detail can be provided.
Can I create holes in the web of Masonite beams?
Holes for services can be created in the web of Masonite beams. Please follow the circular and rectangular hole installation guide within the Masonite Technical guide.