Author: Tony Leto

Where Were The Parents?

By now, you have likely seen this astonishing video of a man climbing up four floors to rescue a child dangling from a balcony in Paris. Like me, you may have wondered “Where were the parents?” Turns out, neither of them was home. The mother was out of town, and the father had gone to […]

Lumenpost™ Cast Stainless Steel Enclosure For Lumenrail Systems

Lumenpost is a cast stainless steel enclosure designed to house an LED driver for any Lumenrail® post mounted application. It provides easy installation, service convenience, and the durability to withstand harsh environments and vandal abuse. The enclosure integrates into a standard 1.90” diameter post for aesthetic uniformity throughout the handrail system. Use with Lumenpod™, Bantam™ or […]

Lumenlinear™ Lumenrail LED Lighted Railing Systems

Beauty, Safety, Appearance Lumenlinear is a state-of-the-art low-voltage LED light fixture that’s an exceptional integrated linear source to enhance any stairway or walkway. Its unmatched fixture performance allows for truly spectacular installations and provides an effective Lumenrail® solution for any lighting design challenge. Lumenlinear is a uniform and practical solution for adding beauty and light to […]

Bantam™ Surface Mount LED Fixture for Railing Systems

Designed for performance and ease of installation, our new Bantam surface-mount fixture combines point-source illumination with the flexibility for round or flat surface installations. Bantam is perfect for new or retrofit applications and meeting egress lighting compliance requirements. Its 316 stainless steel housing, IK10 rating, and tamper-resistant hardware provide durability and lasting appeal. Punctuate your […]

Lumenpod® — Compact and Elegant Point Source LED

Create code-compliant lighting layouts for your most challenging designs. Lumenpod is a compact and elegant point-source LED light that’s ideal for pathway illumination. It features a symmetric directional beam spread to address variable widths, curves and elevation challenges with asymmetric positioning.   The mechanically threaded Lumenpod luminaire has a machined chamfered edge for a flush […]

Pedestrian Walkways With Lumenrail

Common areas and pedestrian walkways have specific lighting requirements to ensure safe navigation and access in dark or lowlight conditions. These same walkways also require the use of handrails to protect, guide and assist pedestrians on ramps, landings, stairs, and balconies. Lumenrail combines these lighting and safety requirements into one seamless, illuminated, protective assembly. Lumenrail […]

Wagner Architectural Systems

Architectural Systems for Life, Safety, and Health Wagner™ Architectural Systems is a leading global provider of architectural railing systems dedicated to producing life safety and lighting products that meet the highest standards of quality, engineering and code compliance.   We work with architects, lighting designers, engineers, and contractors to deliver complete product systems, or custom engineer and […]

Don’ts for Stainless Steel

Don’t use chlorine bleach or any product containing chloride Don’t use steel wool, steel brushes, steel files or any steel cutting tools – these can leave iron particles which will rust over time and breakdown the stainless steel’s passivation layer. Don’t use abrasive cleaners Don’t use gritty, dirty or excessively hard water as it can […]

Designing A Wood Railing With Cable As An In-Fill

There are eight considerations in designing a railing with cable in-fill: Construction and location of your end post The configuration of any corners in your design Location of intermediate posts Location of additional cable supports Cable diameter to use The spacing of cables on end post Whether to cut cables and put fittings on in […]

Design Parameters and Constraints for Metal Framed Cable Railing

We will first address the issues encountered while designing a cable railing system with horizontal cables. Horizontal cables used as an in-fill is acceptable in most jurisdictions. Climbability restrictions do exist in Canada and some cities. So the first step to take is to confirm if there is a climbability restriction in your local jurisdiction. […]

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