Author: Tony Leto

Do I Need a Handrail For 3 Steps?

Stairs are a major source of injury in the home. The question often arises as to how many steps require a handrail? Where’s the handrail? Stairways have been around for thousands of years. They are the simplest means of dealing with changes in elevation. And most likely, bathmophobia – the fear of falling down stairs […]

Lumenpost™ Cast Stainless Steel Enclosure For Lumenrail Systems

Lumenpost, cast driver enclosure body was designed with features for ease of installation, service convenience and compliance based structural integrity. Our enclosure is integrated into a standard 1.90” diameter, schedule 40 post for aesthetic uniformity throughout the hand rail system. Lumenpost™ was created to endure harsh environmental conditions and vandal abuse using the included, single, […]

Lumenlinear™ Lumenrail LED Lighted Railing Systems

Beauty, Safety, Appearance Lumenlinear is a state-of-the-art low-voltage LED light fixture that provides exceptional lighting performance to enhance any stairway, ramp, or walkway application. Its unmatched fixture performance allows for truly spectacular installations and provides an effective Lumenrail® solution for any lighting design challenge. Its soft light provides ample illumination for safety and ambiance without the […]

Bantam™ Surface Mount LED Fixture for Railing Systems

BANTAM™ Another Lumenrail® component for Life Safety and Light. Bantam™ post mount luminaire is designed for wall grazing and pathway illumination with mounting options for railings, walls, decks, and entry structures. Superior harsh environment protection and vandal resistance are combined with a simple field or factory prepared installation using included 316 stainless steel hardware. The […]

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 Lit Railing

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. LED-lit […]

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 […]

Do and Don’ts for Cleaning Stainless Steel

Cleaning of Stainless Steel Stainless steel needs to be cleaned for aesthetic look and to preserve corrosion resistance.  It is protected from corrosion by a think layer of chromium oxide. When oxygen from the atmosphere combines with chromium in the stainless steel forms a passive chromium oxide film which protects from further corrosion.  Any contamination […]

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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