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Are You Aware of the Load Requirements for your Railing Installations?

 A Deeper Look at Structural Requirements for Handrails and Guards Fabricators installing railing systems need to meet structural requirements and ensure compliance, which is becoming a bigger issue since imports don’t always meet the same requirements. This is all the more important with trends towards the use of heavier glass and less metal. With the […]

Get the Most Out of Your Supplier Relationship

A Good OEM Partnered with a Good Supplier Provides Value for All Involved Contract metal manufacturers play a critical outsourcing role to OEMs from materials management, to assistance with design and testing, to order fulfillment and logistics. You have a choice to make when finding a supplier for their OEM parts and services. But with […]

Railing Systems Light the Way: The Aesthetics and Safety Benefits of Lighted Railing Systems

The practical and aesthetic benefits for considering lighted railing systems More and more you see the demand for growing safety measures involving better lighting inside and out. It’s more present for outdoor recreation walking surfaces such as pathways, trails, or bridges, and interior walking spaces like in theaters or museums. Architecturally, it brings a strong […]

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Seek “True” Added Value in Contract Metal Processing

An essential strategy for maximizing manufacturing profitability is to partner with a versatile, outside resource that directly contributes to improving your bottom line. Providing a variety of skills that go beyond making parts “to-print” can save a project time and money. Yet, there is a significant lack of understanding and application of this strategy across […]

Are Code Requirements Required for Non-Required Railings?

The answer is “yes.” And “no.” First, let me explain what I’m talking about. For example, the I-codes require that if you have a drop of 30 inches a guard is required. That guard is required to be a minimum 42 inches high (36 inches in the International Residential Code) with no opening large enough […]

Shedding Light on the Benefits of Illuminated Railing Systems

Gone are the days when architects must decide between aesthetics, cost, code compliance and functionality when choosing an architectural railing system. As LED lighting continues to become integrated into other systems, manufacturers are now able to produce illuminated railings –incorporating LED lights in both linear and point-source configurations – to provide a wide range of […]

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LEGATO RAILING COLLECTION

Straightforward installation and the ability to customize your look.

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Lighted Railing Installation

Installation instructions for Lumenrail®

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Cable Railing Installation

Learn about Ultra-tec® cable cutting, swaging measurements and how to install cable railing.

 

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