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The Curse of Being in the Railing Business

So I’m sitting on the couch watching the World Series last night (Go Cubs!) and I see this during a commercial. I was taken aback. Do you see what I see? Probably not, unless, like me, you look at railing everywhere you go. Where’s the top rail on the glass railing at the top right? […]

Do you need dimensioned PDF, CAD or JPG files of Wagner parts?

Go to shop.wagnercompanies.com and type the part number of the item you need in the search box at the top right of the page. Select the item you want an image for and then select the type of image you want from the menu at the lower right of your screen under the heading “Technical Information”. […]

How To Use Rockite for Anchoring and Patching

WARNING: Due to the expansion properties of Rockite do not use Rockite for anchoring in cement that is narrow on top such as handicapped ramps, concrete construction barriers or concrete walls. When using Rockite always leave at least 4 inches from the edge of the concrete to the hole. Use Rockite, for Anchoring: Bolts – […]

Polishing Flow Chart for Stainless Steel Pipe and Tube

This flow chart depicts the steps required for mechanically finishing stainless steel pipe and tube. Includes #4 Brushed Satin, #4 Sanitary, #6 Brushed Satin, #7 Bright Polished, and #8 Polished. Click here to download this chart as a pdf.

Building Code Comparison Chart

Guardrail Location Requirements IRC — 30″ above floor or grade below on open-sided walking surfaces. — On open sides of stairs with a total riser of more than 30″ above the floor or grade below. IBC — 30″ above floor or grade below on open-sided walking surfaces, mezzanines, industrial equipment platforms, stairways, ramps and landings. […]

The Survey Says . . .

At Wagner, we have always felt that our customer service, product quality, and delivery were appreciated by our customers. We’ve even made it part of our mission statement: Best Customer Experience: Best People, Best Product, Best Performance. But we didn’t know how much it was appreciated until now. We recently completed a survey of our […]

Lumenrail Delivers Aesthetically Pleasing, Energy Saving Solution

  As published in Metal Architecture Magazine   Lumenrail delivers aesthetically pleasing, energy-saving solution to Las Vegas Nature Center The Clark County Wetlands Park in Las Vegas provides lush habitats for hundreds of animal and plant species while also improving the quality of the area’s water supply. The park offers award-winning programs to teach youth and adults […]

Choosing the Right Cable for Your Cable Railing

The Wagner Companies offers cable in five diferent diameters for our Cable Railing System: 1/8″, 3/16″, 1/4″, 5/16″, and 3/8″. For cable railings, you want to use a cable that is as rigid as possible and does not stretch. For most applications, we recommend 1 x 19 construction, type 316 stainless steel strand (cable). Other […]

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