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Kee Klamp® Technical Specifications

The Kee Klamp Fitting The simple but effective engineering principle of the Kee Klamp Fitting is the foundation of the most versatile pipe connection system available. There are many variations of fittings to suit wide-ranging applications, providing the versatility to achieve virtually any structural configuration. Kee Klamp fittings are generally made from cast iron* and […]

Should I Still Be Concerned About ANSI A117.1?

Published by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), ANSI A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities provides standards used for the specification and construction of accessible facilities. But what should you use today for creating an accessible facility? The Americans With Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design (ADASAD) or ANSI A117.1? Let’s take a look at […]

Old Milwaukee Lives, Dies in Adolph’s Little Red Book

Article that appeared in the Sunday, September 28, 1941 edition of the Milwaukee Journal. By GORDON RANDOLPH Of The Journal Staff   He sits there expectantly, a smile beaming on his round, ruddy face. The man who keeps a red book of death. He also raises blue kohlrabis, strawberries, currants, raspberries and tomatoes. Goateed and […]

Happy Spring!

Wisconsin winters can be long and cold. While this past winter has been relatively mild, we still are very happy to see Spring arrive. So take a minute and smell the flowers. Happy Spring!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

May the leprechauns be near you, To spread luck along your way. And may all the Irish angels, Smile upon you St. Patrick’s Day.  

Is a Top Railing Required For Glass Railing — Update

Is a top railing required for glass railing? If it is monolithic tempered glass, the simple answer is “yes,” according to the International Code Council. (The 2015 International Building Code has added an exception that permits the elimination of a top rail if laminated, tempered glass is used and it is approved by the local […]

Happy Pi Day

It’s Pi Day! You may ask, “What does that have to do with railing?” The number π is a mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, commonly approximated as 3.14159. It has been represented by the Greek letter “π” since the mid-18th century, though it is also sometimes spelled out as […]

It’s Celebrate Your Name Week

Here are some ways to celebrate, courtesy of namesuniverse. Put together a display — be creative! Perhaps utilize the display case at a local library, church, school, etc. At a library, a display of books — fiction and nonfiction — with name themes would be good; at a church, names relevant to its teachings would be […]

Update to OSHA Requirements for Fall Protection

OSHA has updated their general requirements for Section 1910.29: Fall Protection Systems and Falling Object Protection — Criteria and Practices. The most significant change is noted in Section 1910.29(f)(2) which now notes “Finger clearance. The minimum clearance between handrail and any other object is 2.25 inches (5.7 cm).” This is in keeping with requirements of NFPA […]

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