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

The polishing 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. Form some polishing tips click here. Click here to download the polishing flow chart as a pdf. Building on a 165-year legacy, Wagner is […]

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

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 about the wildlife and ecology of the Las […]

Choosing the Right Cable for Your Cable Railing

The Wagner Companies offers cable in five different 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 […]

Mechanical Finish Designations

Mechanical finishes are those finishes accomplished by polishing or grinding. Here are the most common designations. #3 Finish — Also called Grinding, Roughing or Rough Grinding These finishes are coarse in nature and usually are a preliminary finish applied before manufacturing. An example would be grinding gates off of castings, deburring or removing excess weld […]

Typical Handrail Bracket Attachment

Due to structural requirements for Handrail Brackets, proper attachment is critical to assure safety. While there are other methods of attachment, what we show here are the most typical. Check with your fastener supplier regarding Epoxy Anchors and Anchors for hollow block. In hollow wall applications, Handrail Brackets must be fastened to wood studs or appropriate […]

Load Requirements for Handrail and Guard

Handrails and guards must be able to withstand a uniform load of 50 lbs/ft or a concentrated load of 200 lbs placed at the top of the handrail or guard. Infill areas must be able to withstand a load of 50 lbs / square foot. Building on a 165-year legacy, Wagner is the go-to resource […]

Guard Definition and Requirements

The following references are based on the Guard Definition as set out by the International Code Council (ICC) for the International Building Code (IBC) and International Residential Code (IRC) Guards are in place to prevent accidental falls. They are generally not required unless there is a 30″ drop – which may vary by local Authority Having […]

Handrail Return Requirements

Handrail extensions must return to a wall, itself or the walking surface. Note: While it is a common practice to leave a gap between a wall return and the wall, some inspectors have rejected this as they consider it a return toward the wall and not a return to the wall. Building on a 165-year […]

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