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. […]

Kee-Klamp® Pipe Railing Assembly and Installation

Instructions for Use Instructions for the design of structures and for the installation and use of KEE KLAMP fittings. THE DESIGN OF STRUCTURES WITH FITTINGS Fittings are made from galvanized cast iron and are supplied, as standard, with coated and hardened steel grub screws. They are suitable for use in the construction of tubular structures […]

Robert Wagner Receives Honorary Doctor of Engineering Degree from MSOE

Robert Wagner, chairman, and CEO of The Wagner Companies was recently presented with an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). Wagner graduated from MSOE in 1964 with a degree in mechanical engineering and has been a member of the Board of Regents since 2002. After graduation, Wagner worked as […]

Key Insights For Material, Form, Function, And An Appearance That Lasts

Railings are in place to provide guidance and help prevent accidents as a life safety product. For architects, performance and safety are critical to product selection in the design phase, but you also have to “sell the image,” bringing to life the right look and feel to meet the performance and integrity of the building design […]

How To Layout An ADA Aluminum Pipe Railing

This component system, easily assembled on-site, meets all ADA guidelines for structural strength and usability. An ADA IR85KA bracket can be rotated to any angle for stairs or ramps. Smooth, continuous top rail with required grip diameter has no sharp edges or projections. Stainless steel and anodized aluminum provide long-term low maintenance. Wagner’s ADA systems […]

How to use cable hardware with wood framed railings

The drawings at this link illustrate some of the ways our cable hardware is used in wood end and corner posts. A minimum nominal 4 × 4 (3-1/2″ × 3-1/2″ actual) is recommended for any post where cable hardware is mounted.  Cables should be spaced on end posts on centers of no more than 3.125″, […]

Interna-Rail® Aluminum Pipe Railing Installation Instructions

For applications which require a sleek architectural design and finish. Use Interna-Rail Interna-Rail is uniquely designed for easy assembly and superior strength. The all mechanical assembly requires no welding and can be designed to meet any building code. Tee connection feature a threaded tubular rivet that provides a more substantial thread engagements between the bolt and […]

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 […]

Get the Most Out of Your OEM Supplier Relationship

Contract metal manufacturers play a critical outsourcing role to OEM. 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. With 58,000 job shops out there, one of the biggest challenges is determining which company […]

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. This 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 […]

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

 

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