Wagner Architectural Systems

Architectural Systems for Life, Safety, and Health Wagner™ Architectural Systems is a leading global provider of architectural railing systems dedicated to producing life safety and lighting products that meet the highest standards of quality, engineering and code compliance.   We work with architects, lighting designers, engineers, and contractors to deliver complete product systems, or custom engineer and […]

Wagner Introduces High-Performing Lumenpod®28

The Newest Life Safety Innovation in Architectural Rail Lighting We’re excited to bring the new Lumenpod®28 to market! It offers the next evolution of point source architectural rail lighting. Designed for pathway illumination, it’s available in symmetric and asymmetric output versions and is produced using the latest LED technology and manufacturing techniques. With Lumenpod 28, […]

Do and Don’ts for Cleaning Stainless Steel

Cleaning of Stainless Steel Stainless steel needs to be cleaned for aesthetic look and to preserve corrosion resistance.  It is protected from corrosion by a think layer of chromium oxide. When oxygen from the atmosphere combines with chromium in the stainless steel forms a passive chromium oxide film which protects from further corrosion.  Any contamination […]

Designing A Wood Railing With Cable As An In-Fill

There are eight considerations in designing a railing with cable in-fill: Construction and location of your end post The configuration of any corners in your design Location of intermediate posts Location of additional cable supports Cable diameter to use The spacing of cables on end post Whether to cut cables and put fittings on in […]

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″, […]

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