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Why Sweeps are The Best!

Custom Sweeps and Bends In the world of handrail, sweeps describe elbows that bend in both a horizontal and a vertical plane. They are very useful for railings when transitioning from one flight of stairs to the next. We produce formed and mandrel bent radius elbows from pipe and tube. We can provide them in steel, […]

Introduction to Accessibility Standards and the ADA

There are two primary references that have been used throughout the country in relation to accessibility: ICC/ANSI A117.1, Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities and The Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG). ANSI A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities. Created and published by the Council of American Building Officials (CABO) – ANSI A117.1 […]

Why Mom Was Right About Railings

Momma Said: Don’t take a bath when there’s a thunderstorm Always wear clean underwear. Drink lots of water Think good thoughts And Most Importantly: And when it comes to railing, we’re the guys. Building on a 165-year legacy, Wagner is the go-to resource for contract metal fabricating and architectural aluminum & metal railing expertise. More […]

Installation of Brass and Stainless Tube Handrail

How To Install Handrail Required Tools: Electric Drill/Electric Screwdriver Hack Saw/Cut Off Saw Phillips Screwdriver File Channel Lock Pliers PLAN Measure your staircase where you will be installing your Handrail. Make a simple sketch of your Handrail. The materials needed include Tubing, Handrail Brackets, Finials, Wall Returns, or End Caps. You may also need Tube Splices, […]

Building Codes for Handrail and Guard Railings

Prior to using any railing products, it is incumbent on designers, fabricators and installers to make themselves familiar with local building codes that apply to their applications. Most municipalities and local code bodies do not write code — they adopt codes prepared by various code bodies. Historically, model codes were prepared by code bodies such […]

Railing Extension Requirements

Railing Extensions for Ramp Rails Ramp handrails extend horizontally above the landing for 12 inches minimum beyond the top and bottom of the ramp runs. Railing Extensions on Stairs Top Extension on Stairs – Handrails extend horizontally above the landing for 12 inches minimum beginning directly above first riser nosing. Handrails extend horizontally above the […]

Clarifying Handrail Bracket Clearance

Required clearance between a handrail and other building elements continues to confound and confuse. Here’s a quick review of where present codes now stand. The 1992 Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) stated that there was to be an absolute dimension of 1-1/2″ between a handrail and a wall. This was actually a “grab […]

Why Hollywood Can’t Get Railing Right

As part of a film or television program’s pre-production, “location scouts” are tasked with finding a suitable place or “location” outside of a studio that meets the scenery requirements of a particular scene. As part of that process, the location scout is concerned with the overall aesthetic, cost, and practical logistics of the location — […]

The Complete Beginner’s Guide To Metal Railings

When it comes to railings, there are times where a simple wood railing will suffice but metal railings are an excellent solution for your home and business. Here are the basic things you need to know. Material You have several options when choosing which metal you would like to use for your metal railing — […]

PanelGrip® Fits Perfectly in Airport Terminals

Dry Glaze Railing Solution Speeds Installation at World’s Busiest Airport Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta is the busiest passenger airport terminals in the world, with 2,500 arrivals and departures and serving an astounding 250,000 passengers daily. So when Stainless Fabricators Inc. won the bid to install railings at the facility’s brand new international terminal, it represented […]

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