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Medical Facility Safety Lighted Handrails

Is It Safe? In a hectic medical facility, nothing matters more than safety. But, staff and visitors often have more immediate and pressing concerns. Imagine the fallout of these common situations: A nurse rushes to relieve her co-worker and loses his/her footing on a back stairway. A patient is bringing themselves to the emergency room. […]

Do I Need a Handrail For 3 Steps?

Do I Need Stairs? Stairs are a major source of injury in the home. The question often arises as to how many steps require a handrail? Where’s the handrail? Stairways have been around for thousands of years. They are the simplest means of dealing with changes in elevation. And most likely, bathmophobia – the fear […]

A Germ Season Guide to Cleaning Metal Railings

A spotless metal railing protects the public in more ways than one. As much as our handrail products are designed to make life safer, some people avoid touching them altogether. Why? Because of germs. We don’t always like to think about all of the bacteria-laden hands that may have touched a railing before we did. […]

Trends in Airport Handrailing Systems

Airports of are often the first places we see new trends in modernity, and handrailing systems are no exception. Styles have changed with handrail panels becoming more transparent to create the illusion of space, and giving a more modern feel to these aging pieces of infrastructure. Let the light in with a no-post design and […]

Building Code Tips and Trends for Architectural Railing Projects

Wagner experts address common code compliance questions When it comes to life safety, there are no shortcuts. The following Q & A advice comes from Wagner’s team of building code experts for architectural railing projects. Question:  What are the 2018 building code trends?  Answer:  The codes are updated on a three-year cycle based upon a review […]

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 […]

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 […]

Are Code Requirements Required for Non-Required Railings?

The answer is “yes.” And “no.” First, let me explain what I’m talking about. For example, the I-codes require that if you have a drop of 30 inches a guard is required. That guard is required to be a minimum 42 inches high (36 inches in the International Residential Code) with no opening large enough […]

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, […]

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