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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

Handrail systems utilizing Interna-Rail “in-line” fittings provide a sleek architectural finish with anodized fittings and aluminum pipe. InternaRail has the clean look of welded rail with all the benefits of a mechanical system. Interna-Rail systems can be designed to meet any building code and are constructed of anodized aluminum and stainless steel hardware for corrosion resistance. […]

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, […]

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, […]

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