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Structural Information Related to Interna-Rail® Aluminum Railing

INTERNA-RAIL®: Interna-Rail is uniquely designed for easy assembly and superior strength. The all-mechanical assembly requires no welding. TEE CONNECTIONS: Interna-Rail’s tee connections feature a threaded, tubular rivet that provides a more substantial thread engagement between the bolt and post. SPLICE CONNECTIONS: Splice connections make use of a set screw that tightens through the pipe wall […]

Choosing the Right Cable for Your Cable Railing

The Wagner Companies offers cable in five diferent diameters for our Cable Railing System: 1/8″, 3/16″, 1/4″, 5/16″, and 3/8″. For cable railings, you want to use a cable that is as rigid as possible and does not stretch. For most applications, we recommend 1 x 19 construction, type 316 stainless steel strand (cable). Other […]

Handrail Return Requirements

Handrail extensions must return to a wall, itself or the walking surface. Note: While it is a common practice to leave a gap between a wall return and the wall, some inspectors have rejected this as they consider it a return toward the wall and not a return to the wall.    

A Quick Introduction to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

The NFPA is a global organization devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. The association delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards. There are two NFPA documents which may apply to your application – NFPA 5000: Building Construction and Safety Code […]

Quick Introduction to The International Code Council

Most municipalities and local code bodies do not write code – they adopt model codes prepared by various code bodies. Historically, model codes were prepared by code bodies such as Building Officials Code Administrators International, Inc. (BOCA) – the National Building Code (NBC); Southern Building Code Congress International (SBCCI) – the Southern Building Code (SBC); […]

Exciting New Developments in our Cable Railing Offering

We are pleased to announce two exciting new developments within the Wagner Companies cable rail offering which will make cable railing projects easier and more economical going forward. Intermediate Post Spacing Increased to 48” Required tension on cable reduced to 225 lbs. Intermediate posts/supports can now be spaced up to a maximum of 48” apart […]

What Is “The Ladder Effect”?

The 2000 International Residential Code (IRC) states that guardrails . . . shall not be constructed with horizontal members or other ornamental pattern that results in a ladder effect. It has never been in the International Building Code (IBC). This was removed in the 2001 code cycle and was published in the 2001 IRC supplement. […]

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 […]

OSHA Railing Requirements

Warning: If you think OSHA is a small town in Wisconsin, you’re in trouble The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is part of the U.S. Department of Labor. OSHA railing requirements are put forward in their “1910.23 Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes”. OSHA generally applies to areas not open to the public and […]

Lumenrail Light Stick vs. a Baseball Bat

Ever wonder how Wagner’s Lumenrail would stand up to a baseball bat? Now you know.   Our Lumenrail illuminated handrail system uses solid state LED technology to achieve fabulous lighting performance in a minimal form factor.  Illuminated handrail is the perfect platform to deliver primary or supplemental lighting to your space, often eliminating the need […]

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LEGATO RAILING COLLECTION

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Lighted Railing Installation

Installation instructions for Lumenrail®

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Cable Railing Installation

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

 

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