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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, […]

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, […]

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. […]

Who Really Uses Speed Rail Fittings?

Whether you’re designing a playground, handrail, queue rail, material handling card, or railing around the Space Shuttle launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center, Speed-Rail® produces a mechanical fitting system to meet your needs. Speed-Rail Fittings are the standard in a broad range of industries and they are made in the USA. Consider some of […]

Meeting Market Demand for Customized Architectural Railing Systems

As the architectural community continues to push new limits for customization in design, suppliers must deliver solutions that meet market demand. While there is increased demand for customized solutions, it’s important to note that human comfort, aesthetics and visual appeal of the built environment remain a key requirement. Balustrades, along with hand and guard railing […]

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 — […]

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 […]

The 5 Worst Railings I’ve Seen

1. Making repairs in the field can be hard and duct tape is the cure-all for just about anything. But, maybe not for a handrail. 2. Sorry, but this likely will not be accepted by the OSHA inspector. 3. Somebody really likes their miter saw. 4. Railing seems fine, but perhaps it should have been located […]

Tube and Pipe Flanges for Railings

Tube and pipe flanges from The Wagner Companies are produced in aluminum, steel, brass, muntz and stainless steel. They are supplied with different hole configurations and offered with or without set screws. They are stocked with a mill finish, however, special finishes and hole configurations can be provided upon special request. Wagner tube and pipe flanges […]

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