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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 […]

New Lumenrail Brochure

View or download the newest Lumenrail Brochure from Wagner. Common areas and pedestrian walkways have specific lighting requirements to ensure safe navigation and access in dark or low-light conditions. These same walkways also require the use of handrails to protect, guide and assist pedestrians on ramps, landings, stairs and balconies. Lumenrail® combines these lighting and […]

Handrail is What We do Best

Who is your “go-to” for handrail questions? April is National Inventor’s Month. We pride ourselves on our “inventiveness” and innovation is one of our core values. Interesting point though, when our new product team gets together, we somehow seem to find our way back to handrail. Whether it’s a post mounted handrail, wall mounted handrail, […]

Update to OSHA Requirements for Fall Protection

OSHA has updated their general requirements for Section 1910.29: Fall Protection Systems and Falling Object Protection — Criteria and Practices. The most significant change is noted in Section 1910.29(f)(2) which now notes “Finger clearance. The minimum clearance between handrail and any other object is 2.25 inches (5.7 cm).” This is in keeping with requirements of NFPA […]

Glass Railing Breakages in the News

In doing my presentations about building codes, I often touch on a rash of spontaneous glass breakage issues that occurred in 2010 and 2011. US Glass put out a great article covering this in their October 2011 issue. It’s worth reading if you are doing anything with glass railing. Click here to view.

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LEGATO RAILING COLLECTION

Straightforward installation and the ability to customize your look.

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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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