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Polishing Flow Chart for Stainless Steel Pipe and Tube

This flow chart depicts the steps required for mechanically finishing stainless steel pipe and tube. Includes #4 Brushed Satin, #4 Sanitary, #6 Brushed Satin, #7 Bright Polished, and #8 Polished. Click here to download this chart as a pdf.

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 […]

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 […]

Don’ts for Stainless Steel

                      Don’t use chlorine bleach or any product containing chloride Don’t use steel wool, steel brushes, steel files or any steel cutting tools – these can leave iron particles which will rust over time and breakdown the stainless steel’s passivation layer. Don’t use abrasive cleaners […]


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Lighted Railing Installation

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Cable Railing Installation

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