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Mechanical Galvanized End Caps and Post Caps

Wagner is pleased to announce that we have enhanced the corrosion resistance associated with our drive-on end caps and pressed post caps by using pre-galvanized steel or a mechanical galvanizing process. The following items will be included as part of this process change: Type A Drive-on End Caps Part # Description G3211 Mechanical Galvanized, Drive-on, […]

How to Clean and Maintain Structural Glass in Glass Railing

The name self-cleaning can be misleading and therefore irrespective of how you treat the glass it will still actually require cleaning and maintenance. So, what is self-cleaning glass, and what types of self-cleaning glass are there? Well I would divide this area into two categories, two distinctively different approaches to the same problem 1) Glass […]

Wagner has been a Milwaukee Manufacturer since 1955

Wagner’s success formula? Best People + Best Product + Best Performance = over 60 years of meeting customer needs in the Architectural Metal and OEM world. Check out our quick video! Building on a 165-year legacy, Wagner is the go-to resource for metal fabricating and architectural railing expertise. More than just a manufacturer and worldwide supplier, […]

Seek “True” Added Value in Contract Metal Processing

An essential strategy for maximizing manufacturing profitability is to partner with a versatile, outside resource that directly contributes to improving your bottom line. Providing a variety of skills that go beyond making parts “to-print” can save a project time and money. Yet, there is a significant lack of understanding and application of this strategy across […]

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 […]

Shedding Light on the Benefits of Illuminated Railing Systems

Gone are the days when architects must decide between aesthetics, cost, code compliance and functionality when choosing an architectural railing system. As LED lighting continues to become integrated into other systems, manufacturers are now able to produce illuminated railings –incorporating LED lights in both linear and point-source configurations – to provide a wide range of […]

New Year — New President

With the new year at Wagner, we would also like to announce that we have a new president — Michael Dover. Dover joined the executive team this past December. He assumes the position previously held by Rick Kettler who retired after an 18-year career with the company and a nine-year tenure as president. Bob Wagner […]

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 […]

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