Author: Tony Leto

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 […]

How To Layout An ADA Aluminum Pipe Railing

This component system, easily assembled on-site, meets all ADA guidelines for structural strength and usability. An ADA IR85KA bracket can be rotated to any angle for stairs or ramps. Smooth, continuous top rail with required grip diameter has no sharp edges or projections. Stainless steel and anodized aluminum provide long-term low maintenance. Wagner’s ADA systems […]

How to use cable hardware with wood framed railings

The drawings at this link illustrate some of the ways our cable hardware is used in wood end and corner posts. A minimum nominal 4 × 4 (3-1/2″ × 3-1/2″ actual) is recommended for any post where cable hardware is mounted.  Cables should be spaced on end posts on centers of no more than 3.125″, […]

Interna-Rail® Aluminum Pipe Railing Installation Instructions

For applications which require a sleek architectural design and finish. Use Interna-Rail Interna-Rail is uniquely designed for easy assembly and superior strength. The all mechanical assembly requires no welding and can be designed to meet any building code. Tee connection feature a threaded tubular rivet that provides a more substantial thread engagements between the bolt and […]

There’s a Doctor in the House – Bob Wagner Receives Honorary Doctorate

Bob Wagner Receives Honorary Doctorate From MSOE I was pleasantly surprised to get a text this morning from Human Resources. He sent me the photo to the left. Bob’s alma mater, the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) presented him with an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering degree today during their Winter Commencement. Bob Wagner is now “Dr. Bob”. […]

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 […]

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