Author: Wagner

Are You Aware of the Load Requirements for your Railing Installations?

 A Deeper Look at Structural Requirements for Handrails and Guards Fabricators installing railing systems need to meet structural requirements and ensure compliance. This is becoming a bigger issue since imports don’t always meet the same requirements. This is all the more important with trends towards the use of heavier glass and less metal. With the […]

A Look Beneath the Surface at Railing Selection

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 […]

Let the Light in with Glass

Four strategies for overcoming obstacles keeping you from getting the most out of glass railing systems Everywhere you look today, architects are leveraging glass for daylighting purposes of allowing the right amount of light in a building. But while much of the attention centers on the façade, interior spaces leveraging glass are just as critical […]

A Practical Guide to Selecting the Right Building Code for Glass Railing Installations

Determining the most reasonable code to go by for virtually any given glass railing project requires bearing in mind maximum safety, liability, expenses and a variety of additional factors. Contributing to the problem are the latest changes to the International Building Code, which altered certain specifications for glass railings and influenced local code modifications. Codes […]

Critical Considerations: Selection of Pipe & Tube Bending Services

Pipe and tube bending services continue to be in high demand in an increasingly competitive custom metal fabrication market. Finding a reliable source for quality precision tube bends, delivered on time, while meeting ever tightening lead time expectations is a daunting task. You will need a versatile, value-focused partner, not just a supplier, to serve […]

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 […]

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 […]

Illuminated Railings for Dramatic Aesthetics While Meeting Safety Requirements

And What You Stand to Gain with A Partner Experienced in Lighting and Railings Many factors define a successful product. For railing systems, life safety, code compliance, and aesthetics rise to the top. Illuminated hand rail is steadily increasing in building and site design following dramatic growth in small form factor LED fixtures and continual […]

Challenging the Perceptions of Using Tempered-Laminated Glass

Why Leveraging the Stronger and Safer Glass Railing Solution Shouldn’t Stand in Your Way – From Design to Installation Using Tempered-Laminated Glass In 2015, the International Building Code (IBC) was updated to reflect new safety standards. One of the principal changes required fully tempered or heat strengthened laminated glass. IBC 2015 is where all architects, […]

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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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