Preparing Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel Surfaces for Painting or Powder Coating

This article was written by By Kimberlie J. Dunham, M.S. You can download it at http://www.galvanizeit.org/images/uploads/articles/paintprep.pdf For years, protecting steel from corrosion typically involved either the use of hot-dip galvanizing or some type of paint system. However, more and more specialists are utilizing a combination of both methods of protection in what is commonly referred to […]

Website Links To Sites of Interest

Useful Websites AAC — Aluminum Anodizers Council ABANA — The Artist-Blacksmith’s Association of North America ADA — Department of Justice Americans With Disabilities Act home page Access Board — U.S. Government Agency which oversees and interprets the ADA Accessibility Guidelines AIA — American Institute of Architects AISE — Association of Iron and Steel Engineers AISI […]

Interna-Rail — Aluminum Pipe Railing System

INTERNA-RAIL®: Interna-Rail is uniquely designed for easy assembly and superior strength. The all-mechanical assembly requires no welding. TEE CONNECTIONS: Interna-Rail’s tee connections feature a threaded, tubular rivet that provides a more substantial thread engagement between the bolt and post. SPLICE CONNECTIONS: Splice connections make use of a set screw that tightens through the pipe wall […]

Choosing the Right Cable

Cable Construction Wagner offers cable in five different diameters 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 1×19 construction, type 316 stainless steel strand (cable). Other constructions can be […]

Antique Catalogs

Recently, I was searching for some antique J.G. Braun catalogs on our website when I found that there were old J.G. Braun catalogs posted for sale on other sites for some significant dollars. I guess we’re sitting on a gold mine here in our storage area. J.G. Braun’s God Practice for Ornamental Iron Work J.G. […]

Environmental Sustainability – Recycled Content and Recyclability

The Wagner Companies – an ISO 9001:2015 Certified company – has been in the metal business since 1850. “As a fourth-generation, family-operated organization, tracing its roots in metalworking in Milwaukee to 1850, R & B Wagner understands that sustainability is a never-ending journey. The Wagner family has both the opportunity and responsibility to contribute to […]

I-Codes Code Adoption Map

The I-Codes are “model” codes created by the International Code Council. They are published on a 3-year cycle. As model codes, local codes need to adopt the code. Therefore there is often a disconnect between the current version of the I-Codes and the current codes being applied in your jurisdiction. For more information contact us. […]

The Curse of Being in the Railing Business

So I’m sitting on the couch watching the World Series last night (Go Cubs!) and I see this during a commercial. I was taken aback. Do you see what I see? Probably not, unless, like me, you look at railing everywhere you go. Where’s the top rail on the glass railing at the top right? […]

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