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Al13 Aluminum Railing

Pre-welded Al13 Aluminum Railing with superior performance in stregth and safety.

(Shown: Al13 Traditional panel with 3" post, 3" ball caps and a Colonial Flat Accent Top Rail)

Aluminum Made. Fortress™ Durable.

Fortress™ Railing Products Al13 is an innovative, first of its kind, fully pre-welded aluminum railing system. Distinctly different from aluminum kits, Fortress™ Railing Products Al13 is attractive and easy to install with its simple bracket systems. It also has superior performance in strength and safety, which is a unique benefit to a pre-welded system. Quality welding and premium powder coating create a virtually maintenance free system designed for use in a variety of environments.

Features & Benefits

  • Pre-welded panels with patent-pending bracket system
  • Distinctly different from the traditional aluminum kits
  • Quick and easy installation
  • 100% recyclable
  • Superior performance in strength and safety
  • Use with wood, composite, vinyl or Fortress™ Railing Products Aluminum posts
  • Tested in accordance with AC273, NBCC, OBC, ABC, and BCBC

Virtually Maintenance Free

Virtually maintenance free and lightweight. Great for coastal climates and extreme weather conditions. Fortress™ Railing Products enhanced the Aluminum with our FortressShield coating technology, the same process used in the Automotive Industry. Code Tested & Weather approved.

Premium Finish

Fortress™ Railing Products Aluminum Railing is available in 3 premium textured finishes to provide you with even more ways to customize your railing to your unique design aesthetic. And these finishes offer more than just style—each one is engineered to withstand the elements.

Gloss Black

White

Black Sand

Code Testing

Fortress™ Railing Products is committed to rigorous, continual code testing, so you can feel secure that your railing will withstand the toughest elements.

Type IRC IBC NBCC OBC ABC BCBC
Al13 Traditional Railing With Evolve Internal Brackets and Al13 Posts  
Al13 Traditional Railing With Evolve Internal Brackets and Wood Posts  
Al13 Traditional Railing With Evolve External Brackets and Al13 Posts
Al13 Traditional Railing With Evolve Internal Brackets and Wood Posts
Al13 Traditional Railing With Evolve P2 Brackets and Al13 Posts
Al13 Traditional Railing With Evolve P2 Brackets and Wood Posts
Al13 Aluminum Post Stand-Alone Posts Test (200 lb force)


It is the responsibility of the installer to meet all code and safety requirements, and to obtain all required documentation for building permits. The deck and railing installer should determine and implement appropriate installation techniques for each installation situation. The installer should ensure all testing documentation satisfactorily complies with the local authority having jurisdiction. The Fortress Company, Fortress Railing Products nor its distributors shall be held liable for improper or unsafe installations.

ICC — International Code Council
AC273 — Acceptance Criteria for Handrails and Guards (Railing)
USA
IRC (International Residential Code) — Single Family 1&2 Story Dwelling (ICC-ES AC273)
IBC (International building code) — All-Use Groups (Commercial / Multi-Family) (ICC-ES AC273)
Canada
OBC (Ontario Building Code) — Guards serving not more than 2 Dwelling Units
ABC (Alberta Building Code) — Guards serving not more than 2 Dwelling Units
NBCC (National Building Code of Canada) — Guards serving not more than 2 Dwelling Units
BCBC (Building Code of British Columbia) — Guards serving not more than 2 Dwelling Units