Al13 Key Features

Key Features

  • Pre-welded panels with patented bracket system
  • Distinctly different from traditional aluminum kits
  • Quick and easy installation
  • 100% recyclable
  • Superior performance in strength and safety
  • Use with wood, composite, vinyl or Fortress aluminum posts
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Premium Finish

Fortress Al13 commercial and residential aluminum railing is available in 3 premium 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 also engineered to withstand the elements.

Gloss Black


Black Sand


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Traditional Level

34" (864mm) | 40" (1016mm)

6' (Actual 69"/1753mm)
8' (Actual 93"/2362mm)


Traditional Adjustable Stair

34" (864mm) | 40" (1016mm)

6' (Actual 69"/1753mm)
8' (Actual 93.5"/2375mm)



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Post Base Cover

Post Base Cover included in Post Box with 39.5", 45.5", and 55" Surface Mount Posts

Post base cover


3" x 39.5" (1003mm)
Goes with 34" railing panel

3" x 45.5" (1156mm)
Goes with 40" railing panel or 34" Railing panel when using Accent Top Panels

3" x 55" (1397mm)
Goes with stair panel when a taller post is needed due to the angle of the stairs


Brackets- Patent Pending

Evolve Brackets

Hidden Fasteners

External (Level) Patented

External Large only use when installing an Accent Top Panel - (Level)


Angle used for Miter applications

Low Profile Fasteners

Panel Accessories

Colonial Flat Accent Top Rail

8’ - Actual 93.5" (2375mm)

Accent Top Rail

Accent Top Panel

8' Ring Top - Actual 93" (2362mm) x 5" (127mm)

8' Circle Top - Actual 93" (2362mm) x 5" (127mm)

8' 3 Rail - Actual 93" (2362mm) x 5" (127mm)

Cap Rail Clip

Wood screws included 28" (711mm) spacing recommended

Accent Top Rail

Post Accessories


without lighting capability

Flat Pyramid Cap - 3"
Ball Cap - 3"

Accent Top Rail

Traditional Gate

34" (864mm) | 40" (1016mm)

34.5" (876mm)


Gate Uprights

34" (864mm) | 40" (1016mm)

Maximum overall width 48" (1211mm)


Gate Kit #2

Works with Traditional Gate and Gate Uprights. Kit includes a Latch and 2 Hinges. Latch is self-closing
Included mounting hardware and key (uses 1.5" [38mm] of space in the opening)


Easy as 1, 2, 3,

Fortress Railing Benefits

1. Choose Panels

2. Choose Posts & Brackets

3. Choose Personalization

Al13 Commercial and Residential Aluminum Railing Installation

View our video to see how easy the Fortress® Al13 commercial and residential aluminum railing is to install.

Resources & Downloads

  • Warranty
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  • Code Testing
  • Installation Guides
  • Drawings & Specifications
  • CEU Training

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