Fortress AL13 Aluminum Panel Railing System

The AL13 Aluminum Panel system by Fortress Railing is a first of its kind. It is a pre-welded aluminum railing collection that merges all the benefits of durable aluminum with the effectiveness and ease of a pre-welded section. The AL13 Aluminum Panel system offers all the advantages of a panel system combined with the endless value of aluminum. The aluminum is powder-coated in a multi-layer process, and is available in three custom Fortress finishes: Gloss White, Gloss Black, and textured Black Sand.

So How Does it Work?

The AL13 system arrives in complete, pre-welded panels that install in three easy steps. Simply lag the posts onto your deck, secure the brackets in place, attach the panels, and you’re done! This system is perfect for DIYers and professionals alike. You can also customize your railing system with a wide variety of accessories including post caps, lights, and accent panels.

Fortress commits to providing railing that is known for its beauty and its reliability. They guarantee all of their products meet the Fortress Five criteria:

  • Quality
  • Strength
  • Innovation
  • Versatility
  • Ease of Installation

Fortress holds themselves to a higher standard to help transform your outdoor space, into a living space perfect for you for many years to come. Fortress AL13 Railing has a limited lifetime warranty that covers manufacturer defects and extreme cases of wear and tear.

Step 1: Select your railing height of either 36” or 42”, and determine how many posts you will need for you layout. The AL13 posts are available in 3” x 3” dimensions and come with a post skirt to finish the look.





Step 2: Determine how many panels you will need. The level AL13 panels are offered in 6 and 8 foot lengths, while the stair panel is available in an 8 foot length. Panels can be cut down if needed.





Step 3: Choose hardware for your project. The Universal Rail Bracket for the AL13 Railing series makes installation quick and easy. It can be purchased for straight, angled, or staircase applications. These brackets are sold in packs of four with color matching screws to accommodate each railing section.




Fortress AL13 is in stock and ready to ship to you same day right here at Decks At any point in your project, even if you have just a few simple questions, feel free to give our deck experts a call at 1-888-824-5316 or send us an email at