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Wooden Pivot Doors

Wooden pivot doors are probably the most problematic pivot doors with the challenges facing the end users associated with warping. Wooden pivot door warp is a long-standing concern of architects and designers who desire the beauty and grace of a solid wood grain but know that a wooden pivot doors, especially a wooden large pivot door, is going to mean trouble down the line; that is unless your wooden pivot door has Sing Core Inside.

Sing Core is the solution to the majority, if not all, of the wooden pivot door problems faced by architects and designers, such as,

Wooden Pivot Door Warp

Obviously the number one concern with wooden pivot doors is the likelihood of the pivot door to warp, especially if they are featured as pivot entry doors. As beautiful as wood grain can be, it is the very nature of the grain which causes the door to move according to the environment it is exposed to. The only way to get around warping wood exterior pivot doors in an Eco-friendly solution that is lightweight, high strength and fully sustainable is to have Sing Core inside the wooden pivot door.

How to Build a Warp-free Wooden Pivot Door

To build a warp-free pivot door, first, you decide on the wood that you want to use. Every wood grain is different and the more wood/wood grain that your pivot door is hosting as well as the intended use of the door (like will one side be facing the interior and one side exposed to the elements) will determine the degree of true flat expertise that will be required for engineering the perfect warp-free wooden pivot door.

Once you have determined the wood thickness, grain and pivot door’s exposure, the true flat team at Sing Core uses their years of expertise in developing a wood composite door that can be guaranteed to remain straight and true for 50 years guaranteed, regardless of size.

The secret ingredient is inside the pivot door’s core. Patented Sing Core is a composite solid substrate which accomplished all the heavy lifting in making a wooden pivot door which is straight and true. Sing Core is a vertical grain torsion box with small grids (2 to 3 inches) where the voids of the torsion box are filled wall to wall with rigid recycled foam insulation. It is this unique combination of natural vertical grain torsion box framing willed with foam that gives it its strength (660 PSI) and resistance to warp.

In extreme circumstances, a patent-pending composite stiffener can be combined with Sing Core to maintain warp-free performance over the 50-year premium guarantee period; even of your pivoting door is 40 ft. tall; Sing Core is the only pivot door in the world which can offer such high performance and longevity over time.

Other Sing Wooden Pivot Door Characteristics

When your wooden pivot door has Sing Core inside, you also get to enjoy all the other benefits that come with the package at no extra charge. For instance,

Lightweight Wooden Pivot Doors

Thanks to Sing Core, your wooden pivot doors can weigh much less than any other pivot door would weigh with any other solid wood or other heavy weight pivot door core material. The advantages of having such a lightweight wooden pivot door means you,

1. Spend much less on pivot door hardware, because the heavier the door, the more expensive the heavy duty pivot door hardware will be to accommodate the increased wooden pivot door weight.
2. Spend less transporting, maneuvering and installing a lightweight pivot door, reducing travelling and installation costs exponentially.
3. Cost savings over time due to little or no maintenance requirement. The lightweight in conjunction with warp-free attributes means very little maintenance (due to less stress and strain ion both the hardware and the structure) is necessary over time.
4. Even more cost savings when featured as a insulated pivot front door, or other exterior pivot door application, reducing heating and cooling costs throughout the year.

But that’s not all; your wooden pivot door with Sing Core inside can also be a,

High Strength Wooden Pivot Door

Sing Core is the most revolutionary lightweight, high strength building material to hit the pivot door industry in years. Here’s a picture of the inventor of Sing Core standing on a 1 inch thick panel suspended between two saw horses with little or no deflection.

This can give you an idea of the incredible strength of the patented torsion box composite design, which imbues your wooden pivot door with characteristics that nearly defy the natural laws of physics as we know them.

This 660 PSI strength is massive when compared to other core materials used in marine and aerospace industries, That’s why you can find Sing Core in the depths of the sea (US Navy) to outer space (NASA) and everywhere in between, it’s lightweight and stronger than steel pound for pound.

Insulated Wooden Pivot Doors

And who would have thought of packing your pivot door with insulation wall-to-wall? While not intended to perform this function, the ability to have high performance insulated pivot entry doors, becomes a highly sought after feature.

Inherit in the design of Sing Core is the inclusion of rigid foam insulation which provides increased climate control and sound deadening qualities for additional safety, security, greater satisfaction and enjoyment to the end user for a long time.

High End Wooden Pivot Doors

Pivot doors with Sing Core inside are not for everyone. You find them in commercial and industrial applications as well as featured in some of the most expensive and exquisite homes, like this 40 million dollar estate, all over the world.

How to Get Warp-free Wooden Pivot Doors?

I know, we hear it all the time,

“I want Sing Core. I don’t care what I have to do. I just want it.”

First off, it’s important that you realize that we are only set up for wholesale only and we are not licensed to deal with the public or sell retail. We only supply the best manufacturers, millworks, and door companies with our best materials enabling them to deliver the best end products to their customers and friends.

So, if you really want wooden pivot doors with Sing Core inside, unless you’re in the industry, you will have to seek out someone local, like a professional millwork, which has the skills and equipment necessary to keep you satisfied and make us look our best, too.

All you have to do is to go to anywhere you find fine wooden pivot doors for sale and tell them you want a pivot door with Sing Core inside, we will work in tandem with them to make sure you get the very best wooden pivot doors available in the world today.

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Wholesale Pivot Doors | Warp-free 4×8 Pivot Door Blanks

Wholesale pivot doors from Sing Core. Warp-free 4×8 pivot door blanks available to pivot door manufacturers only.

Wholesale pivot doors Warp-free 4x8 pivot door blanks

Wholesale pivot doors Warp-free 4×8 pivot door blanks

Our standard 4’ x 8’ pivot door blank is our only standard pivot door blank available to pivot door manufacturers and therefore is comes at an affordable 4 x 8 ft. lightweight high strength pivot door price.

By using our warp-free 4×8 pivot door blank, you can now have an affordable way to build a 4×8 pivot door that is guaranteed to make your pivot door end users very pleased with an impressive 4 x 8 pivot door which can be used as an exterior pivot door, with the most impressive characteristics.

4×8 Pivot Door Blank Untrimmed

The standard 4×8 pivot door blank is untrimmed (glue will be visible at seams) and ready for your in house door manufacturers to skin and finish to your client’s specifications.


Pivot Door Dimensions: 4 ft. x 8 ft. x 3 inches thick

4×8 Pivot Door Blank Trimmed

The standard 4×8 pivot door blank can be trimmed (no glue visible at seams) and ready for your in house door manufacturers to skin and finish to your client’s specifications.


Pivot Door Dimensions: 47.5 in. x 95.5 in. x 3 in. thick

Blank Pivot Panel 4×8 Specifications

• 3 inch top and bottom rails
• 1.25 inch edge stiles
• Weight = 122 lbs.
• Made in Pacific Northwest of USA (locally grown and mfg)
• Top quality A veneer on both sides of the panel
• 1/2 inch AC plywood skins

Sing 4×8 Pivot Door Blank Features

Far exceeding AWI standards for flatness, remaining straight and true with less than 1/16 inch warp at 8 ft. span = true flat.

Solid core material consists of patented Sing Core, small grid natural fiber vertical grain reinforced torsion box hybrid.

Very lightweight, a fraction of other natural wood fiber core materials.

Highest strength. See Sing 4×8 pivot door blank under 1000 lbs. center load with very little deflection.

Fully insulated wall-to-wall for climate control and sound deadening qualities.

Top quality A veneer ready for adding your laminate, surface material, and/or finishing.

Even under 1,000 lb. load, very little deflection.

Warp-free Pivot Door Upgrade

Sing warp-free pivot door blanks are manufactured with additional patent-pending warp-free stiffener technology built into the door’s Sing Core material. This enables the resulting pivot door to be guaranteed not to warp for 50 years.*

Discount 4×8 Wholesale Pivot Doors Pricing

Available to pivot door manufacturers only, the standard Sing 4×8 pivot door blanks are only available in quantities of 10 or more pivot doors. Less than 10 pivot doors will not qualify for wholesale discount pricing for pivot doors.

Final pivot door prices will include crate and shipping charges, available by submitting your wholesale price quote request.

* = Pivot doors are guaranteed by Sing Core on a door-by-door basis in cooperation with the pivot door company providing the pivot door(s) to the end user. Qualifying pivot doors will be manufactured and finished to strict conditions to preserve the integrity of the door over time. Only warp-free pivot doors accompanied with the written Sing Core Warp-free guarantee are covered.

Minimum order for pivot door manufacturers = 10 standard 4×8 pivot doors for special wholesale prices.

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Metal Pivot Door

Metal pivot doors are gaining in popularity among high end homes, government agencies, scientific laboratories and elite commercial establishments. So, whether your interest in a metal pivot door is residential or industrial, Sing Core can help you build one of the best metal pivot doors in the world.

metal pivot doors with waterfall edging

metal pivot doors with waterfall edging

What makes Sing Core’s metal pivot door so special?

Metal pivot doors with Sing Core inside exceed the expectations of door manufacturers around the world in an Eco-friendly manner excelling in significant reduction in weight while remaining high precision, high performance, and stronger than steel pound for pound. No other lightweight door can deliver such results in terms of lightweight and high strength. That’s why only Sing professional metal pivot doors can be guaranteed not to warp, bend, twist of otherwise fail for 50 years.

What’s the number 1 use of Sing Metal Pivot Doors?

No matter whether the installation is in a high end multimillion dollar home, or a commercial application, the highest and best use of your Sing metal pivot door is as an impressive pivot front door.

Pivot Front Door

Pivot front doors are more impressive when they are stylishly finished, but even more impressive than the exterior material used, the size of the metal pivot door is even more important. The emphasis on being large and oversized plays an important role in the first impression of anyone viewing a large pivot door the first time you lay eyes on the project.

The most significant highly memorable feature of any structure is the visual impact of a large, oversized pivot door. In fact, the bigger, the better. The height, the width and the thickness of your pivot front door makes all the difference.

Metal Pivot Door Detail

The detail of the metal pivot door is invaluable, and every detail will contribute to the success or failure of your pivot front door. A large metal pivot door, while it is very impressive, does pose a number of problems associated with such a large monolithic structure. The first hurdle is in the managing of the weight of a large metal pivot door. To make it out of solid metal, is generally not practical, because the sheer weight of the large pivot door will create problems for the pivot door hardware as well as the frame and structure surrounding the big metal pivot door. The answer lies in Sing Core’s ability to build a

Lightweight Metal Pivot Door

Reducing the weight of your metal pivot door significantly reduces the cost of the pivot door hardware (as it is calculated based on the weight of the door) which can cost many times the cost of the pivot door itself. This also reduces the cost of shipping, handling and installing an otherwise heavy pivot door. While there are other options for dealing with the issue of weight of a particular pivot door, none are more dimensionally stable or

High Strength Metal Pivot Door

Sing Core is the only method of creating a lightweight, high strength metal pivot door. The strength is achieved by starting with a patented torsion box substructure where the otherwise empty boxes are filled with rigid insulation and sandwiched between two sheets of plywood to provide a solid composite structural core which delivers unparalleled warp resistance and strength (660 PSI). Not only are these metal pivot doors lightweight and incredibly strong, they are the only metal doors that can come with a

50 Year Warp-free Guarantee

That’s right. Your professional Sing metal pivot door can be lightweight, high strength and guaranteed not to warp- bend, twist of otherwise fail for 50 years, including a full structure warranty against any other potential failure.

Metal Pivot Entry Doors

Your metal pivot entry door caries along with it a great deal of responsibility, which makes it a security door, either as an intentional specification, or implied as a security barrier. So, it is imperative that your pivot entry doors are strong enough to ward off security compromises as well as being fully

Insulated Metal Pivot Doors

Every Sing metal pivot door is fully insulated to deliver the best climate control and sound deadening capabilities. This insulation is important because in most, if not all cases, your pivot entry door separates two extremes, one being the exterior surface area facing the elements as in the case of an exterior pivot front door, while the other side faces the structure’s interior, which could be vastly different, especially in terms of extreme weather conditions.

Metal Pivot Door Prices

We have a very simple method of determining the price of your metal pivot door. All you need is the height, width and thickness of the door as well as the type of metal and gauge desired on the metal pivot door’s surface. Click Here for Pricing.

Aluminum Pivot Doors

Aluminum pivot doors are the most popular of all large metal pivot doors, which we specialize in. Aluminum pivot doors can be made in any size or style and can include specialty finished aluminum or anodized aluminum pivot doors. And while all Sing Core products are manufactured in the USA, the finish-work is only being completed by the millworks that we work with hand-in-hand to deliver the best metal pivot door results. Although aluminium pivot doors are not the only pivot doors we make, we also provide other metal pivot doors, such as

Hot rolled steel pivot doors

Hot rolled steel pivot doors are increasingly taking the stage in industrial and artistic installations, hosting their signature heat marks as part of the design feature of hot rolled steel pivot doors, or alternatively painted to minimize the heat marks.

Cold rolled steel pivot doors ~ Galvanized steel pivot doors ~ Stainless steel pivot doors

Diamond plate steel pivot doors ~ Anodized aluminum pivot doors ~ Brass pivot doors

Bronze Pivot Doors

As well as copper pivot doors and copper plate pivot doors, just to name a few.

Submit your price quote request and find out how Sing Core can assist in making all your metal pivot door dreams come true.

See also: Metal Pivot Door Gallery



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Pivot Door Systems

Sing Core helps to support your favorite millwork or pivot door company to create the best pivot door systems available in the world today. Your large architectural pivot door is likely one of the most striking and important features leaving a lasting impression on visitors.

As we all know, as impressive as it is, your pivot door is going to present challenges if it is a pivot hinge door over 7 ft. tall. There are factors facing architects and designers who desire to incorporate such a feature into a breathtaking structure.

Here are some of the challenges facing designers of your architectural pivot door:

Problem: Large Pivot Doors

The bigger the pivot door, the more challenges face designers, builders, and installers of large pivot doors. The size of your pivot door creates a challenge in the mere handling of the door. If your architectural pivot door is significantly large (of course, the larger it is, the more impressive it is) the size of it makes it difficult to transport between various stages of the pivot door build, from base manufacture, to millwork, to job site and installation. Each of these phases requires handling of the door, which can take many people and may include the use of heavy equipment for maneuvering the large pivot door.

Solution: Large Pivot Doors

Sing Core teams up with only the best millworks, custom door manufacturers and pivot door companies to provide the best Eco-friendly warp-free pivot door systems in the world, and each custom pivot door is proudly made in the USA. Even if your pivot door system requires a very large pivoting door, such as 40 ft. tall, Sing Core has the solution for any pivot door sizes.

Problem: Heavy Pivot Doors

Big pivot doors means you’re dealing with a big pivot door slab of material which is extremely heavy in weight. These heavy pivot doors are tough to handle by hand, requiring heavy equipment to move them around through the various stages of creation and throughout the installation process.

Solution: Lightweight Pivot Doors

Pivot Doors with Sing Core inside weigh a fraction the weight of other solid core pivoting doors. Significantly lighter weight pivot doors, even metal pivot doors, translates to huge cost savings in terms of manufacturing, transportation and long term maintenance costs over time. The warp-free nature of guaranteed professional Sing pivot doors greatly reduces pivot door maintenance costs, making your pivot doors systems more cost-efficient and sustainable.

Problem: Heavy Duty Pivot Door Hardware

Also note the weight of the large pivot door determines the pivot door hardware that will be utilized in the pivot door systems. Heavy pivot door means heavy duty pivot door hardware. The heavier the door, the more expensive the heavy duty pivot door hardware, which can come with an enormous price tag that can exceed the cost of the pivot door itself. In heavy pivot door systems, the hardware can easily be the most expensive portion of the entire system.

Solution: Eliminate Heavy Duty Pivot Door Hardware

Since the weight of your large pivot door determines the gauge of the pivot door hardware incorporated in pivot doors systems, reducing the weight significantly results in being able to utilize low cost hardware, greatly reducing the overall cost of the pivot door system, thanks to having Sing Core inside your pivot door(s).

Problem: Heavy Pivot Door Maintenance

Large pivot doors do impose heavy maintenance costs over time if they are used very much, due to stress of the heavy pivot door on the hardware, structure and further compromising the pivot door seal because of the pivot door material’s tendency to move. This translates to regular maintenance being required to maintain, repair or replace the supporting structure, frame, hardware and pivot door as necessary to achieve adequate performance expectations.

Solution: Little or No Pivot Door Maintenance

By having your custom pivot doors built with Sing Core inside, you can have nearly maintenance-free enjoyment of your exterior pivot door for 50 years. Of course, you will still need normal routine maintenance of the door’s finish, but you can rest assured that you can avoid having the service life of your pivot door interrupted by experiencing undue stress to hardware, structure or suffering the disappointment of a warping pivot door.

Problem: Warping Pivot Doors

Exterior pivot doors are more problematic than interior doors for their tendency to warp by having to separate two different spaces which could (and more often than not do) have quite different environments on either side of the door. This is the main cause of warping pivot doors, which can compromise the seal of the exterior pivot door and add stress to the existing structure and hardware.

Solution: Warp-free Pivot Doors

Sing Core provides the only known solution for warp-free pivot doors of any size. The warp-free true flat engineers and technicians at Sing Core help to design and build your custom door in concert with architectural specification to produce a professional large pivot door which can be guaranteed to offer non-warping performance for 50 years. No other Eco-friendly, lightweight, high strength door can have such a guarantee, unless it has patented Sing Core inside.

Problem: Replacement Pivot Doors

Replacement pivot doors, either at the outset (in the design phase) or as the pivot door begin to fail, is the unfortunate story that faces many exterior pivot door owners and/or users and purveyors of various pivot doors systems. Some care is taken in the replacement of pivot doors to find a pivot door solution which is less likely to fail, or provide some degree of reduction in ongoing pivot door maintenance.

Solution: Replacement Pivot Doors

The answer is not found in any millwork, pivot door company, or pivot door hardware company. The answer to the problems and challenges is found inside the door. Doors made with “Sing Core inside,” are lightweight, high strength, high precision, and can be guaranteed to warp, bend, twist or otherwise fail for 50 years.

Pivot door systems featuring pivot entry doors with Sing Core inside are the number one replacement pivot doors, especially in large pivot front door applications.

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Aluminium Pivot Doors

Metal pivot doors are our specialty, especially large oversized pivot doors, that are Eco-friendly, lightweight, and stronger than steel pound for pound. Our best-selling pivot doors include hot rolled steel pivot doors, as well as any other type of metal, but aluminium pivot doors are most in demand as the shift to the very large pivot front door is gaining popularity for high-end pivot entry doors.


Aluminium pivot doors pose several challenges for architectural pivot doors designed for use as an exterior door. The biggest problems are associated with size, weight, insulation, and high precision long life, without the need for a pivot door company or millwork to provide ongoing maintenance of your aluminium pivot doors.

Luxury homes are more apt to feature large modern pivot doors due to upscale curb appeal, as the large pivot entry door creates an immediate visual impression sure you be remembered long after seeing such a large aluminium pivot door as the main access point to million dollar homes, like this one in Beverly Hills.

Large high end pivot entry doors are subject to varying environments on either side of the door, which creates movement of the high end pivot doors according to exposure of one side to the elements and the interior of the structure on the location’s interior space. This can compromise the oversized pivot door system seasonally, requiring regular maintenance and repair over time.

The Sing solution for aluminium pivot doors is to incorporate patented Sing core insulation-packed vertical grain torsion box grid technology to provide an aluminum pivot door that can withstand the changes in exposure on either side of the door to prevent compromise. This is how your professional aluminium pivot door can be guaranteed to remain warp-free for 50 years. (You will receive written guarantee with your professional aluminum pivot door.)

Of course, besides aluminium pivot doors, Sing Core can also assist millworks, door companies and custom door manufacturers in creating pivot doors made of any flat building material. Our most popular large pivot door materials include all species of natural wood pivot doors, cold rolled steel pivot doors, hot rolled steel pivot doors and fiberglass (FRP) pivoting doors.

Sing core can provide matching interior pivot doors for million dollar mansions. In fact, you will find custom Sing modern pivot doors NYC in the most upscale luxury condos throughout greater New York, NY area. New Yorkers love Sing aluminium pivot entry doors. More than half of all the aluminum pivot doors that Sing Core ship to the greater New York area.

All Sing Core aluminium pivot doors, as well as high performance pivot door systems made of other flat materials (including wooden pivot doors), have built-in insulation and can be guaranteed for 50 years of high precision enjoyment backed by the best warranty in the pivot door industry.

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Pivot Door Detail

Sing Core is world renowned for their ability to produce large pivot doors that are free from the problems associated with building fail free pivot doors of any type, style or material of any size. This service is available for your favorite pivot door company or millwork. Simply contact them about building your custom pivot door and remember to tell them that you want, “Sing Core inside.” Find the pivot door detail as follows:

Pivot Door Detail

Your premium pivot door can feature the following benefits and features:

Eco-friendly ~ Lightweight ~ High Strength ~ Insulated ~ Sound Deadening ~ Weatherproof ~ 50 Year Guarantee

Built to architectural specifications, your pivot door with Sing Core inside can be manufactured of any available flat building material, including (but not limited to) any available wood species, aluminum, brass, cold rolled steel, concrete, fiberglass (FRP), galvanized steel, glass, hot rolled steel, HPL, Kevlar, LVL, MDF, mirrored glass, or stainless steel.

Sing Core pivot door substrates can be manufactured with specific interior blocking to accommodate hardware connection points and door pulls, also custom lite openings can be pre-cut to allow glass insertion in any shape or size.

Pivot Front Door

There is also a growing trend for designing a pivot front door because of the visual impact. A large pivot front door packs a punch for instant curb appeal. There are some problems associated with large pivot front doors, mainly the weight of the door and its tendency to warp or otherwise fail due to one side facing the structure’s interior and the other facing the elements.

Insulated Pivot Door

Sing Core is the solution for the problems associated with exterior facing pivot doors. A pivot front door with Sing Core inside has insulation providing climate control between the inside and outside of the structure as well as offering sound deadening qualities.

Lightweight Pivot Door

Your pivot door doesn’t need to be as heavy if it has Sing Core inside which is a solid composite vertical torsion box packed with insulation that weight a fraction of other solid pivot door cores. This greatly affects the resulting weight of your door which dictates how expensive the pivot door hardware is going to be. Weight determines the pivot door hardware and a heavy pivot front door will require heavy duty pivot door hardware which can cost many times the price of the large pivot door itself.

High Strength Pivot Door

You want a pivoting door that is very strong indeed, and if your pivot door has Sing Core inside you can rest assured that you have a powerfully strong door sporting a staunch 660 PSI (stronger than steel, pound for pound). That’s why pivot doors with Sing Core inside are the only Eco-friendly, lightweight and high strength pivot doors that can be guaranteed not to warp, bend twist or otherwise fail (including full structure warranty) for 50 years.

50 Year Pivot Door Guarantee

Unless your favorite pivot door company or millwork, is already building large doors with Sing Core inside, they might find it hard to believe that such a large pivot door could be built and guaranteed for 50 years. It is customary for contractors to exclude large exterior pivot doors from their warranty. That’s why they love working with us, because now they can deliver the pivot doors that their customers want.

Why Sing Core Inside?

Having Sing Core inside your pivot door is not for everyone. You will find these exquisite pivot doors in everything from science labs to government conference rooms and they can be found anywhere from beneath the sea (US Navy) to outer space (NASA). They are found in mansions and multi-million-dollar homes and could be in your project, too.

Click on: PRICING to get a price quote on your project.


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Pivot Front Door

“I want a large pivot front door.”

Increasingly, this is the demand of discriminating clients who want their properties to make a massive first impression anytime anyone approaches the property. A large pivot front door garners immediate attention from anyone who approaches the property and the bigger the big pivot front door, the more impressive and lasting first impression impact.

“I want everyone to say, ‘Wow, that’s a big pivot door.”

That’s exactly what happens when they approach this 48 million dollar home in Beverly Hills, and this is only a 16 foot tall wooden pivot door. Sing Core helps the best pivot door companies to build the biggest pivot front doors made of any material, even pivot front doors made of wood that will not warp, bend, twist or otherwise fail for years to come.

50 Year Warp-free Guarantee

Only an exterior pivot door with Sing Core inside can be guaranteed to remain warp-free, including full structure warranty, for 50 years. Even though pivot doors with Sing Core inside are build to last for centuries, professional Sing pivot doors can come backed with a full 50 year warp-free guarantee. No other lightweight, high strength pivot front door can have such an impressive guarantee.

Pivot Front Door Challenge

The challenge facing designers faced with building a pivot front door is that large pivot doors, especially pivot front doors tend to warp, compromising not only the door but the structure it protects from the elements. That’s why it is customary for the pivot door company servicing the property is likely to exclude the pivot front door from the warranty protected the rest of the job, as they have the client sign a statement that they understand that they pivot front door is not covered by any warranty. That is, unless the pivot front door was properly designed and built with Sing Core inside.

How to Build the Best Pivot Front Door

Your true flat pivot door team at Sing Core can help your favorite pivot door company to create the best Eco-friendly insulated, lightweight high strength pivot door. The best pivot door must be engineered correctly to maintain high precision and performance over the life of the door. To do so, means taking into account the geographical location of the pivot door, direction the pivot door faces, its exposure to the elements and varying barometric pressure and humidity to be expected. Also affecting the pivot front door’s performance, one must factor in the external material being used on the door (wooden pivot doors providing the highest degree of challenge). The team then goes about working hand in hand with the pivot door company to build a pivot door that will meet or exceed the client’s expectations.

Advantages of a Sing Pivot Front Door

Your pivot front door with Sing Core inside can be big, very big, in fact, up to 40 feet tall and 20 feet wide, and up to 8 inches thick, if need be, so a 20 ft tall pivot front door would be a piece of cake for the Sing pivot door team. A properly designed and built professional Sing external pivot door will have the following features:

  • Lightweight

  • High strength

  • Insulated

  • Sound dampening

  • Improved climate control

  • Sustainably Eco-friendly

  • 50 year warp-free guarantee in writing

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Pivot Hinges for Doors

Making its way into modern architectural designs across the USA and throughout the world abroad, pivot hinge doors are marking their territory, especially when the client or homeowner desires to make an impact at first sight of the dwelling’s pivot front door. Not to be only dominating the upscale housing market, high end commercial establishments are also seeking out a large, unique pivot hinge door to welcome their clientele. This leaves the playing field wide open for pivot door manufacturers as well as the hardware companies supplying pivot hinges for doors throughout the industry.

While the pivot door market is growing by leaps and bounds, finding a pivot door company that specializes in pivoting doors, especially large pivot doors, is still hard to come by. Why? Unlike other side hinge doors, pivot hinges for doors that pivot are another type of door altogether.

Pivot hinges for doors

The pivot hinge door has two pivoting points where the pivot hinge is located. One on top of the pivot door, and one on the bottom of the pivot door. The center pivot door (indicating the center hung pivot hinge’s location in the door) is by far the most traditional location of the pivot door’s pivoting hardware, thought the current trend is to feature an offset door pivot hinge.

In the case of the offset pivot door, the pivot hardware is located to the left or right of center, or in an extreme edge pivot door the door pivot hinge is located closer to the outside edge of the door. This not only offers a unique visual impact of having an offset pivot door, there is also the advantage of having a wider opening when the door is in its opened position. With the offset door pivot hinge, the pivot door is not limited to one half of the pivot door’s frame, which provides more open access when using pivot hinges for doors that are offset (to one side of the center of the pivot door, or the other).

There is no doubt the pivot hinge doors is staking its claim on the front facing home as a pivot front door. The responsibility of the pivot front door is greatly escalated, as an exterior door one side of the pivot front door faces the elements, while the other side of the pivot door faces the home’s interior. This is asking for door trouble from the get-go, as front doors, especially for wooden pivot doors, due to their tendency to warp, bend or twist under these extreme circumstances.

There is one solid solution to the problems associated with large wooden doors used as pivot entry doors, and it is none other than Sing Core. If your pivot hinge doors is built with Sing Core inside, your pivot door will weigh in at a fraction of the weight of other pivot doors, while remaining extremely strong (660 PSI, stronger than steel pound for pound). So strong, in fact, that your professional Sing pivot door can be guaranteed to remain warp-free for 50 years. That means you don’t have to worry about you’re your door’s tendency to bend, twist cup or otherwise fail, including a full structural guarantee for 50 years. No other sustainable, Eco-friendly, lightweight, high strength door can be backed with such an amazing guarantee.

Pivot doors prices can be very expensive doe to the nature of the doors to warp, and many steps have been taken in the past to keep these pivot doors straight, but at what cost? Adding an interior frame that is resistant to warp, like aluminum or steel may well keep the pivot door from warping but the pivot door then becomes very heavy, and heavy pivot doors mean heavy duty pivot door hardware.

When you’re staring a pivot hinge heavy duty in nature, you’re facing a large ticket item, as heavy duty pivot hinges can be very expensive indeed. If a pivot door is heavy, it is not unusual for the pivoting hardware to be many times the cost of the pivot door itself.

Think of all the savings which may be realized by having your pivot door built with Sing Core inside. You will save in shipping and transport, as well as installation, hardware and continued maintenance over time, because you have a lightweight Sing pivot door, without having to compromise in precision or high performance.

If you have a Sing professional pivot door, congratulations, you could have the best pivot door available today.

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Pivot Hinge Door

Sing Core has been supplying the only warp-free pivot door substrates that allows the best pivot door companies to offer their high end clients an exterior pivot front door of any size that can be included in their standard warranty work (most high end millworks offer a warranty on their work for one year or more, with the exception of large pivot doors over 7 ft. tall which tend to fail at the first sing of climate change) because if your pivot hinge door has patented “Sing Core inside,” it is covered by our 50 year warp-free guarantee. This enables the millwork, pivot door company, custom pivot door manufacturer and their clients, all to breathe easier, without having to worry about large pivot door pivot hinge challenges.

Due to the characteristics of the Sing Core inside the best pivot doors, your pivot door can feature a pivot hinge of any type or style which may be problematic when attempting to accommodate a large pivot door without Sing Core inside. Attributes of pivot hinge doors with Sing Core inside include lightweight (a fraction the weight of other solid core pivot doors), high strength (660 PSI, stronger than steel pound for pound), high precision (+/- .006 in. tolerance), high performance (long life without fail) and Eco-friendly (made in the USA with formaldehyde free adhesives, very little energy consumption or waste, with the sustainable use of natural resources).

Large pivot doors made with the absence of Sing Core are likely to fail. This is why they are normally noted on the contract and excluded from the other items on the job covered by the contractor’s warranty.

The lighter weight of the pivot door opens more opportunities for creatively applying various pivot door hinges which make the resulting pivot door even more impressive or adding a commercial door pivot hinge. The offset pivot hinge is gaining popularity among pivot door manufacturers and by utilizing Sing Core inside your pivot door, you can save substantially due to the lighter weight of your pivot door as pivot door hinges are determined by the weight of your pivoting door. Heavy pivot doors require a heavy duty pivot hinge, while your Sing pivot door can use a lighter weight pivot hinge.

Heavy duty pivot hinges are expensive and can be many times the cost of your pivot front door. That’s another reason why building your pivot hinge door with Sing Core makes so much more sense. Pivot door hardware companies, such as rixson pivot door hardware are available in many styles including top hung, offset pivot door sets as well as the more conventional center hung pivot hinge.

Pivot entry doors can come in a wide variety of types and styles and can be made to outperform any other type of pivoting door including aluminium pivot doors, any available type of natural wooden pivot doors or even a stainless steel pivot door. Your pivot hinge door could be made from any available flat building material, including woods or metals.

If you’re tired of dealing with the constant maintenance issues with dealing with large pivot hinge doors over time, then maybe starting off at the right place would be your most advantageous move by specifying your door has, “Sing Core inside.” If it’s too late, and you’re already struggling with problematic pivot hinge doors, no problem. Sing Core pivot doors are the most in demand replacement doors in the United States and increasingly throughout the world, as Sing Core products are routinely exported worldwide.