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Affordable Standard Pivot Door Cost

Sing Core’s latest expansion following the acquisition of a new factory has resulted in a new line of affordable standard pivot door cost savings direct from the factory.

This new division only produces quantities of pivot doors of specific size for retail markets. At present, these standard sized pivot doors are not available directly to the public because they ship in the same unfinished condition as all doors which ship from the factory.

 

Sing Core only ships to high end custom pivot door builders, millworks, and pivot door companies who are qualified to finish and hang the completed Sing Doors.

The advantage of our new, Class C Division is that they are tasked with only building a limited number of standard-sized doors, while our Class S Division only builds custom doors which are available only in MDF, which can have an unfinished wood look (white oak shown above) or standard paint grade. This results in a cost savings of more than 75% per door, and we pass those production savings on to you.

Standard Class C Pivot Door Prices

 Size of Pivot Door

 Avg. Pivot Door Cost

36 x 80 $502.12
32 x 80 $468.55
30 x 80 $451.77
36 x 96 $562.54
32 x 96 $522.26

All Class C pivot doors are only available as 1.75-inch-thick pivot doors, and only in the sizes listed above. At 1 ¾ inches thick, this is the best way to get the best pivot entry door price to the best pivot doors in the world.

Pivot doors with Sing Core inside are the only pivot doors which can be guaranteed to remain warp-free for 50 years.

Thanks to our current expansion, you can have affordable pivot doors which greatly reduces your overall pivot front door cost.

This is the most cost-effective way to use pivot doors with Sing Core inside to replace boring hinge doors.

Note price does not include finishing, hardware, pre-hanging, frame, installation, shipping or crate. There are no quantity discounts, but the more you order at one time, the more you save on shipping and crate costs per order.

See Standard Pivot Door Widths, and for our large custom pivot door clientele, see our Affordable Pivot Door Evolution of Entrance DoorsAffordable Pivot Door Evolution of Entrance DoorsAffordable Pivot Door Evolution of Entrance Doors.

 

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Standard Pivot Door Widths

How wide is a typical standard pivot door?

Standard-sized pivot doors in the United States are 80″ tall (6′ 8″) and between 30″ and 36″ wide. The most common width is 36″.

SingCore offers a variety of custom made door panels to fit any size and requirement. From very large, to standard size interior / exterior doors, and even high end cabinet designs.

Don’t let the “standard” constrain your design when you can be free with the amazing pivot door panels offered by SingCore.

Our Standard Pivot Doors exceed standards in every way!  Apply your own finish to make the most beautiful pivot doors found anywhere!

What is the width of a normal pivot door?

Typical pivot doors, including pivot sliding doors, are 36″ wide in the United States, although they may range from 30″ to 36″.

Standard pivot door sizes are:

1. 36″ x 80″ x 1 3/8″
2. 32″ x 80″ x 1 3/8″
3. 30″ x 80″ x 1 3/8″
4. 36″ x 96″ x 1 3/8″
5. 32″ x 96″ x 1 3/8″

For wide doors in a limited space it is common to double up on doors using two doors which open side by side, or an increasingly popular option are custom pivot doors, which offer the grand feel of a wider than standard pivot door while maintaining space savings and usability.

What is the standard width of a bathroom door?

The most common size for a bathroom door is 32″. Your pivoting bathroom door, should fit inside the door opening For instance, add 3 1/4 inches to the width of your pivot door slab and 4 inches to its height to determine the necessary size of your rough opening for your pivot door. Although, in tight spaces bathroom door openings can be as little as 28″ or 24″ inches wide. For spaces that require wheel chair access, doors should be at least 36″ wide to accommodate all ability levels.

When building a bathroom door, be sure that you have considered every eventuality. Particular to bathrooms are concerns about moisture and sound penetration. SingCore panels are particularly suited to harsh environments. We guarantee the structure of our panels for 50-years, which means you are able to count on your bathroom door functioning flawlessly for years to come.

Further, we offer patented foam and wood composite hybrid cores for increased sound deadening and climate control far beyond commonly found door designs. Keep your private time private with SingCore.

 

 

What is a standard pivot door height?

Standard pivot doors in the United States are 80″ tall (6′ 8″) and between 30″ and 36″ wide. The most common width is 36″, but may be as narrow as 30″ depending on the width of the door opening. Be certain to allow for 3.25 (width) and 4 (height) inches room within the rough opening to allow for hardware and door frame.

Standard-size exterior pivot door size

Typical exterior pivot doors in the United States are 80″ tall and 36″ wide. There is some variation in width from 30″ to 36″ inches. 36″ wide doors are recommended to allow for easy access for the disabled, or wider (custom) and must use an extreme edge pivot hardware to fully access the door opening.

SingCore also offers “standard oversize” pivot doors at 8′ by 4′ (actual size 97.5″ x 47.5″) that are suitable for designs that stand above the crowd without excessive expense. In particular, we are well known for our work with custom oversize pivot doors, huge sliding doors, metal skin doors, and solid “wood stave” doors for higher end applications.

Standard bathroom door size

Although there is no standard door size, the majority of the bathroom doors in the US are 80″ tall and 32″ wide. Some doors vary between 28″ and 36″ wide. Be sure to measure your door opening, allowing extra four -inches to the opening height and three and a quarter-inches to the width for proper door articulation.

American standard pivot door size

Although there is no mandatory standard size, interior doors are typically 80″ tall and 36″ wide, while exterior doors can be as much as 96″ tall and 36″ wide.

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Standard pivot door height

Since most door openings are 80″ tall in the United States, so are the doors that match or are replacement doors. While 80″ is likely the replacement height of your pivot door.

For a unique or above average look, SingCore recommends 95.5″ tall door openings for installation in a typical residential home, and taller for multimillion dollar homes or commercial spaces with high ceilings. Note these will require a custom pivot door solution.

Pivot Door Pricing

Standard Pivot Door Pricing for a normal size 3 ft. wide by 6′ 8″ tall would be in the $15,000 range for finished door, hardware and installation. Range expands exponentially according to increased size. For instance, a 9 ft. by 11 ft. pivot door would have a price tag of well over $20,000. Just the unfinished pivot door blank can run $3,000 to $20,000 itself.

What Can We Do for You?

SingCore offers a wide variety of finishes and completely custom sizing for high end pivot door panels, and other architectural pivoting panels. Contact us today with details about your next project to see how SingCore can help you!

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Save Money Get More Front Door

The newest development in front entry door conversions gives your clients so much more for so much less.

Now you can have any single front or double entry door with sidelites and transom custom made for you in a one-piece pivot door for less than half of the price of your ordinary front door system.

Never before has this been possible until the invention of Eco-friendly lightweight and high strength Sing Core. Inventor Peter Sing is making this technology available to the biggest door manufacturers in America.

Now you could have access to this technology, and help to convert your front entry door systems into this unique pivoting front door that’s sure to impress.

Why have you never seen this before?

Because it just was not possible before.

One of the biggest problems with doors over 7 ft tall and 3-and-a-half feet wide is that they will warp. That is, unless they have patented Sing Core with patent pending anti-warp systems inside. This the the only way to build a door that can be

Guaranteed Warp-free for 50 Years

There simply is no other way to do it.

Now, your doors can be just as appealing as your single front door or double entry doors including sidelites and transoms, all in one pivoting front door, which is raising the bar far beyond where it has ever been at an

Insanely Affordable Price

You get so much more than what you would get with any other multiple piece front entry door system. This is what you can expect:

Visually Identical

We can duplicate the look of any multiple component front entry door system in a one-piece pivot door, finished or unfinished, with or without hardware, ready for you to hang, or pre-hung pivot front entry door with pivot door hardware installed. You decide how you want it.

Send us a picture from Google or Pinterest, and that’s what you’ll get in a single pivot door solution, and size does not matter (up to 20 ft.).

Looks just the same, but with the following characteristics, which cannot be obtained otherwise:

1) Made in the USA
2) Eco-friendly formaldehyde-free manufacture
3) Lightweight (1/3 or less the weight of other wood doors)
4) High strength (660 PSI, stronger than steel lb for lb)
3) No particleboard – ever
4) One-piece pivoting design
5) Fully insulated for sound deadening and climate control
6) 50 Year Guarantee for Warp-free, and
7) Full structure

Resulting in the most sustainable front door system ever available to you at far less than you would pay for any other system, packing the biggest wallop for those who experience such a door for the first time.

You can have a door with curb appeal and impact, leaving a prolonged affect on anyone who sees it.

Guaranteed by the inventor and president, Peter Sing, of Sing Core.

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The Pivot Door Revolution 2020!

 Whoever invented “trickle down” economics must have been thinking of SingCore when they did!

Once only seen in the most expensive 10+ million dollar homes in the country, SingCore pivot doors has always at the peak of the market. Clearly within the top 1% of door manufacturers on the planet. However, times are changing!

Don’t Get Left on The Side Lights

The next time to you think about including a side light door in your project — think again.

Side light doors are gone like the dodo. In 2020, a front door revolution is set to ignite. And we are the match.

A luxury previously reserved for the wealthiest, high class individuals, is now available to all at a reasonable price. Our exclusive “professional” grade pivot doors come in a wide range of designer finishes including

  • Wood stave — walnut, oak, teak, cedar, and more
  • Metals — cold rolled steel, hot rolled steel, aluminum, and more
  • Paint ready high grade plywood
  • Or, anything you can imagine.

Anyone caught using a side light door in their home from this day forward aught to regret their choice of actions. At the cost and volume of production we propose to exceed, there will be no question that SingCore pivot doors are the only true option available.

 

 

Join the Wave

Like a rumbling in the ocean, the brilliant minds at the very core of SingCore are shaking the world to it’s very foundations. Soon, there will be no denying the outcome. Across the land, people will be forced to stand up and recognize the vision before them.

And, in 2020, what were once deep and still waters will spring up like a giant, oversize movable wall of water. Flooding from West to East, we will cover every inch of the market place with products home owners and many industry professionals thought were completely out of their reach.

Like a flash, everywhere you look, there will be nothing but SingCore. And, at reasonable prices!

Become our Partner in Design

SingCore is not greedy. We share our lunch with everyone, and do not seek to eat the lunches of those around us. While, we seek to bring high-end door panels within reach of the masses, we know our limits.

That is why we need your help and the help of industry professionals around the country from general contractors and millworks to architects and designers. Our unfinished panels will not make a splash without the knowledge and support of our glorious partners, friends, and clients who take our raw clay and build a fine vessel.

Our only request is that you leave the building to us. With our patented and patent-pending technology, combined with our lightning fast production process and unbeatable business sense, there is no way to out compete our commodity sing panels. Instead, work with us, finishing and installing our panels, sold at a reasonable price with room for a comfortable markup. And, let us handle the core.

How Can We Help You?

Our team of exceptionally talented and generally likable estimating and sales team are ready and standing by to serve your needs. Submit a price quote today for your next door needs, and let us show how we can help you!

 

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Pivot Front Entry Doors

Pivot front entry doors are all about making a statement. If you’re really seeking to impress someone with your front entry door nothing sets the stage better than a large, oversized pivot front door. Especially if it has Sing Core inside.

Sing Core helps the biggest and best door manufacturers in the world make large pivot front entry doors that are uniquely engineered and manufactured in such a way as to deliver unparalleled high-performance results which could not be achieved in any other way.

These unique, Eco-friendly modern large panel pivot doors are fully insulated, lightweight, and stronger than steel pound for pound. You will find them in industrial applications for their superior climate control and sound dampening capabilities. In multi-million-dollar estates, their high precision and warp-free performance, even if made of wood stands head and shoulders above anything else.

Peter Sing’s True Flat Team helps to pre-engineer and create one-of-a-kind warp-free solutions for the most demanding clientele who seek to push the envelope of contemporary architecture and design. These are highly unique custom high-end pivot entry doors that stand out from the crowd, in terms of elegance, high precision, and performance.

Your pivot front door can have all these high-end characteristics if it has Sing Core inside. You don’t have to be the President of the United States or The Pope to have Sing products in your home. The stylistic approach to pivot front entry doors not only lends itself to modern style doors or contemporary pivot door design as you might expect, because Sing pivot door blank can be individually stylized to take on any classic door appearance.

Exterior pivot doors can create problems for owners as they are often exposed to the elements on one side, while the other side faces a climate-controlled interior. In a sense, this crates the perfect storm, where the result is the warping of your pivoting front entry doors, which could render them inoperable.

The bigger your large panels and pivoting doors, the greater the degree of warp and the more challenging a solution would be, especially if you’re facing problems associated with modern pivot wooden doors which are the bane of the large pivot door industry, because natural wood moves.

Sing Core’s patented and patented-pending technologies help to create a hybrid solid core perfectly matched for the surface materials and counter-act any tendency of the pivot door’s exterior to move. It’s quite a science based on Sing’s original reinforced torsion box core entrusted to Sing’s True Flat Team.

And custom light openings are no problem as you are not limited to a basic selection of cutouts for glass inserts, such as custom French and pivot doors with glass accents. You can be are creative as you can allowing your imagination to expand, enabling you to bring your dream pivot entrance door to life, for the ultimate custom pivot entry door.

Now, you can have an Eco-friendly pivot energy-saving exterior wooden entry door, that is fully insulated, lightweight, stronger than steel pound for pound, and can be guaranteed not to warp, bend, twist, cup, or otherwise fail for 50 years.

Let there be no mistake, Sing absolutely guarantees each and every one of his pivot doors, entrance doors, and pivoting doors which have been designed and built to last for centuries, but he personally guarantees for 50 years. These are considered the highest quality pivot entry and front doors. No other equivalent door can make such claims unless it has Sing Core inside.

So how do you go about getting Sing’s pivot doors, entrance doors and entry doors?

For you, the process is easy, just contact your local custom door builder, millwork, or pivot door company, giving them the dimensions of the door your opening you would like to fill along with the height, width, and thickness of the door. Have a good idea of what kind of pivot front entry doors you want. Will you need glass openings? What do you want the surface material to be?

If you’ve given your supplier this information, next you want to remember to say that you want, “Sing Core inside,” and we will work in tandem with your pivot door manufacturer to build the best pivot front entry doors guaranteed for 50 years.

 

 

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Pivot Doors

There’s no better way to make a lasting impression than with a big pivot door. Large pivot doors as entry doors are the best way to garner attention.  Plus your guests will remember and talk about that “big pivot door” long after they’ve visited your home or structure.

Pivot doors make an impact which does not fade quickly. We specialize in working together with the elite high-end millworks and exclusive custom door manufacturers to create breathtaking custom high-end pivot entry doors for the most discerning clients in the United States and abroad.

Specializing in large opening doors is a craft which until recent years presented immense challenges for architects, designers, and engineers when it comes to creating large pivot doors which are taller than eight feet or wider than four feet due to the limitation of the building materials available at the time.

Now, Sing Core presents a pivot door blank which empowers any visionary pivot door company to bring their large pivot door dreams to life. This has ushered in a whole new series of highly individualized one-of-a-kind pivot doors, each one is a specially crafted pivot door which may be similar to, but clearly unlike any other door, making their way into the most exclusive designs and structures around the world.

You can find pivot doors with Sing Core inside just about anywhere from beneath the sea (US Navy) to outer space (NASA) and everywhere in between. This is no surprise when you take into consideration that this is the only way to make large pivot doors which are lightweight, fully insulated, and fully resistant to warp.

Sing Core’s hinged doors and pivot doors are a growing trend among modern door companies, contemporary architecture, and design aficionados who are on the leading edge of the wide range of industries which they represent.

Large pivot entry doors are a symbol of elegant superiority, demanding the attention of anyone who approaches them to focus upon them. There is no hiding their effect on guest who encounter them. It’s hard not to pass through such a large opening without expressing one’s self, with something, like, “Wow.”

Until the advent of Sing Core, the resounding challenge facing pivot door manufacturers was the fact that pivoting doors were warping. Thanks to inventor, Peter Sing, his factory is able to build warp-free pivot door blanks custom-designed and built to host any flat building material. This non-warping substrate enables any pivot door company to build a pivot door that does not warp.

In fact, custom built doors, built in tandem with Sing Core’s true flat team can provide clients with pivot doors which can be guaranteed not to warp, bend, twist, or otherwise fail (including full structure) for 50 years; guaranteed in writing. No other door builder can do that, unless their doors have Sing Core inside.

Unlike hinged doors which are firmly anchored on one side of the door to help prevent warping, pivot doors only have two points of contact where the door swings freely from side to side, in some cases all the way around, pivoting on one anchor point on the doors base and the other on top of the pivoting door.

That’s it. Therefore, it’s very hard to keep pivot doors straight. Sing Core provides pivot doors such as aluminum pivot door and steel pivot doors, but also dares to build and create warp-free versions of wood pivot doors, which are by far the most problematic.

Glass and metal pivot doors provide the least amount of problems, yet architects and designers still specify Sing Core to reduce the weight and increase the insulation value of the metal and glass pivot doors to reduce sound and increase thermal capabilities for the best of all pivot doors available today.

And when it comes to pivot front doors, these pivoting doors can be the perfect solution for doors which face the sun and/or may be fully exposed to the elements. Sing’s modern pivot doors are featured in the most expensive homes and industrial locations, enabling your or your client to possess the most beautiful pivot door system.

Thanks to the true flat team at Sing Core, pivot doors are an excellent choice for addressing those large door openings. Having a guaranteed precision designed and engineered pivot door makes all the difference, especially for those with the highest expectations and attention to detail.

While perusing the pages of sincore.com you will find photos of pivot doors that will challenge your otherwise sound sensibilities, and you will start thinking outside the box as your start to imagine the new possibilities as inspiration for pivot door ideas which you may not have dared to conceive of previously.

You are not limited to using pivot doors as front entry doors because the look and feel of pivot doors can be seen across a variety of settings including used as outdoor pivoting gates made from unique materials including cement gates and pivoting HPL gates.

Specially designed and engineered pivot door, fiberglass and HPL pivot doors are quite common in industrial and hospitality applications where they are exposed to high traffic environments.

Sing Core’s custom-clad pivot doors can host any available flat building material, such as aluminum, brass, brick, cement, cold rolled steel, concrete, diamond plate steel, fiberglass, galvanized steel, FRP, hot rolled steel, HPL, Kevlar, Masonite, MDF, metal, stainless steel, and wood. Any type of wood species.

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Architectural Sliding Doors and Walls

JB Duke Hotel Doors Perfect Straight Light Weight Super HIgh StrengthNothing says “professional” like the unique quality of Sing Core’s patented custom architectural sliding doors and walls. When other manufacturers see our product, they wish they could provide the highest quality in terms of lightness, strength, and straightness that we deliver. Unfortunately for them, we must humbly say, our product is the better of the two.

Designed for High Budget Projects

By design, our panels work best for high budget projects that need something exceptional for their project. Our panels comes unfinished and potentially untrimmed, with the custom skin variety of your choice, ready for finishing and hardware.

Sometimes customers ask us, “should I use this panel in high-end 10+ million dollar house projects?” Our answer is yes!

When it comes to architectural doors of any variety, including sliding, pivot, carriage, moveable wall, hinge, or anything else.

Modern Solutions for Sliding Doors with Volume Based Pricing

With commitment to clean design, premium materials, and high quality craftsmanship in every architectural sliding door panel we manufacture to your specification.

Featuring monumental panels, the Sing Core door system allows for stackable or pocketed configurations with a practically unlimited numbers of panels.  With almost unlimited frame material choices, Sing Core samples complement any architectural style helping you meet the design goals and performance criteria of your project.

Sing Core offers our clients a range of options and materials for every type of high volume, medium volume, or low volume project. Along with our excellent customer service, we can guarantee your projects success.

Custom Size Patio Doors

We make doors of any size based on your specification. Architects, millworks, and contractors of all varieties can benefit from our flexible manufacturing methodology that excels where others fail and exceeds where others cannot!

Successful Client Relationships Begin with Mutual Satisfaction

In business, just like life, both parties must be happy after the interaction. That is why Sing Core operates under the philosophy of fair exchange. This is what we call “fair.”

To make sure you are left smiling after we are done, we offer an unprecedented and unparalleled 50-year structural guarantee on every professional level panel that we make. That way you and your clients have no fears of the future with our product. Should the unthinkable happen, we will replace your panel no questions asked once proved unworkable.

Find the Right Fit For Your Next Project

Sing Core knows that high end products required a wide variety of materials to be successful, and we have you covered. No matter whether you need:

  • Wood Stave: oak, alder, cedar, mahogany, teak, pine, fir, or anything else you can imagine
  • Wood Veneer: oak, alder, cedar, mahogany, teak, pine, fir, or anything else you can imagine
  • Metal: Cold Rolled Steel, Hot Rolled Steel, Aluminum, Copper, or anything else you can imagine
  • Formica: any color, glossy, matte, marker board, chalk board, or other

Find the Sing Core Panel that Best Meets Your Needs

Ordering with Sing Core is simple: just provide us with length, width, thickness, skin material, blocking requirements for you door, shipping destination, project budget, project timeline, and contact information. Then we get back to you quickly with a fair price on custom panels to meet you specifications. See our new C Series line of Affordable Barn Door and Sliding Closet Doors.

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Aluminum Pivot Doors

The number one name in Eco-friendly lightweight and high strength aluminum pivot doors is Sing Core. There is no other patented manufacturing method can create an Eco-friendly lightweight aluminum pivot door that is fully insulated and stronger than steel pound for pound.

This aluminum pivot door weighs only 178 lbs!

This aluminum pivot door weighs only 178 lbs!

Though there is some confusion about how to obtain a Sing aluminum pivot door because Sing Core does not manufacture a retail ready aluminum pivot door. Sing Core creates their one-of-a-kind aluminum pivot door blanks, then sends it to your favorite pivot door company, custom metal pivot door manufacturer, aluminum fabrication plant, or millwork for the final touches.

You may order Sing aluminum doors from any of your regular aluminum pivot door suppliers.

21 ft tall warp-free aluminum edge pivot door

Routinely, architects specify “Sing Core inside” their architectural aluminum pivot doors. Sing Core works together with the top aluminum pivot door manufacturers in the world, who seek the best high-end thermally enhanced aluminum pivot door solutions.

Large, over-sized aluminum pivot doors are the Sing Core specialty because big aluminum pivot doors are either lightweight or strong, but only Sing Core provides an insulated aluminum pivot door which is both lightweight and super strong and are often referred to as, “The best metal doors,” available today.

Sing aluminum pivot doors are custom Made in the USA, created utilizing local labor and locally-sourced materials made in America, with very little energy expended, and no toxic manufacturing processes. The lighter weight saves in handling, transportation, and installation costs for a reduced carbon footprint and a pristine, sustainable aluminum pivot door contribution for a better United States of America.

Interior pivot doors made of aluminum with Sing Core inside are fully insulated for increased privacy when in the closed position, increasing privacy and security between adjoining spaces and are commonly specified for use as extra-large aluminum room dividers that pivot on any specific pivot point access from center or aluminum offset axis pivot door, even extreme edge pivot door hinges.

The lightweight and added insulation without compromising the overall strength of the door makes Sing Core the obvious choice when used inside aluminum pivoting room dividers for the acoustical advantages of sound isolation.

Aluminum pivot door prices vary across the board, and while these may not be the most expensive aluminum pivot door systems available, Sing Core does tend to cater towards the more high-end modern aluminum pivot door marketplace.

For increased security concerns in American aluminum pivot door products, aluminum impact resistant pivot doors are increasing in popularity and Sing Core is making an impact on the security industry charged with providing safe and secure commercial aluminum pivot doors.

You might be surprised how many times you’ve already encountered Sing Core inside storefront aluminum pivot doors, or in many educational, scientific, industrial or military applications.

Big aluminum pivot doors

We’ve often heard, “If no one can do it, call Peter Sing.” This is the most common inquiry made which introduces architects and engineers to the invaluable resource Sing Core can provide when overcoming the challenges of weight, size, insulation properties, or high precision aluminum pivot doors.

Take an exterior aluminum pivot entry door, for example. They are usually taller, and wider than other pivoting doors. If one side of the large aluminum slab faces the building’s exterior, and the other faces a more climate-controlled interior, this is a recipe for disaster.

This is why most pivoting entrance doors fail, and if your exterior aluminum pivot door fails, it may not reflect well upon your engineering, design, or creative capabilities. That’s why most companies will not warranty a large aluminum pivot door if it is over a certain size, because it will likely fail. If not soon, most likely at the next change of season. But not if it has Sing Core inside.

Each aluminum pivot door is a one of a kind work of art handmade in USA

Every premium aluminum pivot door from Sing Core comes with a 50-year warp-free and structural guarantee. Thanks to Sing’s True Flat Team, each Sing aluminum door blank is custom Made in the USA specifically for its intended use and performance expectations, and each door is guaranteed not to warp, bend, twist, or otherwise fail for 50 years if used for the purpose it was created for, and no other material is so high precision.

Because Sing Core does not use welding in the patented creation process of their 50-year guaranteed aluminum pivot doors, they have extremely high tolerances for high precision aluminum pivot door manufacturing with Sing Core’s =/- .006-inch tolerances.

Which also makes the Sing aluminum pivot door the best substrate to use for a modern glass and aluminum pivot door or wood and aluminum doors. While wood might be a tug-of-war challenge for any other aluminum pivot door blank, now you can mix and match aluminum with wood without having to stress over your next aluminum pivot door with wood project, regardless of size.

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Master Quality Door Veneer Surfaces

Our Master Quality Doors are Complimented by Our Ultra High Quality Skin and Surface Choices

Wood Veneers

Veneer allows us to create a high end finish with less weight and cost while offering a wide assortment of beautiful door surfaces.  There are a number of different types of veneers that all provide excellent options that will compliment the styles of your structures.   Difference species generally demand a different price.  Some popular examples are Maple, White Oak, Mahogany, Cherry, Alder, and Hemlock.  Veneers are sold in bundles and range in price, but generally use the most flawless wood to provide the absolute most appealing visual aspects for your doors.  Standard veneer thickness is .020″, and is often used to decorate high end furniture, cabinetry, cabinetry, floors, and even plywood. You can trust Sing Core to veneer your doors, alternatively you can get substrate only and have your veneer applied locally.*

The beauty of veneer is the high quality wood grain appearance that provides you with the most natural aesthetics.  Each piece is completely unique, because it is cut from the actual logs.  Not only does this allow you an amazing modern appearance, but also you can achieve a more vintage, timeless, or antique look.  Normally, better quality veneers are used for doors, because customers want the best looking doors they can possibly get.  Door grade veneer comes in a few distinct grades.

Huge Pivot Door Mahogany Wood Veneer

Gorgeous Massive Mahogany Wood Veneer Door

Face Cut Options

Rotary Cut Veneer – Created by spinning the log and peeling off sheets, almost like unrolling a roll of toilet paper, rotary cut veneer is the most common type of veneer.  The advantage of this type of veneer is that it results in one continuous sheet.  It is a very cost effective way of producing veneer, but it results in a very unpredictable grain pattern.

Plain Sliced or Flat Cut Veneer – This is the second most common cut.  In this method, thin layers are sliced one at a time along the width of the log.  The slices, which are also called leaves, because the blade works its way from the top of the log to the bottom, there is a gradual transition in the grain pattern.  This method of cutting parallel to the growth rings results in a V-shaped pattern that is often seen on sheets of plywood.

 

Rift Cut Veneer – Another interesting method is the rift cut process, which allows for a more straight-grained look.  In this method the log is quartered, then cut perpendicular to the grain in repeating arches.  The advantage to this is that you get a relatively uniform grain appearance.  The disadvantage to rift sawn veneer is that it costs more, because the process is more time consuming.

Quarter Sliced Veneer – This type of veneer is also sometimes called quarter cut or quarter sawn veneer.  This cut is often specified when the customer wants an exceptionally straight grain appearance.  First, the log is quartered, which allows each quarter to be sliced perpendicular to the growth rings.  Since leaves are cut more narrowly than plain sliced, they are much more easily lined up with other leaves, allowing for superior uniformity.  Despite it’s vast advantages, this method requires a larger log diameter compared to the alternative methods.  This method also achieves a sort of flaking appearance, created when the veneer knife bisects medullary rays in the tree.

Beautiful Maple Veneer Skin

Beautiful Maple Veneer Skin

 

Veneer Matching Options

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No matter what cut of veneer is applied, without proper veneer matching, your project will not turn out as expected.  Veneer matching is a true art form.  The job of matching veneer is a precise job that requires a detailed approach.  The appearance is partially determined by how the veneer slices are lined up on the doors.

Book Match Veneer – Every other veneer leaf is turned over, like the pages of a book.  With this method, the veneer will be mirrored between each consecutive two leaf section, resulting in a repeating series of symmetrical patterns.  This method is preferred by many, because of the continuity of grain.  This method produces both ascending and descending prominent characteristics of the grain.  Not all cuts of veneer can be used with the Book Matching method, however, but plain, quarter, or rift sliced veneers can all be used for this purpose.  This book end formation tends to reflect light and accept stains differently.  With this method there is also potential for wide color variation, known as “barber pole” in some species or flitches.  Despite these variations, they are still considered desirable.

Random Match Veneer – This method produces a more chaotic appearance, because pieces are generally unmatched, as if the applicator has taken a series of boards and lined them up on the surface of the door.  This produces a more old fashioned look, as something that was perhaps built before modern methods of veneer were invented.  With this method, there is often a deliberate method to reduce grain consistency.

Continuous Match Veneer – This is when the pieces of veneer are used for both the door and the transom, allowing for a very consistent look between the door and the transom.

End Match Veneer – This is generally selected for doors with transoms.  This match uses a single piece of veneer that runs from the bottom to the top of the door.   Veneer can be turned turned at the joint to achieve this appearance.

Slip Match Veneer – This is one of the quickest methods of matching veneer, but requires higher quality veneer that is fairly uniform in appearance.  Sheets are slipped out on the the surface one after the other, creating a wave of repeating patterns.  Some frown on this method, because of the abrupt joints.  This differs from book match veneer in that book match is better at hiding the joints.  Uniformity of color is superior in this method, because each piece has a similar level of light refraction.  It also allows for a relatively straight grain pattern.

Natural Variations

Because wood is an organic product, each piece has its own characteristics.  There is a vast array of grain patterns and formations, which can vary among trees and different flitches.  Because of that, some trees may not meet standards.  Other trees may considered of exceptional quality.  Prices may also vary depending on the quality and appearance of the veneer.  Because of variations in natural grain of each tree and differences in cuts, you can experience amazingly unique grain, pattern, and color, for each leaf of veneer, which translates into an an unlimited variations in door appearances.

In all cases, the natural wood quality will improve and compliment design elements, especially if the wood is applied in its natural state, unfettered by paints and enamels which might hinder the actual beauty of the wood.

Some species, like maple and birch can show a wide variety of color ranges.  When it comes to maple and birch unlimited amounts of sapwood and heartwood, large portions may be unusable, because of unacceptable color.  Sapwood lighter in color, while heartwood is darker in color.  There is also the issue with light, dark, and color streaks, spots, and color variation that results from mixing sapwood with heartwood.  If these sorts of variants in color and grain are not desired by you or your customers, veneer must be selected accordingly.  If lighter shades of veneer are desired, you must specify sapwood maple or birch.  If darker shades are required, you should select heartwood, however, this type is often limited in supply.

 * = Professional veneering can be very tricky. If you are getting substrate from Sing Core and having your millwork (or someone else) apply the veneer, be certain to affirm that they have the expertise to apply the veneer appropriately. We use the highest level of professional veneer professional and techniques. We can guarantee our veneering, if you have veneering done off-site, it is their responsibility to do it correctly. A faulty veneer could jeopardize your Sing warranty.

 

Door Graphics and Murals

Very Large Sliding Door With and Without Mural

Our doors make an exceptional surface for applying murals, canvases, or printed wraps and images.  This is an excellent way to make an otherwise standard looking door, beautiful and vibrant.

In recent years, graphics, scenes, or photos applied to the surfaces of doors that turn your openings into true works of art.  This style of door is only limited by your imagination!  Some examples are as follows:

  • Fine Art: Amazing portraits, scenery and landscapes, animals, objects like cars and still life images
  • Photos: Nature, wildlife, underwater scenes, forests
  • Designs: Patterns, colors, shapes, and other abstract art
  • Wood Grains: Any sort of wood species, style, or colors
  • Plants: Beautiful flowers, leaves, barks, and other plant based imagery
  • Textures: Pebbled, rusted, grainy, smooth, baked earth and other textures
  • Other: Anything you can imagine can be printed Sing Core doors as long as you have high quality electronic images and graphic files.

We start with a smooth tempered board or Medium Density Overlay (MDO) for a best quality finish, or select a wood veneer or paint grade option for your highest quality finishes.  This is only limited by your imagination!