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Sliding Door Evolution

Welcome to the sliding door evolution whose time has come. Architects and designers are looking at new ways to approach the challenges which one faces when incorporating sliding doors and windows. There is a lot more to take into consideration than your ordinary hinged door, especially if you throw a few variables into the mix, taxing the ability of the door engineers to solve potential problems.

This is the new sliding door evolution, pressing the envelope beyond your parent’s sliding door into an entirely new sliding door revolution. This new generation of sliding doors includes sliding doors which can be immense in size, made of a variety of available materials, including wood, the most difficult genre of sliding door making material due to its propensity to move according to changes in the environment causing the wooden sliding doors to warp.

Sliding door warping is probably the top reason why sliding doors fail, which can lead to damage to the sliding door’s finish, hardware, or even the supporting structure. Good news for entire companies who service sliding doors that fail, bad news for the people, companies, and organizations which paid top dollar for a uniquely designed, highly functional sliding door.

Top-of-the-line high-end sliding doors and windows are expensive and when a client pays a lot of money for a one-of-a-kind door that no one else has, their performance expectations increase exponentially. They think if they pay that kind of money for a sliding door, it should be high precision, fully functional, have characteristics that separate it from less expensive over-the-counter doors, and most of all fail-proof. Which, until now, was too much to ask for.

The most discerning architectural sliding door designers and engineers can now create a high-precision sliding door made of any material that outperforms any traditional sliding door, bar none, thanks to inventor, Peter Sing’s patented Sing Core. Sing knows how to build large non-warp sliding doors.

If your sliding door has Sing Core inside, you can create a large solid composite core door (up to 50 ft. or more) that can be lightweight (1/3 the weight, or less, of other door solutions), yet stronger than steel pound-for-pound (660+ PSI). Beyond lightweight and high strength attributes, you also can enjoy an Eco-friendly sliding door solution which also offers, full insulation for increased sound deadening and climate control capabilities.

While just these attributes alone would satisfy the custom sliding door manufacturers of interior sliding doors, what about exterior sliding doors?

Exterior Sliding Doors

Sliding doors on the exterior of a structure are by far the most problematic because these doors face the most dramatic of circumstances, with one side facing the structure’s interior and the other side potentially (or fully) exposed to the elements. This is a recipe for sliding door disaster. The more extreme the conditions on either side of the door, the more potential for failure due to warping.

With Sing Core inside your sliding door, you can rest assured that your sliding door is not going to warp. In fact, the inventor himself, personally guarantees each door will not bend, twist, warp, or otherwise fail (including the structure) for 50 years. This is unheard of in the door industry until today. Sing Core is responsible for making some of the most extreme doors in the world possible.

Now, you can have a fine one-of-a-kind custom high-end sliding door manufactured just for you, with all the bells and whistles you could possibly imagine, even if your design calls for an extremely large sliding door opening, fully-backed by Sing 50-year no-fail guarantee.

Therefore, you find Sing’s doors in the most predominant locations throughout the United States, from beneath the sea (US Navy) to outer space (NASA) and everywhere in between. Sing Core is changing the way door engineers and sliding door companies create the most highly advanced sliding doors in the world. This is the next evolutionary step in sliding door technology.

Yes, you find doors with Sing Core inside in the most expensive multi-million-dollar homes (like this one), and amidst the campuses of Fortune 500 companies, sophisticated science labs, universities, and are more rapidly appearing in the modern designs of industrial and military installations, but that doesn’t mean you won’t find Sing Core inside your residential home.

Sing Core is now getting the interest of real estate developers, not just the multi-million-dollar spec home builders. It is not unusual to see door shipments of 700 sliding doors being loaded onto trucks for delivery from Sing Core’s factory located in the Pacific Northwest’s Washington State to the newest real estate development(s) which could be near you. We work with construction companies and help them win the bid for quantity commercial door orders. and often help direct inquiries to help match Sing sliding doors for homeowners.

You may be living in a condominium or apartment and have a sliding door with Sing Core inside and not even know about it. And if you don’t have a sliding Sing door, maybe you should be thinking about joining the sliding door revolution and getting one for yourself.

Not surprisingly, most of the sliding doors with Sing Core inside ship to the Eastern seaboard, with most of them landing in the greater New York area where the specific characteristics of Sing’s invention are most heralded among the high-end contemporary architecture and design firms, even reaching the highest location possible on the top floor of the One World Trade Center.

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Pivot Door Trickle Down Influence

Large pivot doors are featured in the most impressive architectural designs of the most prestigious government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, industrial applications, and multi-million-dollar homes throughout the United States and the world.

There is no doubt that encountering pivot doors of this magnitude are garnering the attention of the most famed architects who are easily recognizable by name, and the most powerful creative design people in the world. It’s no wonder that the large pivot door trickle down influence is making its way into the hearts, minds, and designs of modern architectural designs, attracting the thought of upper middle-class Americans.

The only problem with these mammoth pivoting doors is that it is not enough to create a large opening and to fill it with a pivoting slab of any desired material without encountering a plethora of potential problems and shortfalls, leaving inexperienced large pivot door engineers and builders mesmerized by challenge after challenge following the decision to take on of such a project. This makes them much more expensive than standard pivot doors and may present a price threshold which may be cost prohibitive for the budget of the average homeowner.

While the large pivot door looks so good on paper and in artist’s renderings of projects, increasing the desire to have custom entry pivot doors, there’s a lot to consider before getting to the stage of installing your pivot door with any hope of it meeting your expectations fully.

Custom pivot doors are expensive, and that’s why many millworks take on such a job, because it’s a good way to support your bottom line. Though, let’s say, your millwork is providing many or all the standard doors in your project, then you introduce the idea of including custom made pivot doors. Millworks start to worry about any door which exceeds a height of eight-feet-tall and four-feet-wide.

Why so much concern about these doors, especially if they are custom pivot wood doors? The main concern is that any millwork knows that if a pivoting door is any larger than a standard piece of plywood (which even a 4-by-8 pivot door can be a challenge, performance-wise), it will not be long before these modern pivot doors fail due to warp, are so heavy that regular use of it will cause the pivot door hardware (even heavy duty pivot door hardware) to deteriorate prematurely, or cause structural damage to the facility which may not have been designed in such a way to properly host such a beautiful beast.

Exterior pivot doors provide the greatest challenge for custom pivot door designers, engineers and manufacturers because high-end pivot entry doors are used by the most demanding clientele. The aficionados demand flawless pivot door operation as they see this as an extension of themselves. Not only must the pivot door look enormously beautiful, but it must operate in the most pristine fashion without fail.

All Wood Pivot Door

If your pivot door is a large oversized wood pivot door, you know that such a door will be prone to warping, and this will reflect poorly on your clientele.

To determine if a pivot door is right for you, you must first seek out to find the perfect pivot door for your specific application. You will need to know which direction the pivot door is facing, will there be differing climates on either side of the door? Will one side of the door be exposed to the elements? Are sound-deadening or climate control desired features? In which direction will the wood grain be oriented? Will you be using solid wood/wood stave or wood veneer?

Those are just a few of the most important questions you will need to know besides how big the pivot door opening is.

If you live in the United States, you might also consider seeking out a USA pivot door company who has expertise in build high performance large wooden pivoting doors. Next you will also want to inquire regarding their guarantee. Do they guarantee their large pivot doors to not fail for 50 years?

We know of only one way to build a large Eco-friendly pivot door that comes backed with a 50-year warp-free guarantee, and those pivot doors all have one thing in common. While they may all be manufactured by different custom pivot door companies, and the biggest door manufacturers in the world, they all have Sing Core inside.

And that’s not all, a large pivot door may be the most impressive door in the emerging architectural design industry (especially for the upper echelon) the use of alternative surface materials is broadening the scope of door skin types for pivot door designs everywhere.

Metal Pivot Doors

Metal pivot doors are one of those new expanding categories which feature many different aesthetic impressions based on the metal material being featured. For instance, the industrial look of hot rolled steel pivot doors would make anyone take a second glance and take note of the unique industrial look of such a pivot door.

There are many options for incorporating the ultimate steel pivot door in your design, as you could use cold rolled steel, diamond plate steel, galvanized steel, or even a stainless-steel exterior door. You are not limited to steel pivot doors only, as your pivot door could feature any metal, such as aluminum pivot doors, or pivot doors made of brass, bronze, copper, nickel, or any other type of metal pivoting doors you might have in mind.

Architectural Pivot Doors

For the most modern pivot doors, you can design to your heart’s content using multiples of materials, like brass and glass, wood and aluminum, even glass and aluminum with wood clad. You are no longer limited to the standard glass pivot doors enjoyed by your parents or grandparents.

You can opt for pivoting French doors where the glass portion includes one-third or more of the pivot door’s surface area, or you can design wildly unique glass pivoting doors with lite opening shapes and locations which set your door apart from any other pivot door, in a sense creating a one-of-a-kind work of art.

Maybe it’s time you expanded your ideas about pivot doors where the sky is the limit for creating your most unique pivot doors of any size up to 50 ft. x 50 ft., or even larger.

Fully-insulated pivot doors with Sing Core inside do offer sound-dampening and climate control and have been used widely as sound proof doors and in refrigeration.

Custom pivot doors offer many advantages over other types of run of the mill pivot front doors and no other pivot door is more lightweight (a fraction of other solid wood-based pivot door cores), high-strength (660+ PSI, stronger than steel pound-for-pound), or high-precision (Sing Core tolerance = +/- .006 in.).

Eco-friendly Sing Core offers the best use of renewable and recycled materials to achieve the ultimate in sustainability with its power packed 50-year warp-free guarantee.

Affordable Pivot Doors

While the biggest and most expensive pivot doors may be out of reach of middle America at the moment, Sing Core is working hard toward inventor Peter Sing’s vision to have Sing Core inside every home in the USA and the world. Wide-spread interest is growing as the idea of large pivot door trickle down influence permeates all walks of life. Be looking for new developments as they become available in terms of affordable pivot doors with Sing Core inside for you.

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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!

 

 

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Side Light Door

The new Sing Core Sidelight Door is something new, which has never happened before in the door industry.

Sing Sidelight Door

Material: FRP
One solid piece
Door opening 48 inches
Warp-free: Yes
R Value 11.375
50 yr guarantee
Customizable: Yes
Weather resistant: Yes
Sound Deadening: Yes
Lightweight: Yes

Solid Wood Door

Material: solid wood
One piece
Door opening 48 inches
Warp-free: No
R Value 1.75
No warranty
Customizable: No
Weather resistant: No
Sound Deadening: No
Lightweight: No

Traditional Side Light Door

Material: FRP
Three pieces
Door opening 36 inches
Warp-free: No
R Value 7.0
Std. Warranty: 1 yr
Customizable: No
Weather resistant: Yes
Sound Deadening: No
Lightweight: Yes



New lower-priced wide Sing doors

Traditionally a door with one or two sidelights makes the door opening look much bigger, but when you open the door, the opening is only 36-inches.

Why not make the door and the side lights open together?

This is due to the limitations of standard door manufacturing methods. Nobody can build a four- or five-foot wide door without it warping.

If your door warps as little as one-quarter-of-an-inch, you will not be able to secure or latch the door, and you will have a problem with air-leaks. What good is a door if it cannot latch?

Now, you can save up to half the money with the same look with a bigger opening, more insulation, and lightweight without having to give up superior strength and rigidity. We build doors, like this, at many times the size and guarantee them for 50 years, every day.

Lightweight Wide One-piece Sidelight Doors

The extra light weight attributes of doors with Sing Core inside means you can use standard door hinge hardware without running the risk that it will fail or need continued extra maintenance for having to swing a huge four- or five-foot door back and forth.

Choose from your choice of four sizes: 78 – 82 x 44 – 48, with or without lite cutouts for use as exterior front doors, which could also be used as interior doors, with or without glass pre-installed.

Save on Door Hardware and Maintenance

Normal hinges last longer because your door with Sing Core inside weighs a fraction of the weight of any other solid wood, or solid wood-based core door, plus you will never have to worry about this door every warping.

In the event of an economic downturn, you can save the money in construction, installation, and labor necessary to have a door with side lights by using your slidelight door with Sing Core inside in its place saving you a great deal of money whether it is specified prior to building your structure, or used as a replacement door.

Unfinished Sidelight Door Lasts for How Long?

Owner Peter Sing uses an untreated door just like this at his home for many years without fail even though it is exposed 100% to the weather and sunlight. Imagine how much more weatherproof your door could be, simply by properly sealing and/or weather-treating your door with urethane or some other protective coating.

If an unfinished, untreated Sing sidelight Door could last years 100% exposed to the elements, how much longer will your extra wide door last if properly weather-treated?

You Can Do the Glass or We Can

We can put windows in your sidelight door, or you can do it yourself. We provide door glass suppliers for the DIY side light door manufacturers to make it easy for you to do it yourself, or you can save yourself the hassle and we will install the glass for you.

Save More with Sing Modern Sidelight Doors and Hardware

You can have the most modern-looking wide doors without the heavy weight or price-tag by using Sing Core inside your modern sidelight doors.

 

 

DIY Modern Sidelight Doors

You can also add custom molding to the surfaces of your sidelight door for almost unlimited varieties of presentation with the most significant visual impact.

A list of suggested DIY door hinge suppliers is also available to you to select and install your own hardware for the avid do-it-yourselfers.

Any style or look of sidelight door, or other type of wide door, can be easily created by adding lite cutouts, or molding, to the door’s surfaces to achieve any desired aesthetic appearance.

Sidelight Door Slabs

Our favorite door companies carry a stock of Sidelight Doors which are flush door slabs ready for modification and cutting of lite openings. Simply trim up to 2-inches off each edge for desired sizing (78-82 x 44-48 inches) and CNC your client’s desired lite openings, finish, insert glass, and you’re ready to go. Your own custom sidelight door that will not warp.

DIY Door Hardware

We’ve taken a proactive stance to make your Sing Sidelight Door as DIY and user-friendly as you might like because the more work you do yourself, the less money you will have to spend on the actual door itself, putting more money in your pocket to spend on other things.

Why HPL in Your Sidelight Door?

The primary surface materials suggested and used for Sing Sidelight Doors is HPL and Formica. The reason is, we have found this to be the least expensive way to build a weatherproof wide sidelight door without compromising the structure of the door.

HPL is an excellent choice of door skin because is superior to wood because it is lighter weight than solid wood, impervious to the effects of rain, sleet, snow, or exposure to the sun, or rapid changes in climate conditions. HPL also requires less maintenance than solid wood, or wood veneer door, yet can look exactly the same as solid wood to the naked eye.

HPL in High-end Sidelight Doors

High-end door companies use wood stave or wood veneer for their doors, but we suspect the day will come when all doors are made with natural-looking HPL door skins.

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Sing Core Best of 2018

Sing Core has had a wonderful year in 2018. This year marks the completion of a number of major projects completed by our clients. We are very happy to share their success. Additionally, Sing Core has had the fortune to expand in to a second, large, facility in addition to the one we currently operate in. This will lead to increased production capability, and potential for lower prices. Finally, we have added a number of technological improvements to our sales process including: semi-automatic pricing, automatic shop drawings (now free to all customers), and tighter control of all projects from initial estimate to final delivery.

Expansion in to a Second Facility

Sing Core is celebrating our continued expansion which is taking us to new places and new opportunities for you to experience what it means to have Sing Core inside your high-end products using our new, improved simple pricing method.

We recently bought another factory to expand the services to you, and to celebrate, we’re offering you discounts on all Sing Core products. So, if price was a concern in the past, now might be the best time to try Sing Core inside your products.

Looking for More Factory Space

We’re looking to expand even more! So, if you have a factory with square footage to spare, we are looking to sublet from you. If you have or know of a factory for sale, we might be prepared to buy it from you or someone you know.

Free Shop Drawings and More!

Sing Core has invested a substantial effort in automation and computer assistance regarding its sales and production processes. This includes: semi-automated pricing, automatic shop drawings, and improved project management.

Our pricing model is inherently linked to the specifics of your project, and in the past has required extensive human review and manual data entry. Now, we have a better method where data is automatically routed from your quote request, calculations made, and forms filled out. This means our team has more time to review individual projects, and estimates will get back to you more quickly.

This systems also gives us the power to provide free shop drawings to any customer who requests them.

Additionally, our system improves our ability to follow each project from start to finish, so everything from initial quote request, to sales info, to final production and shipping is fully recorded and available to our team. With massive centralization of data comes the ability to generate forms automatically, and so reduce potential for errors and to keep our whole team informed about the specifics of your project. The bottom line is quick, error-free service for all our customers.

Best Doors of 2018

Sing Core is honored to involved in so many projects, and to push the boundaries of what is possible with doors and door technology, all across the United States. Although there are too many to include all of them, below are some of the most impressive projects we are delighted to show you from the last year.

14′ Foot Tall French Door

Industry leading millworks, architects, and high end designers call on us to make all kinds of doors that present far too much of a challenge for other door manufacturers to construct.  This was the very door many of our customers called “mission impossible.”

This 14 foot tall French door can be easily carried and transported by just a single worker, yet, pound for pound, it’s stronger than steel and warp free guaranteed for 50 years.  Here at singcore, we make the impossible possible! Doing the impossible while providing you with exceptional quality products is part of our philosophy here at Sing Core.

27′ Wide, 9′ Tall Sliding Door / Moveable Wall

Sing Core is proud to accept large sliding door, movable wall, or temporary wall projects the would cause other door core producers. Once example is this amazing door produced in mid 2018. In this project the greatest qualities of Sing Core’s patented honeycomb core come to the forefront:

  • Light Weight
  • High Stength
  • Sound Deadening Qualities
  • Modular Construction
  • Extreme Warp Resistance

This wall was designed to be finished with an amazing custom mural. Imagine giant dragons, lush forests, or any image that sets the mood of your company’s work space.

With our spline joining system, seams in your large moving wall not a problem. The stability we provide means your custom art wall will be less likely to be damaged do to cracking paint. And, the panels light weight means it can be both a dream to operate and to look at.

Oversize Pivot Doors

This pivot door represent the best reasons why Sing Core excels in these types of applications. Our light weight, yet strong core technology lends itself perfectly a functional and resilient door. Clients will find their Sing Core pivot door easy to use, and not too bulky, but still with a strong feeling like steel in their hands.

Likewise, the contractors, millworks, architects, and trade professionals who we have the pleasure to work with feel confident in our exceptionally panels because of our industry leading 50-year warp-free guarantee. Our panels are so straight, and last for so long that we have no fears about their longevity, and this confidence makes our customers secure in their work.

 

 

Work With Us

Sing Core is always seeking to expand, and drive the way forward with new clients, new projects, and even more innovation. Contact us to day with your next project to see how we can assist you!

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Pocket Door

Pocket doors have become an integral part of modern architectural design.  Despite the many advantages of pocket doors, they do present unique challenges in both the manufacturing and the installation process.

The Best Pocket Doors

Sing Core has become known for making some of the largest, most impressive sliding doors on the market.  Pocket doors are sliding doors that slide into a pocket in the wall.  Certain customers have come to know Sing Core, not only for our sliding doors, but also for our magnificent pocket doors.  Introducing the best pocket doors!

Pocket Door Challenges

The concept of pocket doors seems simple very simple.  They are similar to sliding doors in that they slide on tracks and typically use rollers to open and close.  The big difference is that they slide into a pocket that has fixed dimensions inside the wall.  If the door warps or skews, the door cease to function.  You will not be able to open or close the door because warping will change the dimensions of the door.

Warp Free Pocket Door

Over decades, we have developed our patented and patent pending materials that allow for super strong, light weight, warp free door construction.  Warping and skewing present significant problems for pocket doors, because pocket doors must slide into a fixed space inside the wall.  Any deviation from specifications will prevent the door from fitting into the space.  When this happens, your door will cease to function.  You will need to buy a new door, change out your hardware that may bend or break as a result of door malfunction.  In some cases, you also need to rebuild your door frame or your walls when they are ruined from doors being opened and closed.

But we have solved all of the problems associated with large pocket doors and large sliding doors.  When you use Sing Core products, you not only get a door that exceeds AWI standards in terms of warpage, you also get a door that’s guaranteed against warping for 50 years.  Because of our special design methods, you will get a door that ensures proper functionality for decades.

Large Pocket Doors

The larger the door the bigger the challenge.  Large pocket doors are more susceptible to warping.  In order to function properly, they must be specially designed to resist warping.  Larger doors must be specially constructed so that they are warp free on installation, as well as, over time.

 

 

 

Ultra High Strength – Large pocket door must be exceptionally strong to stand up to the most rigorous use.  At Sing Core, we have revolutionized door strength with Peter Sing’s patented and patent pending technology that allows us to build doors that are very high strength, tested independently at over 660 PSI.

 

Super Light Weight – Up to 90% lighter than solid wood doors.  Sing Core specially engineered core uses Peter Sing’s revolutionary design to bring a solid door strength to doors that allows for super light weight performance.

 

Straight/Warp Free – Specially designed stiffeners built into our doors make sure your doors are warp free over the long haul for better performance and function.

 

Structurally Stable – With our groundbreaking process, we can make doors that are built exactly to your specifications, and will not skew of shift over time.  That way, you have a door that functions worry free for decades.

 

Eco-friendly – We support sustainability by using 100% renewable, eco-friendly materials, so our products are better on the environment.

 

Guaranteed – When it comes to guarantees, no company on the market can do better.  Our Sing Core Professional Panels are used for doors and other high end applications where stability and precision are of the utmost importance.  All of our Sing Core Professional panels come with a whopping 50 Year Guarantee against warping, cracking, breaking, and skewing.  Name one other company who can do this.  Most companies don’t even offer a one year guarantee, but we can do this because our products have such a strong track record of performance.

 

No one can make panels as large, yet warp free like we can!  You have our guarantee on that.

 

Proudly Made in America

All of our products are 100% made in the USA.  We take pride in supporting our country.  That’s why you won’t find any products that aren’t made in America here.  We also use high quality inputs that are sourced from local suppliers.

Door Skins

Our door system allow you to specify almost any skin for your doors.  We specialize in high quality wood and metal doors.  We have several options depending on your budget.  Our paint grade ply option is our most economical option.  Next is our hardwood veneer option.  Mahogany, oak, walnut, and alder are popular.  We also use 1/8″ wood stave on our highest end option, which gives you a solid wood appearance, but has our specially engineered core to maintain the light weight feature our doors are famous for.  We also make metal doors.  In our metal doors category, we specialize in hot rolled and cold rolled steel, but we also have a very popular aluminum option.

any door skin hard wood metal aluminum

 

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Large Sliding Bottom Rolling Doors

You will find Sing’s super large, oversized bottom rolling large sliding doors in use over a wide variety of industries such as aviation, commercial, agricultural, and industrial applications.

If you are looking for a lightweight oversized large sliding door that is stronger than steel pound for pound your solution to the size vs. weight ratio has finally arrived.

Due to inventor, Peter Sing’s patented and patent-pending large door technologies, door designers, and engineers of architectural doors have been empowered to take their conceptual contemporary ideas to the next level.

Now, even the largest of sliding doors can become manageable as complete solid units or as modular systems ready for assembly on site, with less need for heavy equipment with reduced threat of on the job injuries which is an ever-present risk when dealing with traditional large sliding bottom rolling doors, but not if your design has Sing Core inside.

These revolutionary lightweight and high-strength materials are having a huge impact on contemporary architecture and design especially in groundbreaking projects involving the largest rolling modern sliding doors in their respective industries.

Government and military applications now have a lightweight high-strength substructure made of Sing Core which can handle the added weight of any heavy weight additional material which may be soundproof and/or blast-proof, reducing the overall weight to one-third or less without compromising safety, security, or high performance.

And no other Eco-friendly, lightweight, dimensionally stable, and insulated building material is more high-precision (+/- .006 in.), stronger than steel (660+ PSI), or sustainable, which comes with a full 50-year warp-free and structure guarantee. 50 years!

When used as substrate material, the added insulation, which is also an integral component of Sing Core’s structural strength, helps add sound deadening characteristics while increasing climate control capabilities of any end product encapsulating it, saving lives and energy.

From beneath the sea (US Navy) to outer space (NASA) and throughout industries everywhere in between, Sing Core is changing the manufacturing methods when approaching the latest developments in the design and deployment of the largest sliding bottom rolling doors.

Whether inside the aerospace flying structures of the top aviation companies or the structures which house them while they are on the ground, lightweight high-strength Sing Core is making huge improvements in performance and reduced maintenance costs over time, when compared to traditional manufacturing methods inside and surrounding large aircraft designs.

While Peter Sing’s patented core material could be used in nearly any phase of construction, and has been used to build entire structures, from foundation to roof, everywhere in between, including most all interior furnishings, it’s premiere use with the highest degree of noticeable increased performance, is when it is featured inside any large rolling slider door system.

Steel buildings are made of it, without the need of a structure frame, which is having a noticeable impact for designers of modern metal building systems and the contemporary architects who are specifying Sing Core in their designs.

Large rolling doors with Sing Core inside can be used in any specific configuration, such as bi parting sliding doors, single-stack sliders, sliding doors floating, or fully suspended doors of large or enormous size.

Keep in mind that Sing’s large sliding bottom rolling door solution is not an out-of-the-box one-stop solution as Sing only provides the base door material which can be covered in nearly any flat building material in his factory located in the Pacific Northwest in Washington State.

Routinely, Sing’s base material is sent to metal fabricators, machine shops, millworks, or custom door manufacturers who supply the finishing details, prep for hardware, and arrange for installation of the behemoth sliding doors.

Not only are Sing’s base door manufactured in the United States but all the material inside these extraordinary one-of-a-kind door blanks are local sourced and each one is like an individually unique work of art fully made in the USA.

If you’re in the planning stages of your next project which may potentially feature large sliding bottom rolling doors, shouldn’t you check with your architect or door designer to see if you should have Sing Core inside your door?

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Pivot Door | Stronger than Steel Pivot Door

Introducing the only lightweight high strength pivot door in the world that is guaranteed to be flat and stay flat without warping for 50 years, and youcan get it from your favorite pivot door company.

Pivot door. Stronger than steel pivot door

If you want the best pivot door, you want to make sure your pivot door has a modern design. Any pivot door with Sing Core inside can be made to look like any other pivot door weighing in at hundreds or thousands of pounds more, if itweren’t for this amazing pivot door core technology.

Pivot door architects, designers, and engineers are specifying Sing Core in their modern pivot doors for that extra satisfaction that comes from being able to stand behind your product, even if the pivot door system features a very large pivot door.

All pivot doors made with Sing Core inside are hand crafted pivot doors made to exacting standards with the highest tolerances (+/- .006-inch) for high precision appeal that cannot be found elsewhere among lightweight pivot door cores. Whether specifying a commercial door pivot, industrial custom pivot doors, or high end residential custom entry pivot doors, specifying Sing Core makes all the difference.

True flat large pivot doors can be glass pivot doors, or made of any available wood species, steel and glass doors, steel pivot doors, or any combination of custom entry doors, including large size doors.

Our pivot doors are custom made in the USA by artisans, craftsmen, and engineerswho take pride in their ability to deliver the goods when it comes to warp-freedoors that can be guaranteed not to warp.

Your pivot door is a superb, space saving solution, which can be an excellent way to divide two adjoining spaces. When used as pivoting room dividers, you get the added safety, security, and peace of mind that comes with your pivot door being fully insulated. Your insulated pivot door offers added climate control and sound deadening capabilities which couldn’t be achieved without Sing’s patented and patent-pending pivot door technologies.

Millworks love working with our lightweight MDF pivot door blank because it is lightweight, easy to finish, handle and maneuver around the job site without having to use heavy equipment, greatly reducing handling costs throughout the life of the project. Not to mention the money saved by not having to replace or repair the pivot door over the life of the project.

Pivot hinges can be added to your pivot door project in a variety of ways from edge-pivot-hinged (where the pivot door is hinged on one side only) pivoting door as an alternative to the center pivot hinged door that immediately comes to mind when you think of a traditional pivot door.

Large edge pivot doors can feature a man door (a door within a door) for passthrough without having to open the large pivoting door at all. Edge pivot doors have the advantage of offering the as wide an opening as a side-hinged door but are far more elegant and can host a much thicker pivoting door slab.

Modern steel pivot doors are increasingly in demand and Sing Core offers the best solution to the issue of heavy weight of traditional metal pivoting doors providing a lightweight alternative which provides superior high performance. While providing the lighter weight pivoting steel door, the strength is not compromised because Sing’s pivot door core is stronger than steel (660 PSI+) pound for pound.

Now, you can have a high-quality steel door with excellent protection of impact doors with the soundproofing of sound isolation doors without all the bulk and added weight.

Shouldn’t the next door your get from your favorite pivot door company have Sing Core inside? All you have to do is to have your architect specify Sing Core in your pivot door design, or simply tell your custom pivot door manufacturer that you want, “Sing Core inside,” your pivot door.

Then, and only then, you will have the only pivot door that is guaranteed warp-free for 50 years.