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Metal Fabrication Metal Door Panels

Galvanized Steel + T SlotWhen it comes to metal fabrication, one metal company is making an environmentally sustainable impact on the manner in which metal is handled in America today. Eco-friendly lightweight and high-strength metal panels are replacing solid metal sheets and metal honeycomb panels in a safe and responsible manner resulting in a patented metal fabrication method creating metal panels that weight a fraction of the weight of solid metal but are stronger than steel pound for pound.

Stainless steel has been problematic for steel fabricators to work with due to being a highly hazardous occupation, until now. Exposure to toxins and high-skilled trades-people make for an expensive end product. The extreme heavy weight of steel presents other problems in terms of safety on the job site and expensive transportation, installation and maintenance costs. Eco-friendly SingCore is the perfect solution for these problems.

Aluminum

21 ft tall metal ivot doorAluminum is a lightweight metal and can be used in a variety of methods but needs a solid substrate or assorted framing to increase performance. While adequate for smaller projects, when the dimensions of the project expands so do the challenges. Sing Aluminum is the next level of high precision and performance due to its ability to offer:

High Strength Aluminum

Where other aluminum panels fail due to unavoidable weakness, Sing Aluminum relies on a solid substrate comprised of natural vertical wood grain torsion box/recycled rigid foam composite to achieve strengths stronger than steel (660 PSI, and more) enabling long spans without deflection or compromise, even under loads.

High Precision Aluminum

Due to the extreme precision (+/- .006 in.) of the solid SingCore composite substrate, the resulting Aluminum material (available in aluminum panel or aluminum post and beam configurations) is extremely flat for high precision applications, while remaining lightweight and Eco-friendly.

Stainless Steel

Lightweight High StrengthThere is elegance to stainless steel that cannot be denied, though problems appear especially when dealing with projects of large size because stainless steel is so heavy. To reduce the weight, stainless steel plates can be sandwiched with some type of lightweight core to reduce the weight, but strength is compromised; that is, unless you have SingCore inside.

Lightweight Stainless Steel

Thanks to SingCore, you can achieve outstanding results using Sing Stainless Steel panels, weighing in at a fraction of the weight of solid stainless steel, but maintaining the structural integrity of solid steel. Even though the weight issue is addressed by using honeycomb or other type of core substrates, they fail under stress or strain. Only SingCore has the ability to deliver the strength of solid steel at a fraction of the weight, while maintaining its high precision.

Galvanized Steel

20 ft span galvanized demoLong known for its ability to offer substantial weather resistance when exposed to the elements, galvanized steel is one of the most effective and long-lasting coating options for steel with a long history of success in all climates and weather conditions.

Super Strong Lightweight Galvanized Steel

Add to the long term success in exterior exposure, the lightweight and high strength of sandwiching galvanized steel around patented SingCore, and you have a panel that is impervious to the elements that could be interconnected using cam lock technology or other methods to build a modular exterior building or shelter in minutes, besides other applications.

You could build modular Sing galvanized steel panel components that could be guaranteed fail-free for 50 years.

cold rolled steel doors available as stainless steel doors and hot rolled steel doors lightweight stronger than steelCold Rolled Steel

Cold rolled steel is readily available in flat sheets and perfect for creating high precision and high performance custom steel doors when applied to patented SingCore. Cold rolled steel is one of the most popular steel surface materials in making Sing steel doors, which are steel doors with SingCore inside.

Besides doors, other popular cold rolled steel products include cold rolled steel panels, posts and beams with SingCore inside for lightweight high strength high precision and long life performance over time, unlike any other cold rolled steel substrate known.

Eco friendly hot rolled steelHot Rolled Steel

Hot rolled steel is similar to cold rolled steel, though is less strong than cold rolled steel. This can be overcome by crating high precision and extremely strong hot rolled steel panels with SingCore inside.

We are seeing an increase in hot rolled steel in both wall hot rolled steel panels and hot rolled steel doors due to the industrial look of the heat signatures that are unique characteristics of hot rolled steel and often part of the aesthetic design of the architect or designer of the project at hand.

Hot Rolled Steel Large Sliding Doors

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Stainless Steel Doors

Eco-friendly Stainless Steel

The patented Sing metal fabrication process produces an Eco-friendly metal panels by using the best of metal materials on the surface areas and the best of mother nature (vertical grain wood torsion box) and recycled materials (rigid foam material used to fill the torsion boxes). The culmination is metal panel that is made using natural low-tech methods without welding, while using formaldehyde-free adhesives.

stainless steel door diamond plate steel doors

Imagine lightweight Stainless Steel that will retain its form and function for years, with long spans and little deflection for sleeker, more modern steel work with lower installation costs, requiring less maintenance, substructure and may incorporate lighter weight steel door hardware. This emerging leading edge stainless steel technology comes from the pristine Pacific Northwest’s Washington State and ships these new stainless steel composite materials all over the world. The most popular destination of this revolutionary stainless steel construction method is NYC, New York City.

Stainless Steel Exterior Doors

Long the large exterior steel door manufacturers, Sing Core has created this one-of-a-kind Eco-friendly stainless steel solution solving long-term problems associated with large steel doors that are heavy (even if not solid steel) requiring expensive heavy duty hardware and continuing maintenance on the steel door, frame and supporting structure. This is why the military, science and industry sectors rely on Sing Core for the stainless steel exterior door solution that is insulated lightweight and stronger than steel pound for pound.

13 ft tall lightweight steel sliding doors stronger than steel doorsSing Steel Doors

Sing steel doors are available in sliding door, swing door, pivot door, bi fold and accordion door configurations.

A growing trend in large window openings in Sing steel doors is making its way into the architectural door specifications for many contemporary architectural designs. This steel French door style features large lite openings being cut into the solid composite steel slab door for either full- or half-glass panel installation.

Multi panel steel French doors can be configured as sets of steel double doors or a series of articulating steel doors in accordion door fashion using a combination of pivot and sliding door hardware.

High Precision Steel Doors

When industries demand high precision steel doors that also meet high performance expectations, Sing Core is the answer because this insulated solid steel door core material is so high precision (+/- .006 inches) which exceeds the precision of any other steel door core material for a solid extremely flat stainless steel surface. The welding and interior framing used in other steel doors causes inconsistencies across the surface of the stainless steel door resulting in variations that compromise the architectural specifications of the steel door.

Types of Steel Doors

The Sing steel door solution is available in any type/style of steel (depending on availability) including (but not limited to) stainless steel doors, galvanized steel doors, cold rolled steel doors and hot rolled steel doors.

Galvanized Steel Doors

Lightweight high-strength Sing galvanized steel doors are found in both exterior and interior applications. The scratch, rust and corrosion inhibiting characteristics offer advantages in exterior door installations.

20 ft tall span galvanized steel lightweight high strength perfectly straight steel doors

You will find Sing galvanized steel doors installed in industrial locations as well as commercial, hospitality, office buildings and high-end homes.

Having a high-end high performance and precision insulated galvanized steel door that is stronger than steel delivers added benefits including more security for impact resistance, sound dampening acoustic qualities and a longer life galvanized steel door with reduced maintenance over time.

cold rolled steel doors available as stainless steel doors and hot rolled steel doors lightweight stronger than steelCold Rolled Steel Doors

Sing Cold Rolled Steel (CRS) doors are the most popular of our Eco-friendly steel doors suitable for interior steel door applications. Like all of our Sing steel doors, cold rolled steel doors are pre-insulated, high precision and high performance while remaining lightweight and pound for pound stronger than steel.

The most popular cold rolled steel doors are as steel flush doors, though there is a growing trend of cutting large lite openings for glass installation for that steel French door style. Custom glass openings can be cut to your specifications.

Cold rolled steel is also a popular material for combinations of doors and interlocking cold rolled steel wall panels for fast and easy creation of temporary structures and in plant offices.

CRS is uncoated steel and requires a coat of primer.

Hot Rolled Steel Door

Sing Hot Rolled Steel doors are made from solid steel sections (made from 100% recycled steel) that were hot-rolled from new billet steel into shapes used to create our Eco-friendly insulated hot rolled steel doors that are lightweight, constructed using our patented solid torsion box composite core for a steel door that is stronger than steel (independently tested at 660 PSI) pound for pound.

hot rolled steel doors insulated lightweight high strength modern steel doors stronger than steelOut hot rolled steel doors are the hottest new material being specified by upscale designers and architects in contemporary projects who want to make an artistic statement using the unique industrial feel of hot rolled steel modern French doors in cutting edge commercial establishments, contemporary homes and mansions.

When a contemporary architect or designer can custom design hot rolled steel doors to accommodate the look and feel of any door, even sporting large glass openings for that hot rolled steel French door visual impact.

No other hot rolled steel door is more versatile in design or application.

Steel Sliding Doors

The importance for steel sliding doors to be lightweight and high precision makes Sing Core the standout product solution for all your steel sliding doors.

Sing steel doors are also available in swing door, pivot door, bi fold, accordion door configurations and is only scratching the surface of the endless applications of patented Sing Core.

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Hot Rolled Steel Doors

Large hot rolled steel panels being finished for installation in winery

Hot rolled steel panels high precision

Sing Core brings an Eco-friendly approach to working with large spans of hot rolled steel with less weight and more strength than plain steel pound for pound, revolutionizing the steel fabrication process. In fact, we are best known for our large hot rolled steel metal doors and hot rolled steel wall panels.

Our patented rolled steel panels feature custom metal fabrication uses high grade formaldehyde free adhesives instead of the more destructive welding process and your Sing Hot Rolled Steel Panel can host an exterior hot rolled sheet metal thickness of 16 gauge or more.

Sing hot rolled steel takes metal working into a whole new arena that is being embraced by steel companies making huge hot rolled steel products without having to use heavy steel framing.

These lightweight high strength hot rolled steel accordion doors (see video above) are 10 ft tall, each door panel is 3 ft wide and (brace yourself) only 3/4 inch thick… high precision and perfectly straight! (Try that with anything else… Only possible with patented Sing Core.)

Hot rolled steel accordian door panels quote request form example

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One of the primary functions of Sing hot rolled steel products is in the area of commercial steel entry doors. If you are new to metal manufacturing, you will find that raw hot rolled steel has a more primitive or industrial feel to it, it has a less smooth surface than cold rolled steel and requires finishing to avoid rust or oxidation. The unique appearance of hot rolled steel panels appeals to designers, architects, museums, art galleries and often used in steel wall art.

Sing metal wall panels lightweight stronger than steel pound for poundEspecially if you’re considering utilizing hot rolled steel for your large doors, Sing Core can help to mitigate the damages caused by the heavy weight of hot rolled steel doors with interior steel frames that require welding. This allows you to build hot rolled steel doors of immense size that are high precision, just like other types of Sing metal.

The Sing Core material is extremely high precision (within +/- .006 inch) which keeps your hot rolled steel door straight and flat regardless of its size. The advantages of the straighter and truer big metal doors come in handy when you multiply the door’s required integrity by two when dealing with steel double doors. Double steel doors, especially if they are large and oversized, are fraught with additional challenges.

Sing hot rolled steel can be used for upscale industrial steel doors and in commercial metal door replacements for increased performance and high precision which also supply the project with built in insulation and sound deadening qualities.

Galvanized steel modular wall panel 20 ft x 5 ft x 1 inch strength demonstration

20 ft x 5 ft x 1 inch strength demonstration

Our hot roll steel solutions are changing the scope of architectural metal fabrication because the nature of hot rolled steel is predominantly restrictive due to the weight and framing required to support the raw material. Having access to a lightweight, high strength alternative, like Sing Hot Rolled Steel Panels, opens doors to unencumbered creativity.

Sing Core’s hot rolled steel doors are just some of the best doors that are among the many types of doors that have put us on the map as the best door featured in the most high end jobs across the country and the world.

You will find Sing hot rolled steel panels used not only as a standard swing door but also as hot rolled steel flooring, hot rolled steel counter tops, hot rolled steel wall panels and room dividers, hot rolled steel pivot doors and hot rolled steel sliding doors.

Let Sing hot rolled steel set your creativity free. See also: Steel Fabrication

Click here for hot rolled steel prices.

20 ft steel door steel metal building

21 ft. tall Sing Steel Pivot Door (right on building)

Contemporary Architecture Design Hot Rolled Steel Wall Panels Industrial Architecture

Hot rolled steel panels lightweight stronger than steel

Hot rolled steel wall panels – stronger than steel

Hot Rolled Steel Large Sliding Doors

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Sing Core Metal-Skinned Panels

lightweight panel honeycomb high strength sing aluminum

Click on picture to see our aluminum page.

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Click here to see our galvanized steel page.

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Click here to see our stainless steel page.

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Our patented Sing Core honeycomb/torsion box panels can be covered in a metal skin of either aluminum , cold-rolled steel, galvanized steel, stainless steel, etc., depending on the desired effect and/or use.  (See applications.)  When covered in metal skin, our lightweight 2 x 2 inch grid panels include the following features to order:1)          Inch per inch stronger than steel (tested at 660 PSI);2)          True flat to 1/16” per 8’ (for 50 years with our professional guarantee);3)          Lightweight;

4)          Flutter/rattle resistant;

5)          Rust resistant:

6)          Non-combustible;

7)          Highly resistance to moisture corrosion/waterproof/water resistant/storm proof;

8)          Resistant to fungi;

9)          Available in a variety of finishes, thicknesses and densities with numerous panel edge options;

10)        Sound deadening;

11)        Insulated from R3 to R6.6;

12)        Standard panels come embedded with solid wood edges for easy assembly;

13)        Available in almost unlimited custom shapes and designs; and

14)        Many more custom features.

In addition, our Sing panel cores are made with our patented, formaldehyde-free, non-toxic eco-friendly glue and recycled foam.  Overall, metal Sing panels are the superior choice for strong yet lightweight building materials and are proudly made in the USA.

For projects requiring long panels, Sing Core’s special invisible seam technology creates extremely long/tall panels with unsurpassed strength and rigidity that still remains true flat up to 50 feet. Thus, metal-skinned Sing Core panels exceed AWI standards.  Our large Sing panels stay dimensionally stable regardless of temperature and moisture changes.

For projects requiring special features, our metal Sing panels can be specially upgraded. For example, Sing core panels can be made fire retardant, bullet-proof, radiation-proof, etc, according to need.  Sing panels can also be manufactured up to 6 inches in standard thickness (custom thickness available).

Metal-skinned Sing panels can be used to make projects ranging from kitchen tables to walls to doors to metal roofing to metal floors to truck panels to electrical towers to outdoor benches to magnetic panels to modern art.  The possibilities are virtually unlimited!

Rush jobs can be custom made within 24 hours with material availability and delivered within 48 hours if less than 5 feet wide.

To determine pricing and to order see our pricing page.

Compare the available gauge:

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Metal guage weight table
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Steel Doors

Applications -> Building Components -> Doors -> Door Links -> Steel Doors

Core Value of Steel Doors
It is how steel door shapes the future by invention of Sing Core.

See: Steel Door Gallery

Steel door technology has not made any major improvements since the development of EPS core which has higher insulation for replacing the paper core and wood based core used previously. Sing Core uses reinforced EPS or urethane foam to fill the voids of the structural torsion-box-like vertical veneer in those highly insulated Sing products, and… Viola! You have the strength which is approximately 30 times stronger than any other regular door made of foam. Steel doors made of patented Sing Core is the leading edge door technology that provides more insulation, strength and extremely lightweight. The end result is more Eco-friendly door; stronger and lighter weight without using heavy gauge steel but creating an even stronger steel door. Click here to see the steel panel regular foam vs. Sing core

Achieve the security, safety and elegance of the most economical, advanced steel door technology to your entryway with Sing Metal Doors made in your choice of high quality stainless steel, galvanized steel or cold rolled steel.

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This photo features a fully insulated 13 ft. x 3 ft. x 1 inch steel door with 20 gauge metal under 160 lbs. of load with hardly any deflection. No steel studs, no welding. See pix of steel panels ready for door applications.

Sing Steel Doors are the only insulated Eco-friendly steel doors that can be guaranteed true flat thanks to patented Sing Core’s torsion box/foam composite base material that not only ensures flatness at the time of manufacture but stays flat for centuries.

Lightweight

Honeycomb-Skin-Material-Options-Metal-AluminumYou get it all; Huge savings in heavy weight when compared to solid steel while exceeding standards of high-strength and built-in insulation backed by our limited lifetime guarantee at a fraction of the cost. It’s why we say, “Heavy does not mean strong – and light does not mean weak.” Sing Steel Doors weigh much less than other steel doors and do not require heavy steel reinforcement studs to achieve the high strength. Steel doors made Sing Core do not need expensive, heavy duty hardware required by regular heavy steel doors.

High Strength

Compared to solid steel doors, Sing Core is stronger than steel pound for pound. Patented Sing core could reach 1000 PSI strength vs. paper honeycomb core traditionally used in the steel industry and is changing how steel doors are made. Sing steel doors will not dent or kink like regular hollow core, paper core or foam core steel doors.

Economical

Patented Sing Core costs a fraction of high-end honeycomb substrates, like those used in traditional aerospace applications, and still outperforms any of them in lightweight, high-strength, eco-friendly economical solutions bar-none. And that does not even take into consideration the reduction in transportation/installation costs and reduction in maintenance and repair costs over time.

No Welding

no-welding-free-metal-fabrication-lightweight-eco-friendly-stronger-than-steelSing Steel Doors are manufactured without welding which reduces labor costs, environmental and health hazards and our patented method will not compromise the integrity of the steel surface of the steel door, like welding does. No need to compromise the integrity of your steel doors by incorporating the most high precision Sing Core (+/- .006 inch) material and our patented metal fabrication process.

Custom Lite Openings

Sing Steel Doors can come complete with custom lite opening cutouts for adding glass to your door. You are not limited to the type, shape or style of cutout for your glass opening. Other steel door companies offer a variety of window openings to select from. Sing Steel Doors allow you to create any glass enhancement that you can imagine.

Steel Door Replacements

Metal-doorSing Steel Doors are the number one replacement steel doors specified by architects and designers who demand high-quality and longevity backed by our rock-solid limited lifetime warranty. See our Clients List.

Steel Door Hardware

When it is of primary importance to achieve high-end security and stability of a steel door, one invariably runs into the issue of heavy steel doors causing additional strain on the structure and hardware. Patented Sing Core eliminates the heavy weight of solid steel while out-performing solid steel.

Service Industries

Sing Steel Doors are replacing other steel doors used in commercial, healthcare, educational industries as they are being retrofitted in schools, hotels, storm shelters and retail installations.

More Options to Meet Your Specifications

Sing Steel Doors are completely customizable to your specifications. For years the design teams have been working with architects, designers and contractors to solve the problems associated with pre-existing steel door technologies. There is nearly no limit to composite options that can be adapted to the sing Steel Door that will satisfy your requirements.

Variety of Applications

The versatility and customizable attributes of Sing Steel Doors offers almost unlimited applications including (but not limited to) bullet proof, lead lined, extreme weather, tornado, hurricane, fire door, STC rated* and acoustical applications.

Available in Any Size or Configuration

Sing Steel Doors are available to meet your specifications and are not limited to a catalog of available items. Commercial steel doors are the best steel entry doors that are available in any configuration including steel double doors and commercial exterior steel doors.

Fast Turnaround Time

Special rush orders for custom size doors can takes less than one day if we have the materials required in stock.

Eco-friendly Sing Steel

Only Sing Steel Doors are a composite of patented Sing Core embracing our true green technology for a better world and steel which is one of the most recycled materials on our green earth.

Added Security and Benefits

Sing Steel Doors have the added benefits of increased security for vandalism-proofing, protection against windstorm or other acts of god, water proofing, increased fire protection and sanitation.

Substitute Architectural Spec # 08 13 19 Stainless-Steel Doors

Hot Rolled Steel Large Sliding Doors

 

* Note: STC rating varies according to size, thickness, skin, and other factors. Sing Core does not rate doors, although we are fortunate enough to have one of the best sound testing labs in the world, here in the Pacific Northwest. If you require a specific STC rating, Sing Core can build a door to your architectural specifications and have the resulting door tested at our rating facility for an official rating.

 

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New Door Technology

Applications -> Building Components -> Doors -> New Door Technology

There is a new concept in Eco-friendly door manufacturing that raises the question:

“Is Sing Door Core a better way to build doors than any other type of door?”

New-French-Door-With-Glass-Lite-Cut-outsSing Core’s patented door core has the unique ability to build a true-flat, weather proof/water tight, lightweight door that is stronger than steel and will remain flat for centuries, covered by our 50 year true flat guarantee (compare to other door companies’ warranties that do not cover when used in exterior applications). This new technology allows nearly limitless customizations allowing clients to design any door imaginable in any configuration, style, appearance and/or feature any flat surface material. Our French doors come complete with custom lite opening cutouts to your specifications in any size or shape. Glass doors can be combined with true raised panel doors for the most high precision patented Sing door core (within .006 inch tolerance) affordable American made doors.

Sing Core is a new advancement in door building technology that is bringing door-related jobs back to America.

New Sandwich Door vs. Stile & Rail and Wood Door

SING DOOR STILE & RAIL and WOOD DOOR
Visually impressive Visually impressive
True flat Depends on wood and craftsmanship
Stays flat for centuries Will warp, bend, twist over time
Weather resistant Weather exposure will cause door to fail
One-piece construction Many pieces, each piece is a weak spot
High strength Moderate strength
Lightweight Heavy
Insulated No insulation
Highly customizable Choose from variety of designs
Affordable Handcrafted = expensive / import = cheap
Made in the USA Yes / No

sing-core-french-door-10-lightThe idea of building doors with a “sandwich panel” is not new. A sandwich panel consists, basically, of a core material (like a paper honeycomb material found in most inexpensive lightweight doors, or particleboard found inside less expensive heavy doors, while high-end doors may use expensive LVL or solid wood stave core but cannot be guaranteed true flat) sandwiched (glued) between two exterior surface materials – or “skins” – to form a composite panel suitable for creating a door.

Don’t be fooled by door companies who advertise that their doors contain “honeycomb core,” because they may be using paper honeycomb core which has little core value. Make sure you inquire as to whether your door has patented Sing Core, aluminum core or plastic core. Know what your core value is before you buy your door.

Patented Sing Door Core presents an entirely new set of advantages over other types of core materials that result in insulated doors that last for centuries due to the strength and lightweightness of Sing Core. See table of core comparision.

This new door manufacturing technology makes it possible to create the most versatile doors with a nearly unlimited range of design capabilities without the need of framing or antiquated stile and rail door building methods.

Sing Core could be the least expensive high strength, true flat core material ever invented.

Stile and rail and wood doors are labor intensive causing many of the door companies in the United States to seek off-shore solutions and import doors to reduce the price to the end consumer.

The invention of Sing Core is bringing custom door manufacturing and the jobs associated with it back to the USA. This is due in part to providing American door manufacturers with a base material (Sing Door Core) that enables them to build an insulated, high quality, lightweight, high strength door in any style, without labor intense stile and rail door building methods.

Doors made with Sing Door Core can be made to any size, easily be modified to simulate stile and rail multi-panel design, quickly and easily be custom cut for any size or shape of lite openings for glass placement, and can feature any exterior surface material. See photos.

Doors made of Sing Core shine across the door industry as metal doors, cement board doors, FRP doors and STC sound rated* doors while appearing is door applications as flush doors, French doors, sliding doors, pivot doors, bi-fold doors, entrance doors, interior doors, carriage doors, garage doors and barn doors. Even now, we are working with bullet proof door industry.

All this at a fraction of what it would cost in labor costs to build a stile and rail door made in the USA.

LESS ENERGY – LIGHTWEIGHT – HIGH STRENGTH – SUSTAINABLE

Composite materials, like Sing Core, are leading the wave of new advancements in material science that are taking these new technologies into the future. These revolutionary technologies focus on reduction of energy consumption both during the creation process and in material handling. The newest advancements address common issues associated with weight and strength. Other major concerns are in sustainability. Sing Core excels in all of these, while being extremely affordable and proudly Made n the USA.

Patented Sing True Raised Panel Doors

High quality Sing Core Doors are affordable compared with other types of stile and rail doors, raised panel doors, French doors, carriage doors, sliding door, etc…

A raised panel door gives you that classic look of a 3-dimensional door that becomes a focal point and statement by the designer and/or homeowner.

Traditional raised panel doors have been made the same way for hundreds of years, in recent years technology has been introduced to simulate this style at an affordable price. Price being a concern has led to more off-shore imports flooding the builders’ supply markets.

Case Study: 125-year-old New York Church

Church-Doors-Goshen-United-Methodist-Church-New-YorkIn this 125-year-old church project, the Sing True Raised Panel Door was the perfect solution to address the challenges.

Problem: Exterior wood stile and rail doors fail, bend, warp, twist; requiring continued maintenance and repair.

Solution: Sing True Raised Panel Doors, guaranteed true flat – and stay flat – in exterior application, while matching original 125-year-old raised panel design.

Details: Sing Core expertise in matching client’s specifications and requirements based on patented technology that can deliver true flat, lightweight and high strength doors in any size, that can be guaranteed true flat per your specific performance standards. In this case 6 weatherproof Sing True Raised Panel doors were required to replace 6 125-year-old exterior wood doors in an effort to eliminate regular maintenance and repair challenges of previous wood stile and rail doors.

Specifics: To address the issue of weatherproof and flatness integrity for centuries, the Sing design team’s solution included Sing Panels made of Sing Core door core reinforced with aluminum and a marine grade plywood exterior skin. To match the appearance of original traditional raised panel doors, additional wood trim was added atop the panels to match the 125-year-old previous door design. A perfect match with superior performance eliminating constant maintenance.

Note: The true flat weatherproof aluminum and marine plywood composite Sing Door is the solution for any exterior door of any size including large doors.

What is a Sing Raised Panel Door?

Sing Core introduces the True Raised Panel Door. The unique design of the Sing Core Raised Panel Door capture the original intent and look of a traditional raised panel door, but offers advantages that cannot be found otherwise.

Other raised panel doors offer little structural integrity. The structure can easily be compromised by little more than kicking the door causing it to break apart at the seams. In contrast, if you were to kick a Sing Core Raised Panel Door you would break your foot.

The secret is in the core of the Sing Core Raised Panel Door. The center of the door is solid as a rock, is resistant to warp, twist or rot and can be guaranteed true flat by build up the surface of Sing panel with molding and decorative raised panels instead the conventional raised panel doors are cave in at some area less than 1/2 inch thick, Sing and cost much less than a traditional raised panel door, which is not really a raised panel door at all in comparison to the Sing Core Raised Panel Door.

All doors start with the basic Sing Flush Door

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The best solution according to the Sing Core culture and philosophy is the most affordable solution of using an authentic flush door, though many artists and designers use the Sing Core Flush Door as substrate and add moldings and decorations to meet varying aesthetic specifications.

Add molding for true raised panel features

6-panel-door-them6-Panel-Single-Door-UsSide by Side Comparison

On the left is the traditional 6 panel “raised panel door” and on the right is the Sing Raised Panel Door that is a true raised panel door, unlike the door to the left. Visually, they look identical, but that is an illusion.

The one on the left is made of 15 pieces of wood assembled together and where the routing is at its narrowest connection-points the door is extremely thin. While visually appealing with a classic look, the door on the left can easily be compromised by kicking the door at any given seam. On the other had an alternative approach is to carve the designs into a solid piece of wood (which is similarly weak at the deepest carve-points).

On the other hand, the Sing door blank is the base used as door substrate, now you can add molding and raised panels on top for the true raised panel door result. Warning: Kick the Sing Raised Panel Door and break your foot, not the door. (We accept no responsibility for injury.) If you can break a sing door, we’ll send you a new one for free.

Plus, the Sing Raised Panel Door gives you all the benefits that come with having an Eco-friendly technologically advanced door that simulates the classic style of the traditional raised panel door.

That’s why many designers who are restoring classic architecture are using Sing Core to replace outdated structural materials and doors. Working with Sing Core, artists and designers are able to duplicate the look and feel of classic materials without having to compromise by loss of energy or unreliableness of traditional building materials.

Then Add Custom Lite Openings for adding glass

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Sing Core offers custom cut lite openings in any door to accommodate glass insertion specifications.

Advantages of Sing Core Raised Panel Door vs. conventional raised panel door

1 strength

2 lightweight

3 insulation

4 sound deadening

5 functions —no rattling sound when close the door—solid like rock feeling.

6 less labor to build means less cost for high quality door and production friendly for large order fast delivery.

7 50 years structure guarantee.—almost unbreakable,

8 easy to repair than any other type of door due to the structure Sing core and stress skin structure.

9 can be manufactured to meet any specifications

10 can be guaranteed true flat

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How to build Sing raised panel doors

How to install glass? Try our custom cut lite openings for glass installation.

True Raised Panel Door

A new door fabrication technology is changing hundreds of year door making tradition. Now high quality precision (Sing Core tolerance within .0006 inch) doors can be proudly manufactured quickly and easily in the USA. Patented Sing Core can be used in many applications, to include building entire homes.

1. True flat and stay flat
For a very demanding high-end door requiring extremely true flat Sing Core will take your opening task and build your Sing Door according to your expectations. See: How to build a true flat door.

lightweight-high-strength-doors-make-for-safe-fingers-and-toes-for-kids2. Lightweight
Sing Core weighs in at 4 to 5 lbs per cubic ft. vs. LVL or solid wood core which weight 35 lbs. to 45 lbs. per cubic ft. (Heavy doors are more difficult to manage, can be dangerous to install. Following installation, may put young fingers and limbs at risk.)

3. High strength
See the strength of Sing Core vs. other cores. Doors made of Sing Panels are one piece construction instead of conventional stile and rail doors joined together by wood dowels.

4. Insulated
Unlike wood or any other solid core door (with little or no insulation), Sing doors offer your choice of insulated materials to fill the torsion box voids to achieve your required specifications for R-value or sound-deadening.

5. All weather doors
Sing Core manufactures true flat weatherproof wood doors that stay flat with proper coating. Due to the unique qualities of patented Sing Door Core, the surface material remains straight and true, will not warp, bend or twist, which causes other doors to crack or water seeps in and the door fails. Also make excellent severe weather doors, like Hurricane Doors.

These doors are 10 ft x 16 ft x 2 1/4" thick w/marine-grade plywood exterior.

These doors are 10 ft x 16 ft x 2 1/4″ thick w/marine-grade plywood exterior.

6. Any skin
See skin or door surface material choice.

7. Any style
Click here to see door varieties.

8. Any door size or thickness
From regular size door to the largest door (40 ft. in length) and doors over 6 inches thick. Just mentioning “custom size” to other door makers, like stile and rail, will result in extra charges and delivery delays.

9. Fast turnaround
This is where Sing Core shines; everything custom with fastest turnaround on rush jobs. If your job needs a solution now, Sing Core can have your doors (even if you need 700 doors) in less than 24 hours for rush order if we have the necessary components in stock (we maintain an inventory just for rush jobs).

10. Any lite opening cut
Only Sing Core offers custom cut lite openings to accommodate any glass inserts in any shape or size to your exact specifications.

11. Any specialty door
Sound deadening, fire rated, bullet proof…

If you know of any door that is better than a Sing Door, please let us know.

You don’t have to be a door expert to appreciate Sing Core advancements in door making technology. But if you are a door expert; you get it.

How to BuyMetal Composite Sing Core panels are true straight, light and strong.

To order Sing Raised Panel Doors submit an order form either by email, info@singhome.com, or print and fax it to: 360.495.4585. We’ll provide a quote within one business day. If you have questions, please contact us.

Easy Ordering

All we need to know is the length, width, thickness and what you desire on the exterior, and your custom specialty panels are made to order. Getting a quote for your specialty product, is easy, thanks to our simple online order system.

Bulk Discounts

If you’re looking for a bargain price, remember, the more you order, the less expensive your total order will be per piece. Quantity and wholesale inquiries are encouraged. Feel free to contact us for more information. Click here for Closeout specials.

Fast turnaround: In you’re in a rush, only Sing Core can be custom made within 24 hours and is proudly manufactured for you in the USA.

Fast delivery: Any thickness and almost any length, less than 5 ft wide, can be made with in 48 hours if it is rush order.

SINGCORE Raised Panel Doors are easy to order. You may choose from our stock panels or order custom sized panels. Our price is based on the length, width, thickness, and quantity. Submit a Work Order by fax or email, and we will give you a quote within one business day. If you have a tight budget, give us a call, we might have an alternative solution tailored to your needs.

 

* Note: STC rating varies according to size, thickness, skin, and other factors. Sing Core does not rate doors, although we are fortunate enough to have one of the best sound testing labs in the world, here in the Pacific Northwest. If you require a specific STC rating, Sing Core can build a door to your architectural specifications and have the resulting door tested at our rating facility for an official rating.

 

 

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Lightweight High Strength Eco Friendly Metal Pivot Doors

Pivot Door Line DrawingLightweight High Strength Eco Friendly Metal Pivot Doors

When professionals seek out extraordinary, unique and/or oversized modern steel doors the most conscientious purveyors settle on a Sing Core metal pivot door.

While exquisitely masterful in their design, modern metal pivot doors present many challenges.  The first challenge to overcome is that of excess weight. Due to the size of the door – if it is constructed simply of metal – the door is just not practical due to its excessive weight.

Contemporary modern steel doors are available in many colorsWhat you want is an

Extraordinary metal pivot door with a unique, bold and striking appearance

(see samples of contemporary metal pivot door finishes to the right…)

That has these characteristics:

  • Lightweight
  • High strength
  • Eco-friendly
  • Affordable

To combat this challenge door manufacturers seek out composite materials to incorporate into the design of the metal pivot door to deal with the heaviness of the door that causes a strain on the structural integrity of the frame, the hardware and project overall.

Solid steel pivot doors, while impressive, are just not practical, yet engineers have found ways to circumvent the obstacles in an effort to retain the appearance of being a solid steel pivot door.

Modern steel pivot door finish exampleThe next challenge to overcome is that of strength. By compromising the metal pivot door’s integrity by not being constructed of solid metal, other cores are considered to reduce the weight of the metal pivot door.

Normal alterations include, using a lesser-strength metal core. Using a metal tube substrate or honeycomb core will match the structure of the metal door, but compromises the overall strength, while resulting in a metal pivot door that is still extremely overweight.

Engineers in search of a more lightweight solution, then consider composite materials to fill the core of your metal pivot door. These include natural solutions, like wood, or manufactured solutions, like foam. While wood products are an option, if solid, are still too heavy to result in a lighter weight solution, and still cannot compare to the strength of a solid steel door. And though foam is lightweight, it simply has no structural integrity and fails the test of strength altogether. Also, over time, these core components tend to lose their integrity, and rarely (if ever) produce an end product that is true flat.

Another consideration is that of excessive energy and harm to the environment expended in the creation of your metal pivot door. The process of creating a metal pivot door with metal interior components requires a lot of wasted energy consumption and highly-skilled laborers (welders) that not only makes the door non-eco-friendly, but results in a very expensive end product.

Beautiful red hot metal pivot door finishSing Core can host any metal material, like stainless steel, iron, copper or aluminum and is the solution for all these considerations, providing the designer, contractor and end-user with all these benefits, and more…

Sing Core, when used as the substrate of your metal pivot door will not compromise the exterior metal beauty and magnificence of your door, which is the primary concern of this exciting, bold design choice.

LIGHTWEIGHT, HIGH-STRENGTH & TRUE FLAT

Sing Core is extremely lightweight, yet stronger than steel over any given spans and is the primary reason why it is selected over other types of composite core materials by high-end users; solving both the challenges of lightweight and high strength. It also creates a surface that is true flat, and retains its flatness over time. Every Sing Core metal pivot door comes with a 10 year warranty.

ECO-FRIENDLY, MADE IN THE USA

Sing Core is also eco-friendly. As Sing Core is manufactured, the process uses very little energy, utilizes renewable materials and produces little or no waste. Sing Core is also proudly manufactured in the USA.

Stainless steel diamond plate pivot doorINEXPENSIVE

Sing Core is economical to use. Using less-skilled labor to create Sing Core makes it an affordable option. Not to mention the reduction in costs of hardware and installation.

Don’t we all want a beautiful metal pivot door that is a bold design feature revered in modern architectural circles?

Shouldn’t yours be lightweight, have high strength and be earth-friendly?

Certainly, we would expect to pay more for this technology, but Sing Core is so affordable, think of what more good you could do for the world by saving costs of production and installation, let alone your bottom line.

Sing Core’s lightweight, high strength, eco-friendly metal pivot doors are the unequivocal answer for the discriminating modern pivot door designers today.