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Big Aluminum Door

Patented Sing Core’s unique attributes enables us to make the biggest doors that are lightweight, extremely strong and Eco-friendly. Sing Core produces the only affordable solution to building a big door that can be guaranteed true flat… and will stay flat for lifetimes. Sing Core doors are pre-insulated and are resistant to climate change, bend, warp, twist, rot and insect threat.

big-aluminum-doors-37-foot-tallBig Doors for Your Big Expectations

Sing Core can help solve the challenges facing architects and designers. Obviously size is where Sing Core shines, but we also help solve other issues that face designers. Some of the functionality solutions that we help to provide include:

Lightweight

The larger a door becomes the heavier it gets. This can be a huge problem because these heavy doors cause strain on the structure and hardware. Lightweight big sing aluminum doors help to mitigate the damages of traditionally too-heavy-to-be-practical doors.

High Strength

There are other lightweight panels solutions that use honeycomb technology, but they simply do not have the strength, that is why the aerospace community is looking at Sing Core. Other lightweight composite core material used in aircraft are may not be heavy, but only weigh-in at 10-to-100 PSI, while Sing Core has been tested at 660 PSI, and could be upgraded to meet nearly any specification(s).

Eco-friendly

Green-eco-friendly-sing-coreIn this topsy-turvy world, Made in the USA Eco-friendly Sing Core is the true green building material that supports our commitment to make the world a better place for all of its inhabitants, while being the most significant, revolutionary new building material invention to be introduced in this century.

Affordable

When compared to other materials, like other space-age composite panels, Sing Core is not only more environmentally friendly but costs much less that the others. Why not get all the added value and benefit of Sing Core at a fraction of the price?

True Flat

One of the problems of big doors, is that they tend to warp or twist over time, making a secure seal all but impossible compromising your project and calling for continued maintenance. Not so with your big Sing door, which can be customized to be true flat literally forever even under the most rigorous conditions.

Stay Flat

It’s one thing to install a big door, especially a large sliding door, and have it be flat when installed… but only a Sing Core big aluminum door will stay flat, virtually forever. This means huge savings in maintenance costs due to having the door’s flatness fail over time.

Pre-insulated

Sing Core’s big aluminum doors are all packed with insulation imbued with an R-value that saves energy, while offering sound dampening qualities. And these values can be custom-suited to meet your specifications for energy efficiency or sound proofing.

Traditional-Torsion-Box-DiagramElement-proof

Your Sing big aluminum door is resistant to climate change and can handle the most extreme weather conditions per your specifications. Due to Sing Core’s unique vertical grain torsion box design these big aluminum doors are will not bend, warp, twist, rot or suffer damage due to insect or vermin assault.

How big can a Sing Door be?

To date, less than 50 feet for a single door panel is no problem… and we would certainly welcome the challenge of providing a solution that exceeds the 50 foot barrier.

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

To order Big Aluminum 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 Big Aluminum 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.

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True Green Technology

Why Sing Core is “True Green” Technology

Why Sing Core veneer structure is “Green” and the most earth friendly way to use natural and manmade materials?

Many people ask… “Is the foam used in Sing honeycomb core a green product?”

The answer is yes when looked at in terms of sustainability.

The life cycle assessment (LCA) is emerging as the accepted way to determine the true environmental impact of any product. LCA provides a “cradle to grave” measurement of a product’s environmental impacts from raw material extraction and manufacturing through distribution, use, maintenance, and disposal. A good example that we are all familiar with is a coffee or tea cup made of Styrofoam or a coffee mug made of same material but enclosed in a solid container. Solo cups are only used once than thrown away as garbage to fill our land fill. But the same solo cup material made into a permanent coffee mug could last 10 years without being replaced. You will agree that the same materials use, life span, and impact on the environment are the way to judge green and non green. The cost of solo eps foam cup is not only how much you spend for 10,000 cups during 10 years of time. (Assuming: 3 times a day x 365 days, times 10 years = 10,000 solo cups to the land fill from one person.) ——- But the total cost is the energy to produce, ship raw materials, and disposal. LCA studies show that wood is better for the environment than steel or concrete in terms of embodied energy, global warming potential, air emissions, water emissions, and solid waste production. Sing Honeycomb core structure is made of 100% natural vertical grain wood veneer. This sets us apart from our counterparts who use paper, particle board, aluminum, and plastic.

Furniture made of honeycomb can last 10 times or longer than furniture made of paper honeycomb, and particle board. If the price of Sing Core furniture is divided by 10, it will be the most economic furniture on the market today.

If you consider the life span of these products than you will agree Sing honeycomb is the answer for green products. Sing honeycomb products are made of recycled foam, and 100% clean wood veneer.

Sing honeycomb reinforces, reduces the weight and replaces the high energy consuming materials such as wood, plastic, metal, fiberglass, and concrete with minimum impact to the earth.

The following is the energy consumption comparison of sing honeycomb vs. wood, and wood vs. the other man made materials for your reference.

The energy consumption of wood products vs. others:

The energy required to produce one ton of wood is much less than that for other materials.

Compared to the energy required to produce a ton of wood, it takes:

5 times more energy to produce 1 ton of cement

14 times more energy to produce 1 ton of glass.

24 times more energy to produce 1 ton of steel.

126 times more energy to produce 1 ton of aluminum

Sing honeycomb vs. wood, —— Sing honeycomb only has 10% or less of wood and almost 90% of air. It is the strongest lightweight, renewable material made of vertical grain natural wood veneer fiber. Products made of Sing honeycomb core are the strongest lightweight renewable products available at a low cost.

Deciding if a product is “Green” should be based on the Life Cycle Assessment and energy consumption required to produce, transport, and dispose. This is why Sing Honeycomb is a truly “Green” product.

Facts about Polyurethane Foam

Heating and cooling costs amount to 50% to 70% of the energy used in the average American home, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. To stem these costs, maintain uniform temperature, and lower noise levels in homes, as well as commercial properties, builders turn to rigid polyurethane and polyisocyanurate (polyiso) foam — one of today’s most effective insulation materials available for roof and wall insulation, insulated windows and doors and air barrier sealants. Polyurethane use in building and construction accounts for more than 25% of the total polyurethane market in North America.

Rigid polyurethane and polyiso products deliver a unique combination of properties, as described below.

Energy Efficiency

  • Polyurethane and polyiso foams have one of the highest insulating R-values per inch of all commercially available products today. With typical values in the range of R 5.6 to R 8 per inch, it is possible to have thinner walls and lower profile roofs while maximizing efficiency, increasing space utilization and reducing operating costs.
  • Increasing the thickness of polyiso roof insulation by 1 degree or more above the ASHRAE required thickness significantly reduces your energy costs while providing a positive rate of return on the cost of installation.
  • Entry doors having a rigid polyurethane foam core help inhibit sound and add insulation value that further reduces heating and cooling energy needs.
  • Polyurethane foam sealants, applied on-site, expand to fill energy-wasting, air-infiltrating gaps around window frames, plumbing pipes, and electrical outlets.
  • Energy studies performed by Texas A&M on their own roofs show the energy cost reductions obtained by applying spray polyurethane foam (SPF) to more than 8 million square feet of roofing paid for the cost of the retrofit in a little over three years.
  • “Reflective” plastic coverings over polyurethane foam-insulated roofs bounce sunlight and radiant heat away from a building, helping the structure stay cool and reducing energy use for air conditioning.

High Performance

  • Rigid polyurethane and polyiso foams are made with a remarkably strong, yet lightweight, low-density structure that is both dimensionally stable and moisture-resistant with low vapor transmission.

    This special combination of properties allows manufacturers to design thermal insulating products that are self-supporting, can be combined with a wide range of substrates while requiring no additional adhesive, and — when combined with the proper materials — perform as external weather and moisture barriers.

  • High-performance polyurethane insulation can be spray applied to various substrates, or molded to special shapes in relatively large sizes. It can also be protected against UV degradation and re-coated to extend performance life.
  • Polyurethane and polyiso products, when properly installed, are not affected by oil-based waterproofing or dampproofing compounds, insecticides or fertilizers.
  • Both polyurethane and polyiso foams are widely used in the fabrication of steel faced building panels for various categories of commercial building construction. Applications range from cold storage warehouses used in the food and beverage industry to high-tech looking offices, medical buildings, airports and even manufacturing facilities. When bonded to metal skins, a composite building unit is formed with long spanning capabilities. The light in weight and high insulation value make these products ideal for renovating exteriors of older buildings because typically the existing building cladding can be left in place and the existing structure does not need to be reinforced.

Versatility

  • Polyiso laminate boardstock is one of the most popular insulations used in conventional roofs. In fact, polyiso laminate boardstock, used primarily in roofing and wall insulation, accounts for 85 percent of the total usage of rigid polyurethane foam in construction applications.

    For special exterior designs, foam core panels offer a wide variety of colors and profiles for walls and roofs, and reduced weight for easier handling and a lighter supporting structure.

  • Some rigid polyurethane foams can be applied on-site to seal gaps and cover irregular shapes. Such foams include spray, pour-in-place, and one-component foams.
  • SPF forms a seamless layer of insulation, fills gaps and seams during application, and covers irregular shapes that are hard to insulate with rigid boards. This reduces drafts considerably while creating stiffer, quieter buildings.
  • For durability and stability, rigid polyurethane foam-cored entry doors and garage doors are available in finishes and styles to suit even the most particular client.
  • Structural insulated panels (SIPS) have a foam core insulation with both an exterior and interior facing, and can be made part of the structure of a building. Facing materials include gypsum, engineered wood or natural wood products. These insulated panels, manufactured in a controlled environment, improve product quality, speed erection of buildings, and reduce the amount of wood necessary for the structural framing. The finished product saves not only time and energy, but natural resources and the environment as well.

Thermal/Mechanical Performance

  • The qualities of rigid polyurethane and polyiso foam reduce energy transfer, resist moisture, maintain dimensional stability, remain airtight and often support a structural role.

    Polyurethane and polyiso foams also function in temperature extremes, do not deform or distort, and are not subject to damage by the moisture that may result from condensation. Polyiso is stable over a wide temperature range (-100°F to +250°F) and can be used as a component in hot- asphalt roofing systems.

  • The mechanical strength of these foams is remarkable. High compressive and shear strengths allow low-density insulating cores to be faced with relatively thin steel or aluminum, yet span long distances unsupported. For example, the foam can hold together many of the components in a refrigerator or hot-water heater while it continues to perform as thermal insulation. This unique combination of properties allows rigid polyurethane foams to be used in many diverse applications.
  • Polyiso roof insulation is a Factory Mutual Class 1 material approved for use in all types of roofing systems without a thermal barrier, saving both labor and material while providing the best energy efficient roof available.

Environmental

  • The environmental benefits of rigid polyurethane foam are significant, and include increased energy efficiency and reductions in energy-efficient construction costs, reduced project weight and savings of all the construction components that the material replaces. Given the widespread adoption of rigid polyurethane foam in today’s construction, these savings are multiplying at an increasing rate around the world.
  • Better insulation typically results in lower energy use. In some cases, mechanical heating and cooling equipment can be downsized, further increasing space utilization.
  • Buildings can be constructed with thinner walls, while roofs require shorter fasteners.
  • Less complicated and lighter-weight products are usually produced using fewer manufacturing steps, less energy in manufacturing, and less energy in transportation.
  • By increasing the thickness of polyiso roof insulation by 1” or more above the ASHRAE required thickness in commercial buildings, it reduces CO2 emissions by thousands of pounds, SO2 emissions by thousands of grams, and NOx emissions by thousands of grams per year and the energy conservation achieved by insulating and sealing the building effectively helps reduce CO2 emissions associated with the burning of fossil fuels.

Rigid polyurethane and polyiso foams contribute to society and culture by conserving resources. Their ideal properties exceed those of any comparable material in strength-to-weight ratio, R-value and durability, while their versatility enables builders to use them for dozens of different applications, each yielding high performance and exceptional energy efficiency.

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Sing Along With American Made Lightweight Tables

Sing Along With American Made Lightweight Tables

By Damon Marturion

Using Sing Core technology, the structural integrity of any table can be magnified exponentially while remaining extremely lightweight.

Inventor, Peter Sing, says, “There is nothing like this in the world that is eco-friendly lightweight, strong and stronger than titanium; plus,” says Sing, “We help put American craftsmen back to work building products that are handmade in the USA and will last the test of time, while making the world a better place.”

I met with Mr. Sing in his international headquarters in McCleary, Washington. Many emerging technologies have been birthed in the Pacific Northwest and Sing’s, patented “Sing Core” is destined to provide a natural and bio-friendly alternative to existing building materials.

One of Peter Sing's Sing Core Tables

Mr. Sing gave me a tour through his warehouse where I viewed a variety of table designs. They covered the entire spectrum from industrial work-tables, to kitchen tables, desktop and coffee-tables. Pretty much, any kind of table you could think of.

Of course, Mr. Sing is enthusiastic about his own products but he really got my attention when he lifted the whole end of an eight foot table with one finger. I thought, “That doesn’t make sense… How’d he do that?” as if it were been some parlor-trick or something… Then he challenges me to try it… and sure enough, it was so lightweight that I could duplicate the demonstration with one finger.

Mr. Sing claimed that though extremely lightweight, that his sing core was stronger than titanium. Sing explains, “Compared to an average size of grid for honeycomb core made of aluminum, titanium and plastic that are less than 1/2 inches, keeping an adequate strength is an issue. Sing core’s internal structure is made of renewable natural wood veneer that is so strong that 2 x 2 inch grids of sing core reached 660 psi when tested by UW Civil Engineering Lab, proving that it is stronger than almost any available honeycomb core.” I thought this was an optimistic appraisal, until he crawled onto this 8 foot table that was only one-inch thick and laid on it as if he was going to take a nap. Then he asked me if I could witness any visible bowing of the table top beneath him. Sure enough, to my naked eye, the table top was perfectly straight.

Not being an engineer, I could not explain what my eyes were seeing, but it confused my reality of what seemed possible and/or my interpretation of the laws of physics as I understood them.

One of Peter Sing's Sing Core Collapsible Tables

Getting off of the table, he explained to me that while I was looking at tables covered in a variety of material, like Formica (HPL), natural woods and metal; his technology could be applied to any covering resulting in a lightweight, strong and long-lasting end product using no melamine or particle board. Examples included any surface material, “Like any kind of wood product, concrete, any stone – like granite – for instance, acrylics, glass, or even Kevlar for bullet-proof solutions.”

“Try to bend it,” Mr. Sing encourages me to bang, press and sit on the table to challenge its structural integrity, “You can’t. It’s too strong.”

Then turning his hand from horizontal to vertical, he said, “And any table top you see here can be turned to stand, like this, and it becomes a door,” with the same properties, just different hardware and packaging, “or any other thing. It’s the same core material.”

Mr. Sing said that his manufacturing facility was most famous for providing lightweight and “true flat” solutions for oversize doors. He said that this is a common problem for designers and architects as, “The reason most wood products fail is due to warping, twisting and cupping.

As we walked through a maze of assorted furniture, it was obvious to me that Peter Sing’s sing core could be used in nearly any consumer product, as well as structural applications; everything from cutting boards to bridges.

Then he hit me with his philanthropic dream of making the world a better place by putting the power of product design and manufacturing back in the hands of the average American who has (at least) basic woodworking skills. Sing says this is a, “New miracle revolution of true green technology.”

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To this end, Mr. Sing has launched his, “Lightweight University,” where he trains and certifies pioneers (anyone from one-man operations to large, corporate manufacturing facilities) in the practical use of his sing core. He went on to say, “Every student, every draftsman, artist, designer or housewife can use sing core to create thousands of product applications if they attend Lightweight University , at least they could benefit by using products made of sing core in their daily lives.”

“Anyone can design,” sing core products, according to Sing. When people come to him with ideas, he empowers them with his technology, allowing them to create things that have never existed before; and if they so desire, supports them as they manufacture their designs and gain market share via Lightweight University (LWU).

Inventor, Peter Sing, says, “This should be in every house in America,” encouraging everyone to, “spread the news… tell your family and friends,” about sing core and his desire to put the power of manufacturing back, “in the hands of American craftsmen,” who can create high-quality, handmade creations that will last for lifetimes, while still being economical enough to compete with cheap (disposable) imports; returning pride to the phrase, “Made in the USA.”

For more information, contact:

Peter Sing at Sing Core, P.O. Box 1691, McCleary, WA 98557 (360) 495-3577

 

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Lightweight Panels Honeycomb

What Are Sing Lightweight Honeycomb Panels?

Sing Honeycomb is a sandwich panel composite material with built in structural grids. Our grids are made of vertical grain renewable veneer wood fiber, and foam. We construct our Singcore in a fashion similar to torsion box technology most commonly found in the airplane industry. This technology is what allows our panels remain strong, lightweight, and flat without denting, cracking, and warping. See a comparison here. Inventor Peter Sing uses this torsion box technology, along with wood fiber and foam to create patented Sing Honeycomb: the incredibly strong, true flat, lightweight, renewable “true green” composite material of the future. Check out our products section to see a few different applications.

The Sing Core is based on primitive torsion box honeycomb designs, but is exponentially improved upon the basic design.

Sing Core is manufactured with LESS

  • raw materials
  • labor
  • equipment cost.

Our unique manufacturing process requires LESS

  • energy for production
  • space
  • and makes less waste.

Sing Core panels are

  • true flat
  • fully insulated
  • sound deadening
  • lightweight
  • extremely strong
  • last the test of time
  • and are earth friendly.

That is why the supplier of high-end custom-built oversize products to the

  • President
  • Prime Minister
  • Kings
  • and the Pope

has sought out Sing Core as their solution. Yet, we make this technology affordable, even to compete with cheap imports.

If you are currently importing substandard plywood from off-shore, shouldn’t you think about being proud to say, “Made in the USA,” reducing your costs, delivery times and providing your clients with a superior product that is not only eco-friendly but “true green”?

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The secret of the Sing Honeycomb panel is in the Singcore. Our Singcore utilizes torsion box sandwich core technology to ensure strength, and allow our product to be lightweight.
16' x11' factory door made with 6mm Luan Plywood Skins True Flat
Sing Honeycomb sandwich panels utilize torsion box strength technology in order to ensure flatness.
Vertical Grain Veneer is the heart of our core Vertical Grain Wood Fiber
The heart of soul of Sing Honeycomb is in our patented Singcore invention. The core utilizes renewable vertical grain wood fiber and foam, to create our strong, lightweight, composite material.
Sing Core factory doors are very strong Strength
Sing Honeycomb is stronger than solid wood, plastic, metal, glass, brick, and concrete in terms of lbs. per lbs comparison.
Sing Core factory doors are very light weight Lightweight
Sing Honeycomb sandwich panels are strong, flat, and lightweight. A 4’ x 8’ x 1 ½” panel with 1/8 “ Luan skins, and solid wood edging weighs in at about 55 lbs. A standard sheet of plywood weighs in at about 96 lbs.
Sinc Core panels are resistant to rot Rot Resistant
Even without coating, Sing Honeycomb sandwich panels outlast plywood, solid wood, MDF, and particle board. Plywood and engineered wood rot crack because of the weak glue layers. Sing Honeycomb panels last because underneath the skins lie Singcore, which keeps the panels flat through torsion box technology, and therefore doesn’t allow the panel to crack.

 

 

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Lightweight Export Beams and Panels for Thailand Skyscraper

We specialize in Large Oversize Doors

We are exporting Sing Core to provide the tallest skyscrapers in Bangkok with the solutions to their design problems.

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(Photo above, pre-export at home in the USA)

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What design problems do you think they have? Mostly the same problem all large project designers run into, like the complexities of ecologically friendly, lightweight, strength and integrity over long lengths. Sing Core is the superior solution for these obstacles.

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Photos here are of a container of Sing Core beams and panels used in the construction of one of the tallest buildings in Bangkok, Thailand. This is likely one of the only patented plywood product to be exported to Asian countries. Why? Much of our plywood is imported because they can manufacture it so inexpensively off-shore. In fact, their prices are so low that American companies have accused them of dumping product to bury the American wood industry, resulting in a 25% import duty on imported plywood products.

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So, think about that… Asia importing Sing panels and beams… The only reason that they would do that is if it was the only way to solve their design problems; and nothing fits the bill like Sing Core.

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From an export point of view, note that the shipment of product is ten times stronger than standard wood product, yet weigh 70 to 80 percent less than the equivalent plywood.

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In a time when the United States is encouraging you to not to import by charging a 25% tariff on incoming plywood, why not shop at home and consider a structural technology that is far superior not only to import varieties, but nearly any other conventional construction material.

In case you are unaware of the Sing Core technology; here is a basic rundown:

The Sing Core is based on primitive torsion box honeycomb designs, but is exponentially improved upon the basic design.

Sing Core is manufactured with LESS

  • raw materials
  • labor
  • equipment cost.

Our unique manufacturing process requires LESS

  • energy for production
  • space
  • and makes less waste.

Sing Core panels are

  • true flat
  • fully insulated
  • sound deadening
  • lightweight
  • extremely strong
  • last the test of time
  • and are earth friendly.

That is why the supplier of high-end custom-built oversize products to the

  • President
  • Prime Minister
  • Kings
  • and the Pope

has sought out Sing Core as their solution. Yet, we make this technology affordable, even to compete with cheap imports.

If you are currently importing substandard plywood from off-shore, shouldn’t you think about being proud to say, “Made in the USA,” reducing your costs, delivery times and providing your clients with a superior product that is not only eco-friendly but “true green”?

Spend Less Get More With Sing Core