What are pivot door - pivot door 101

Introduction: In this article, we will explore the world of pivot steel doors, discussing their unique design, durability, and installation process. From how they are made and installed, to the specialized hardware and customization options, we will cover everything you need to know about pivot steel doors.

Pivot Hinges and Hardware:

Pivot hinges are the central mechanism that allow the door to rotate, and are typically made of high-grade stainless steel or brass. They are designed to hold the weight of the door and keep it steady during use. Pivot steel doors require specialized pivot door hardware that is specifically designed to work with the pivot hinge system. This hardware includes a pivot hinge set, a top pivot set, and a bottom pivot set, which work together to provide a secure and reliable closure. It’s important to note that pivot doors cannot be fitted with a traditional handle and lock.

Adjustable Range of Motion:

Pivot hinges have a mechanism that allows you to choose the range of motion and the power of the return motion. This can be adjusted to suit the size and weight of the door, ensuring a smooth and effortless operation.

+5 profile systems

Pivot steel doors can be designed to work with a variety of materials, including glass, using the ICON concept. With the ICON concept, pivot steel doors can be installed in +5 profile systems and over 10 different types of glass, including decorative glass. This allows for a wide range of design options and flexibility in creating a unique and personalized look.

Installation Process:

Installing a pivot steel door requires careful planning and preparation. Before purchasing a pivot steel door, it’s important to accurately measure the opening where the door will be installed. The floor and ceiling where the pivot hinges will be installed need to be level and strong enough to hold the weight of the door. The pivot hinges should be installed securely onto the floor and ceiling or the specialized pivot hinge system. Once in place, the door should be carefully lifted and lowered onto the pivot hinges. Once the door is in place, it should be checked for proper alignment and adjusted if necessary.

Production Timeline:

When ordering a pivot steel door, it’s important to keep in mind that they are usually produced within 4-6 weeks from the moment the order is placed in production. This timeline can vary depending on the complexity of the design and the availability of materials. Once the final project is accepted by the client, the manufacturer will begin the production process to create a customized pivot steel door that meets the specific needs and requirements of the project.


Pivot steel doors offer a modern and unique look for any home or building. They are made of high-quality steel, making them durable and suitable for both residential and commercial settings. Pivot hinges allow for a smooth and effortless operation, and the range of motion can be adjusted to suit the size and weight of the door. The ICON concept offers a wide range of customization options, including working with glass. The installation process requires careful planning and preparation, but once installed, a pivot steel door provides both style and durability. The production timeline for pivot steel doors is generally around 4-6 weeks from the moment the order is placed in production.

As a producer of steel doors, ICON Concept offers a wide range of pivot steel doors with various customization options, including glass and profile systems. With their high-quality pivot door hardware, their doors are designed to provide a secure and reliable closure, and their adjustable range of motion ensures a smooth and effortless operation. When planning for a pivot steel door, it’s important to consider the specialized hardware and installation process, but with proper planning and preparation, a pivot steel door can be a stunning addition to any home or building.

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