Mastering Pivot Doors:A Comprehensive Technical Overview

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PIVOT DOORS

are no ordinary entrances. They pivot on a central point, offering a 360-degree rotation that effortlessly captures attention and admiration. Unlike traditional hinged doors, pivot doors redefine the art of entry with their stunning aesthetics and engineering prowess.

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CAN TURN THROUGH 360 °  WITHOUT HOLDING OR CLOSING

At US Door & More, we understand that every space has unique requirements. Our pivot doors are available in various handing options, providing the flexibility you need to seamlessly integrate them into your design vision. Choose from right hand inswing, right hand outswing, left hand outswing, or left hand inswing pivot doors to match your project's specifications.

Right Hand Outswing

Pull open, opens to exterior

Right Hand Inswing

Push open, opens to interior

PIVOT DOOR HANDING OPTIONS

Left Hand Outswing

Pull open, opens to exterior

Left Hand Inswing

Push open, opens to interior

SIDELITE OPTIONS

1 Sidelite, Left

1 Sidelite, Right

2 Sidelites

PIVOT DOOR DETAILS

HEADER

The pivot mechanism is uniquely designed for
versatility and efficiency. Unlike other pivots,
the top pivot Reversed can be positioned in
either the head jamb or ceiling.

SILL

Pivot mechanism is routed into the bottom
of the door and received in the sill. A
boot attached to the underside of the door
create a weathertight seal when it is closed

SIDE JAMBS

The  pivot  door presses against lengths of weatherstripping that are inserted into the side jambs , creating a weathertight seal.

PIVOT PLACEMENT

Regardless of hinge system, the pivot must be placed a minimum of 91 mm away from the side of the door, up to a maximum of half the door length.

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SYSTEM ONE

Door Width

400 mm- Unlimited

Door Height

Unlimited

Weight Capacity

20-500 kg

Pivot Point minimum

91 mm from door edge

COMPONENTS SYSTEM ONE

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1- TOP PIVOT REVERSED

2- RECEIVER

3- SYSTEM ONE

4- FLOOR PLATE SQUARED

GAPS AROUND THE DOOR

TOP SEAM

MIN 4 MM

MAX 10 MM

BOTTOM SEAM

= 11 MM

MOUNTING KIT

FITTING TEMPLATE

FITTING ADHESIVE

TORX BIT RX20, SCREWS (4X50)

ALLEN WRENCH

PIVOT MANUAL

  • MOUNT THE FLOOR PLATE

1- Determine the position of pivot point A on the floor.Use the fitting template and the table below.

E  MINIMUM CAP BETWEEN DOOR AND WALL ( IN MM)

DISTANCE PIVOT POINT TO BEGINNING EDGE OF THE DOOR (IN MM)

DOOR THICKNESS ( IN MM )

2- Mark pivot point A on the floor and on the ceiling.

3- Mark the drilling holes on the floor. Use the fitting template

Floor plate squared NA or Squared Black, one floor type

Floor plate squared NA or Squared Black, one or two floor types

4- Select the correct drill bit for the floor and determine the drilling depth.

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5-Drill the holes in the floor on the marked spots.

6-Determine the pin configuration for your situation. If necessary, use Allen key 3 to unmount the pre-installed pins and install the correct configuration.

7-Fill the glue chambers in the floor plate with glue and apply a 1 mm layer of glue in between the chambers.

8- Add glue in the holes in the floor. Make sure the holes don’t overflow when you place the floor plate.

9- Use a rubber hammer to affix the floor plate.

  • MOUNT THE DOOR

1-Affix the Top pivot Reversed.

2- Identify the adjusting screw that extends the pivot.


3- Position the door on the floor plate as shown in the main manual.

4-Extend the pivot with Allen key 5, turn the Allen key 16 times to fully extend the pivot.


  • FINETUNE THE CLOSING SEAM

1- Check if the door is aligned parallel to the ceiling.

2- Open the door. Use Allen key 5, and the adjustment screw marked <----> until the door is aligned parallel to the ceiling and the wall.

3- Affix the magnetic cover plate.

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