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Metal is an alloy. It is made of two or more elements. The interaction of the elements must be uncovered for transformation to occur. Our proprietary finishing techniques for our custom metal pivot doors have been formulated to highlight the elements within the metal. Each element uniquely reacts to our finishing technique. The result is a choreographed exhibition of the elemental interaction of metal.
The manufacturing process of metal has a story. For example, some metals are rolled hot, and some are rolled cold. Some metals are porous, and some metals are not porous. Our deep understanding, of how metal is made, enables us to showcase the metal’s dormant attributes.
Our Raw Steel Finish is marked by an unfinished industrial metal appearance. Bluish gray in color, the surface of the material is composed of mill scales with varying heat signatures. Each sheet of the Raw Steel Finish is different due to the variability of the manufacturing process. The Raw Steel Finish adds dimension and emphasizes the raw beauty of metal.
The Blackend Steel cladding is a darker toned version of the Raw Steel cladding. This cladding adds subtle dimension to the face of the door and provides a toned down appearence. The heat signatures and varying dark hues makes this finish beautiful.
The customizability of our Powder-Coated Finishes for our metal pivot doors makes for compatibility with every entryway. Finding the perfect shade is easy, as we offer hundreds of colors and can even match colors to almost any finish.
Powder coating is very durable. Modern Steel Doors improves the longevity of powder coating by thoroughly sandblasting the surface of our custom metal pivot doors. This additional step removes impurities and creates an optimal surface for adhesion. Next, the residential metal door surface is coated with a zinc-rich epoxy primer and baked at 425 degrees. The zinc-rich epoxy primer provides your custom metal pivot door with an additional layer of protection. Finally, the visible powder coating is thoroughly and evenly applied. A final bake of the custom front door fuses all layers applied together to create a long-lasting, brilliant finish.