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Quality Door & Hardware Tackles A Pivotal Issue In Commercial Door Hardware

Quality Door & Hardware, Inc. is pleased to feature the industry’s most complete line of pivots- the Rixson line of quality Pivots and Pivot Sets.

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Rixson 117 Offset Hung Pivot

Rixson pivots and pivot sets are highly recommended by Quality Door & Hardware for all high traffic interior and exterior doors, or for any door where appearance is an important consideration. Rixson pivots are especially useful for extra heavy or lead lined doors. “Among our best selling Rixson pivots are the Rixson 117 Offset Hung Pivot; the Rixson 128-3/4 Center Hung Pivot; and the Rixson M19 Offset Intermediate Pivot” comments Kenneth Carnesi, Director of International Sales.

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Rixson 128-3/4 Light-Duty Center Hung Pivot

Rixson pivots and pivot sets offer a myriad of benefits, among the most important of which are: aesthetics; quality performance; enhanced safety; and economy. Rixson Pivots provide longer life and more trouble-free operation than any other door hanging devices. Accommodating door loads of up to 1,700 pounds, Rixson pivots are available for use with labeled fire doors and lead lined doors as well. And all Rixson pivots and pivot sets meet or exceed ANSI grade 1 standards. Clearly Rixson is the logical choice for all of your pivot and pivot set applications. Continue reading

Commercial Design and the door to your Business

Commercial buildings require a very specific kind of attention.  The hardware that you use in your building may spell the difference between catering to a lower or higher class.

Customers and clients like to know that who they’re dealing with is doing well for themselves.  Regardless of your companies products and services.  Displaying professionalism in every aspect of your headquarters or your store is the first step to making a customer or client comfortable with making a purchase.

A person who already has wealth and professionalism.  A keen and welcoming eye for design and precaution aren’t questioned for whether they’ll honor a return or if their products and services are top quality.  The truth of the matter is that most people do judge a book by it’s cover.

Your services and products are the book.

Your cover is your door.

The bigger question is, is it worth it to go out of business for the sake of making a comfortable atmosphere for your clients?  And obviously the answer is no.  We’re going to take a company who is well known for Commercial Door Hardware.  Rixson Speciality Door Controls

Rixson is known for it’s pivots, door holders, electromagnetic door holders.  More so for their quality and their innovation.  These people designed a door for Nissan’s Farmington Hills facility, a door weighing about 3000 pounds and meant to fit cars through.

Remember when we were talking about developing comfort for your client and customers by showing you have a keen eye for design and precaution?  You can see that when you have Rixson hardware installed.  You’re dealing with a company whose passion is precision and quality.  That’s the kind of company that’s always successful when emulated properly.

However, Rixson hardware comes at a hefty price.  With not a single product under 60$ getting a single door, with their pivots, door closers and holders is pretty steep in price.  However, showing your customers and clients that you have the means to be as professional as the best can easily cover the cost of a single door.

At qualitydoor.com we simply have the best prices on Rixson.  You can even check on google shopping.  Put in any product we list and we’ve beaten everyone else’s prices.  We also carry the best prices for several other manufacturers, like Norton Door Controls, and Best Access.

Check out our Rixson section here.

If you don’t see the product you want listed, we still sell it, give us a call and we’ll get you the best price for a precision and quality-based door.

Rixson Pivots – Best Pivots

Rixson Door Controls approaches the design and innovation of Pivots and Door closers with a keen sense of scientific engineering.  Since 1980, the manufacturing company of Door Hardware has invented with the policy of obeying the laws of physics.  Rixson Door Controls is well known for it’s series of Checkmate® Stops & Holders, Pivot Sets, Electromagnetic Door Releases, and Heavy Duty Floor Closers.

Prime examples of their high quality and design Pivots are the Rixson 117 Offset Hung Pivot and Rixson 128-3/4 Center Hung Pivot. The design of these Pivots are meant to remain concealed on the bottom of the door for aesthetic design.  This allows for the ease of use and stability for heavy commercial doors.

Alternatively, Rixson also manufacturers a line of non-load bearing Pivots.  The Rixson M19 Offset Intermediate Pivots are developed with innovative design and time tested stability.

The Checkmate Stops & Holders, has 10 lines of door Stops & Holders to meet the requirements of any commercial hospital, business or school.  Rixson 10 Series Standard Duty Overhead Stops & Holders is a popular item for single acting doors.  Recommended for doors that receive medium traffic; it’s sleek and efficient design can withstand several years of heavy use.

Rixson® electromagnets are designed for remote door release, in case of fire.  They can be used to automate barrier doors open until released by a remote smoke detector or manually.

The Rixson FM998 Electromagnetic Door Holder/Release is a UL listed Door Holder.  It can hold up to 40lbs of force and features concealed wiring.  In the event of power failure the Electromagnet releases the door to close as a safety precaution.  Each magnet is protected against transients (electronic spike) and surges up to 600 volts.