When we set out to build the most affordable and user friendly folding patio door, we made a decision to never compromise on quality or customer satisfaction. Five years after the inception of the Panoramic Slide-N-Pivot patio door, we have garnered multiple design awards and have amassed thousands of happy customers all across North America.
The Panoramic Folding Patio Door is an affordable alternative to the costly bi-fold, accordion, and glass wall systems that are fast becoming the most influential aspect of modern home and restaurant design. With the introduction of the Panoramic Folding Patio Door, you too can enjoy the luxury of a wide open space at an affordable price! We are so confident that you will love our low cost that we have designed an instantonline quoterso you can do your own quote and see right away how much you can save with the innovative Panoramic Door.
By removing the hinges, we have stripped away the limits inherent to typical accordion and bi-fold doors. The Panoramic Door gives you complete freedom of control over how many panels are open or closed at any one time.
Award Winning Innovation
Recognized by industry leading publications for innovation, the Panoramic Folding Patio Door is a feature rich door system with multiple advantages over the typical accordion/bi-fold doors.
July 8, 2013
COMMERCIAL, RETAIL : GLASS MAGAZINE AWARDS 2013
Panoramic Doors developed Magnaline, a patentpending hardware system engineered to simplify and improve the operation and performance of its folding glass doors. Panoramic’s folding glass door systems consist of independent panels that sit and travel along a single track to either end of the opening; Magnaline then engages, allowing the panel to swing open and stack to the previous panel. The doors are bottom-rolling, which minimizes the weight on the header, structural costs and operational problems, according to the company.
All of the Magnaline operational hardware is concealed within the frame, giving the folding door system elegant clean lines; the floating panels are the only elements visible. By reducing the amount of hardware through the advent of the Magnaline system, Panoramic Doors was able to cut down door system manufacturing costs and lead times, the company says.
Window & Door Magazine
Magnaline Panoramic Doors Folding System, Panoramic Doors
September 16, 2014
FEATURE ARTICLE | Design & Performance
The Challenge: Panoramic Doors sought a way to create a budget-friendly folding door system.
The Winning Solution: The resulting folding door system uses Panoramic’s Magnaline hardware (a winner in this year’s Most Innovative Door Component category) that “eliminates the need for hinges, bolts and locks, which in turn, reduces hardware costs and man-hours. The end result is a more affordable system,” says Magnaline designer Alan Rees, CEO and owner of Magnaline and Panoramic Doors.
The Panoramic Doors folding system has a series of bottom-track supported rolling panels that travel independently from each other along a single track. This minimizes weight stress on headers. The first panel is a fixed door and can be on either side of the opening or on both sides. Independent panels slide to either end, click into place and then convert from sliding to swing panels and stack against the previous panels, which reduces the amount of space needed to operate the door.
Several options are available, including a system with an unlimited number of panels to fit any span, as well as a system that offers users the ability to open and close one panel at a time. Doors come in aluminum/aluminum, aluminum/wood-clad, woodclad/ wood-clad, vinyl/aluminum-clad and vinyl/wood-clad. The PVC model is a fully welded outer-frame with the option of nail-fin or flush-fin to satisfy track building demands and facilitate replacement.
2014 Crystal Award - Most Innovative Door Component
Window & Door Magazine
July 8, 2013
COMMERCIAL, RETAIL : GLASS MAGAZINE AWARDS 2013
The Challenge: Panoramic Doors wanted to make it easier for users to operate folding doors while at the same time reducing the manufacturing costs for those doors. “The greatest obstacle to producing an affordable wide-span door system was the high cost associated with the excessive hardware,” says Alan Rees, designer and CEO of Magnaline.
The Winning Solution: The supplier developed Magnaline, multi-panel door hardware that uses magnetic technology to guide, control and lock into place each panel as it slides and swings open. “By using magnetic technology, I was able to control and simplify functionality,” Rees explains.
The door system works this way: The first panel is fixed on either side (or both sides) of the opening. Second and subsequent panels slide up to the first panel, and then click into place. Each panel then swings open and stacks parallel to the previous panel. Magnaline hardware allows panels to travel and operate on the bottom track, minimizing stress on the header.
All operational hardware is concealed and works from within the frame to give the system a clean look and protect the hardware from the weather. Concealment also helps protect users from possible injury.
Using Magnaline, Rees says, considerably reduces the amount of hardware which lowers manufacturing cost and lead times.
“The result is a system with unique features and clean lines that is functional, easy to operate and affordable. It has completely exceeded my expectations,” Rees says.
It took the willingness to step back and evaluate the core concepts of how a folding door should work to bring about the revolutionary design seen in the Panoramic Folding Patio Door. Rather than have a series of panels connected to each other with hinges, we have designed a door where the panels move independently of each other. More freedom, easier operation and total control of the opening.
Bottom Track Supported
Large doors are heavy. Most folding doors are “top hung” meaning that the weight of door is borne by the header. That’s why most folding door systems require specially engineered headers. The Panoramic Door is different. With the Panoramic Door the weight of the panels is supported by the bottom track. The result? No special headers are needed when installing a Panoramic Door.
While the popularity of wide opening folding doors is growing, the thing that stands between most people and their dream home is the high cost associated with this type of door. Panoramic Doors changes everything. Designed and built with the consumer in mind, the Panoramic Door is the first (and only) truly affordable folding door in the market today.
Vinyl, Aluminum or Wood: Choose the finish that meets your needs.
Unlimited Colors: Over 200 paint colors and custom color matching for aluminum.
Easy Open Panels: Individual panels are easy to move no matter how large the door system is.
Weather-ability: Designed to withstand wind and rain, meeting the exacting standards of BS6375.
Thermal Protection: All Panoramic Doors are designed to maximize thermal protection.
Real Wood Cladding: Choose from a variety of woods for a more luxurious feel.
Hundreds of Colors to Choose From
Life is full of color. Your home is a place where the use of color is most important; it sets the mood and creates a comfortable atmosphere for you and your loved ones. Because we understand your desire for a variety of choices, Panoramic Doors offers hundreds of colors to choose from.
Even better, if you don’t see a color that is perfect for your door, send us a paint chip and we will custom match it! Available on both our ThermaClad and Signature Aluminum doors.
All Natural Wood Cladding
Luxury You Can Feel
Nothing feels or looks as luxurious as real wood. Choose from a variety of paint-grade and stain-grade woods for interior, exterior or both! Available on both our Signature Aluminum doors.
Security at Every Point
The swing door panel(s) come equipped with a deadbolt and two or more hooks that lock into the neighboring panel to ensure security. Panels cannot be lifted out of the track and the interlocking grooves between the panels means you can relax knowing you are secure with the Panoramic Door.