• Miaw award winner

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    Portapivot receives a prestigious Miaw Design & innovation award

    Portapivot 6530 with Stealth Pivot is the winner of the MIAW 2017 in the category Fittings / Door

    Portapivot 6530 XL wins a Miaw award

    Miaw design & innovation awards 2017

    The Muuuz International Awards (MIAW) reward the most creative manufacturers and promote the selected innovations.

    As part of the 2017 edition, more than 2 200 products from 450 manufacturers have been studied and classified in the following 7 universes: Construction, Furnishing, Materials, Lighting, Furniture, Kitchen & Bath and Outdoor.

    Only 30 products, representing manufacturers and designers of 10 countries, receive the prestigious Miaw award. The winners were unveiled last Thursday, 2 June 2017 during a ceremony at the Grand Hotel Intercontinental Opera in Paris.

    Portapivot 6530 XL with Stealth Pivot hinge technology

    With their discreet joinery and invisible XL pivoting hinges that swivel up to 360 °, the high-end interior pivot doors from Portapivot equipped with Stealth Pivot hinges, adapt perfectly to open atmosphere interior design projects.

    Inside Portapivot's elegant frame hides the "Stealth" pivot hinge technology, an invisible pivot hinge, compact, innovative and adaptable to a large number of situations. A unique hinge system that is completely versatile, for a great comfort of opening and closing.

    Portapivot's 6530 system goes further, with a XL glass & aluminium door - with the option of installing hardened, unbreakable or leavened glass of both 6 or 8 millimeters thick, or any other solid material up to 12 mm thick, combined with a minimalist anodized aluminum frame (65 x 30 mm), available in several customizable finishes and three anodised colors: silver, black and bronze.

    Like all products in the range, it is equipped with a "stealth pivot", designed to be mounted on an already installed floor and under a solid or reinforced ceiling surface, without any pre-flush mounting system. The installation of the product is therefore easy, and possible in both new as excisting projects, with a minimum anchoring consisting of only two bolts implanted to ± 4,5 cm depth. Beyond the product itself, the whole installation process was carefully studied during the development phase, with the realization of an assembly kit delivered with the product.

    With its XL hinge positioned on a central or offset axis, Portapivot 6530 XL is an ideal model for large swing doors weighing up to 150 kilograms. The axis can be placed at the third or center of the width, with an oscillation capacity of 90 °, 180 ° or 360 ° as a carousel. The closing force is adaptable with two types of gas springs (force 400N or 500N), which can be modified to best adapt the final strength of the hinge.

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    The choice of the editorial staff:
    Strengthened by 20 years of expertise, Portapivot receives the Muuuz International Award 2017, in the category Development / Doors & Fittings, for Portapivot 6530 with Stealth Pivot, a compact unobtrusive system with invisible hinges. In short, a system that knows how to be discreet while remaining efficient.

    compact pivot door hinge system

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  • Pivot hinge

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    Pivot door hinge system overview

    Pivot door hinge system

    Stealth Pivot is one of the most versatile and compact pivot door hinge systems available on the market. The pivot hinge features self-closing technology, self-levelling, 180° and 360° functionality and supports doors up to 150 kg.

    It’s one of the few pivot hinges available that don’t require any structural built-in elements inside either floor or ceiling. The pivoting hinge is completely integrated inside the door leaf and simply attaches directly to the finished floor and solid or reinforced ceiling with 2 minimal bolts.

    Due to its compact design it can be fitted inside virtually any door leaf.


    Pivot hinge without built-in floor or ceiling parts 

    Stealth Pivot is designed with easy installation & integration in mind. The compact pivot hinge is fitted inside the door at the top and bottom. 

    During development, a great deal of attention went into ease of installation, to ensure that the resulting pivot system could be used in both new and existing homes, regardless the construction, without the need for any pre-installed elements.



    Stealth Pivot

    Size: 170 mm x 41 mm x 25 mm 

    Designed for doors up to 75 kg - 165 lbs

    Modular offset axis point: 80 mm or 178 mm

    Swing operation: 180° 

    1-way 90° or 2-way 180° configurable 

    90° open/hold positioning

    Magnetic positioning accessory

    Closing technology with Suspa gas springs

    Adjustable closing force 300N - 400N

    Maintenance free design

    Stealth Pivot XL

    Size: 270 mm x 41 mm x 25 mm

    Designed for doors up to 150 kg - 330 lbs

    Offset axis 1/3 or central axis position

    Swing operation: 180° or 360°

    1-way 90° or 2-way 180° or 360° configurable 

    90° open/hold positioning

    Magnetic positioning accessory

    Closing technology with Suspa gas springs

    Adjustable closing force 400N - 500N

    Maintenance free design

    Pivot door hinge - Stealth Pivot
    Pivot door hinge - Stealth Pivot XL

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  • Stealth pivot receives a if design award

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    Stealth Pivot receives a prestigious iF design award 2017

    PORTAPIVOT receives a prestigious iF DESIGN AWARD for its pivoting room divider

    Stealth pivot is a compact and innovative pivoting hinge, that can be fitted inside virtually any door leaf. The pivot hinge features a high-tech com

    fort closure that works in all swing directions even up to 360°. When fitted, the hinge remains invisible, hence the name "Stealth Pivot".

    The jury from the iF Awards, held in Germany noticed it’s excellence and awarded Portapivot a 2017 Design Award for its “6530” glass and aluminium pivot door system equipped with Stealth Pivot XL pivoting hinges.

    Portapivot 6530 if design award 2017

    Portapivot 6530 system

    This particular pivoting door is made with a minimal aluminium frame (65 mm x 30 mm), available in 3 anodized colours: silver, black and bronze. The frame can be equipped with 6 or 8 mm thick tempered safety glass of your choice.

    The frame is equipped with a "Stealth Pivot" pivoting hinge, specifically designed to be mounted on top of a finished floor and underneath a solid or reinforced ceiling surface, without the need for any built-in fixtures.



    Stealth pivot XL pivot hinge set

    Compact pivot hinge design without built-in parts

    The pivot hinge is mounted straight on top of the finished floor and solid or reinforced ceiling surface, without the need for any built-in fixtures. The minimal anchoring (2 bolts +-4.5cm deep) allows for easy installation on any type of surface.

    During development, a great deal of attention went into ease of installation, to ensure that the resulting pivot system could be used in both new and existing homes, regardless the construction.

    Stealth Pivot XL installation

    Offset or central axis pivoting doors

    Stealth Pivot "XL" is designed for large pivot doors up to 150kg. The axis can be positioned at either 1/3 or in the centre, with a configurable swing operation of 90°, 180° or 360° like a carrousel.

    The closing force is fully adaptable with 2 sets of gas springs, rated at a force of 400N and 500N. The gas springs can easily be exchanged to finetune the closing force of the hinge as necessary.

    PORTAPIVOT’s highlights:

    • Made-to-measure
    • International B2B E-shop platform
    • Straightforward assembly and installation
    • Unlimited decorative finishing possibilities
    • Product design backed by more than 20 years of experience

    Company profile

    Portapivot is a Belgian brand, created and engineered by the designers of ANYWAY doors. Anyway was founded in 1995 and specializes in modern made-to-measure interior doors, focused exclusively on the local market in Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxemburg.

    Anyway Doors production

    Various international awards have put Anyway's products in the spotlight all over the world. A marketing dream come true, but for a manufacturer of custom-made, high-end products, this created quite the challenge in regards to fulfilling the endless stream of international requests from architects, interior craftsmen and consumers.

    Portapivot is designed as our answer to these international requests and make’s our popular Room Divider products and its patented hinge system accessible to interior professionals all around the world.

    Portapivot offers its product line as a custom-made, self-assembly kit, designed for interior professionals and carpenters with international shipping by Fedex. All our products are sold exclusively through a B2B E-shop which will be launched on August 1th 2017.

    We believe in a production philosophy where we combine the strength of our technology and designs with craftsmanship from around the world. With this futureproof business model, we offer high-tech products which empower our design capabilities, and meanwhile support local suppliers & craftsmen by letting them assemble the finished products.

    More about ANYWAYdoors

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