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How is a door made? Characteristics and curiosities

How is a door made? Characteristics and curiosities

Doors are essential elements of our homes and buildings, but we often take for granted their complexity and the different characteristics that compose them. In this article, then, we will explore in detail how a door is made, analyzing its main components and providing some interesting curiosities related to its manufacturing.

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The Components of a Door

A door may seem like a simple object, but it is the result of the harmonious combination of different components that work together to guarantee functionality, safety and aesthetics. Here are the main parts that make up a door:


The panel is the visible part of the door and can be made of various materials such as wood, glass, metal or plastics. This part determines the aesthetic appearance of the door and can vary in terms of design and finishes.


The frame is the structure that surrounds the panel and holds the door in the wall. It can be made of wood or metal and is intended to keep the door secure and well positioned in the wall opening.

    Hinges or Tracks

Hinges (in traditional doors) or tracks (in sliding doors) are mechanisms that allow the door to move. The hinges are attached to the frame and panel, allowing the door to move like a "hinge" of sorts. The tracks, on the other hand, guide the movement of the sliding doors.

    Handles or Knobs

The handles or knobs are the elements used to open and close the internal door. They can vary in terms of design and style, adding a touch of uniqueness and aesthetics to the frame.

    Closures and Locks

Latches and locks are essential for the safety of the door. Locks can be of different types, for example key, combination or electronic. They help control access through the door.
Curiosities about the manufacturing of doors

We now propose some quick details related to door processing:

    Various Materials: Doors can be made in a wide range of materials, from traditional options such as wood to modern variations such as steel and tempered glass. This diversity of materials offers many different levels of design and durability.
    Processing Phase: The manufacturing of a door involves several phases, including cutting, shaping, trimming and finishing. This process may vary based on the type of door and materials used.
    Customization: Porte Italiane offers customization services for doors, allowing customers to choose specific sizes, colors, materials and details based on their preferences.

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Any other doubts? Consult the experts at Porte Italiane

In a world where attention is often focused on the most obvious and innovative aspects of technology and design, doors remain an eloquent example of how even everyday objects can be incredibly complex and well-designed. Their construction, involving a variety of materials, techniques and craftsmanship, is a testament to the attention to detail that characterizes modern craftsmanship.

So the next time you find yourself in front of a door, take a moment to appreciate its complexity and intrinsic beauty. Every time you open or close, remember that this simple action is the result of an artisanal and technical process that reflects the care and attention that goes into every aspect of our daily lives. From material selection to manufacturing and processing steps, every part of creating a door contributes to its functionality, aesthetics and safety.

Finally, for any need or request for information, do not hesitate to contact the experts at Porte Italiane. For over 50 years we have been available to customers to create furnishing solutions capable of enhancing any type of environment. You can contact us on 0941 901172 and 0941 912335.