Pivot shower hinges allow the glass door to pivot from a point at the top and bottom of the door. Pivot shower hinges are attached to the top and bottom of the door, as well as the head and floor of the frame, allowing the door to swing in any direction.
Pivot shower hinges are usually applied to heavier, wider, larger, high-traffic, or even floor-to-ceiling glass doors. They can carry weight more easily than traditional hinges. The reason is that the weight of the door is supported by the bottom unit and the floor rather than the doorframe. This reduces the stress on the frame and prevents sagging.
The main advantage of pivot shower hinges is the range of scale they offer. Pivot shower hinges allow designers and architects to specify doors made of heavy-duty materials or larger sizes to give impressive and grand effects.
And pivot shower hinges allow you to avoid concerns about whether the frame and hinges are strong enough to support the door. Besides, pivot shower hinges also provide excellent aesthetics and require less clearance than doors hung at the side on hinges.