For frameless shower doors, pivot and side-mount hinge are good for connecting the glass door to the wall or frame. Pivot hinge fixes to the bottom and top of glass shower door like that of a revolving door. Side-Mount hinge fixes to the side of your shower door like a normal home door. Side-Mount hinge has become more popular because it is easy to clean the shower door and there is not much of mold or mildew accumulation between the shower door and frame. If you are in search for the best quality glass door hinge, Sugatsune's ZL series is the one you might consider because its material quality and plating technology far surpass what is being available at big-box retailers.