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Elemental Hardware
APL Specifier Guide available Order now

Elemental — sleek, clean minimalism — as its name implies, the Elemental hardware range strives for simplicity.

Architect-designed with the goal of eliminating frills and fuss, Elemental is a unique range of hardware that is made from extruded aluminium, and is anodised.

All APL hardware comes as a complete package, including locking mechanisms.

Key Features
  • Minimal design and straight-edged shapes
  • Precision machined with high accuracy
  • Available in silver and black anodised finishes in 25 micron thickness
  • Fully concealed fixing screws


Pull Handle: Available in two sizes - large or small, but can be made to any length by special order. The sliding door handle is separate from the lock, which is operated by a key or snib.

  • Small - 250mm high
  • Large - 325mm high

Flush Pull: Ideal for lighter sliding panels. The lock is mounted separately from the pull, and is operated by a key or snib.

  • 269mm high x 44mm wide

Lever Door Handle: Available in two sizes – small or large.  Snib or key operation is available for secure four-point locking.

  • Large - handle length 140mm, baseplate 292mm
  • Small - handle length 125mm, baseplate 221mm

Bi-Fold Handle: A sleek swivel lock that activates locking rods in the top and bottom of the door or window panel.

  • 160mm high x 34mm wide

Espagnolette Window Fastener: Single hand, robust operation. Which includes a secure venting position. Available February 2018.

  • High profile - 110mm wide x 37mm high
  • Low profile - 110mm wide x 21mm high
Scope of Use
  • Suitable for residential and light commercial applications.
Statement of Building Code Compliance

All products supplied by FIRST Windows & Doors meet or exceed the requirements of the New Zealand Building Code and New Zealand Standards; NZS4211, Performance of Windows, and NZS4223, Glazing in Buildings - Parts 1-4.

Other Performance Attributes

A warranty for all FIRST Windows & Doors products is provided, under normal conditions of use, against failure of materials and/or workmanship for a period of 5 years. 

First Care, Maintenance & Warranty Brochure (with AGP)


WGANZ Guide to E2/AS1

1 August 2019

First Brochure


APL and Sustainability


Manufacturer Contact List

First Windows & Doors have a high-performing range of solutions for all homes and commercial projects, from entrance doors to windows, sliders, bi-folds and thermally efficient options.

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