Technal’s Concealed Hardware Solutions

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Technal’s Concealed Hardware Solutions

In the world of architectural design and construction, attention to detail is crucial. From overarching building designs to the intricate nuances of fixtures and fittings, every component plays an important role in defining the overall aesthetic and functionality of a structure. One such detail often overlooked yet integral to the design and functionality of windows and doors, is the hardware. Concealed hardware is a game-changer for design and architecture, offering many benefits for developers. This article will explore Technal’s concealed hardware solutions and how they can enhance your projects.


Technal has consistently demonstrated its commitment to delivering top-tier products without compromising on environmental responsibility. Their offerings, ranging from eco-friendly windows to sustainable doors, are a testament to their dedication to quality and sustainability. By harnessing the power of low-carbon windows and other sustainable materials, Technal has positioned itself at the forefront of the industry, setting new standards and redefining excellence.


What is concealed hardware?

Concealed hardware, as the name suggests, is a design and functional innovation in the world of windows and doors. At its core, concealed hardware refers to the various fixtures and fittings of windows and doors that are strategically designed to remain hidden or camouflaged when the window or door is in its closed position. This includes but is not limited to, hinges, locks, handles, and other pivotal mechanisms that are essential for the operation and security of the window or door.

In traditional window and door designs, these hardware elements are often visible, sometimes becoming focal points that can detract from the overall aesthetics of the structure. However, with the advent of concealed hardware, these elements are seamlessly integrated, often within the frame or the sash of the window or door, making them virtually invisible to the naked eye.

The integration of concealed hardware is executed with meticulous precision, especially with aluminum windows and doors. Aluminum, known for its strength and malleability, allows for a design where the hardware can be snugly fitted within its profiles without compromising on the structural integrity or functionality of the window or door. The result of this integration is an uninterrupted, clean view that enhances the overall visual appeal of the space.

Furthermore, the use of concealed hardware not only ensures a sleek and modern look but also offers a more streamlined and minimalist design. By eliminating the visual clutter of visible screws, bolts, and other conventional hardware elements, spaces adorned with windows and doors featuring concealed hardware exude a sense of modernity, sophistication, and elegance. This choice is particularly favored in contemporary architectural and interior design trends, where simplicity and functionality go hand in hand.


The benefits of concealed hardware

  • Aesthetic appeal: The primary allure of concealed hardware lies in its enhanced aesthetic appeal. Absent visible hardware, windows, and doors exude a more streamlined and cleaner appearance, a feature highly sought after in contemporary architectural designs.
  • Enhanced security: Concealed hardware, being hidden from plain sight, poses a challenge for potential intruders attempting to tamper with or disable the locking mechanisms.
  • Durability and maintenance: Being shielded from external elements, concealed hardware experiences reduced wear and tear, ensuring its longevity. This inherently translates to reduced maintenance over its lifespan.
  • Space-saving: The absence of protruding hardware allows windows and doors to be installed in closer proximity to adjacent walls or fixtures, optimizing space utilization.


Technal's Soleal windows with new concealed hardware

Technal has now launched its Soleal windows with new concealed hardware. This innovative offering accentuates the finesse and elegance of the Soleal 55 and 65 Lange frames. Crafted with precision, this concealed hardware is versatile, adapting seamlessly to various types of open-in windows. Furthermore, it's harmoniously compatible with the three Soleal designs: “Apparent”, “Minimal”, and “Minimal Clip on trim”.

Technal's concealed hardware's adaptability is evident in its wide-ranging suitability. Catering to diverse needs, from residential applications with a weight capacity of 80 kg to large frames and specialized glazing (acoustic, security, etc.) at 110 kg, and even exceptional projects scaling up to 160 kg, Technal's offerings are comprehensive. This concealed hardware can also accommodate openings up to 180° and heights up to 3 meters, making it an ideal choice for refurbishing joinery of diverse architectural styles.

For Technal fabricator installers, this novel hardware heralds significant time savings in productivity and responsiveness. The intuitive face-mounted design, complemented by sealable stop blocks, guarantees precise and reliable positioning of each component, eliminating the need for preliminary measurements. This not only trims down manufacturing time but also streamlines the procurement process and optimizes inventory.

Technal's concealed hardware is distinguished by its simplicity and intuitive assembly. This design ethos considerably trims assembly time, culminating in enhanced productivity. It's a reflection of Technal's unwavering commitment to delivering solutions that are not just aesthetically pleasing but also efficient and user-centric.

Technal's unwavering commitment to sustainability

Beyond design and functionality, Technal's concealed hardware is designed with sustainability in mind. The company utilizes low-carbon and recycled aluminum sourced from Hydro to craft its products, including eco-friendly windows and sustainable doors. Opting for Technal means not only investing in premium aluminum products but also championing a greener and more sustainable future.

Technal's new concealed hardware for Soleal windows epitomizes the company's dedication to innovation, design excellence, and sustainability. Whether you're an architect, builder, or homeowner, Technal's eco-friendly windows and sustainable doors equipped with concealed hardware offer an impeccable amalgamation of aesthetics, functionality, and eco-friendliness. With the added advantages of low-carbon windows and doors, Technal continues to shape the future of the aluminum industry.

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