Elan goes on holidays: we are coming back soon

Elan cables and BIGBAT batteries go on holidays. The company will be closed from 10 to 20 August.   If you want to receive cables and batteries before holidays, we inform you that the last useful dates for shipping the goods are August 7th and 9th. So, hurry to apply for your goods, avoid [...]

CPR: The Advantages and Obligations of the New Cable Regulation – Part Two

We have already had to focus on the new CPR legislation that came into force on 1 July and concerns all construction materials within the EU. All alarm cables, safety cables, data cables, signal cables, and coaxial cables are included in this new regulation. Fire alarm cables, however, are temporarily excluded.   In a [...]

2017-09-27T15:27:58+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Fire Cables, News & Events|0 Comments

What about the new CPR UE 305/11 – EN 50575 for alarm cables and security cables

Big news in July in the market of alarm cables and security cables. After July 1st, 2017, all products placed on the market will have to comply with EN 50575. But let's go into detail and find out what the norms are about. The CPR's objective is to ensure the free movement of construction [...]

Fire at Parco Stella between short circuit and fire alarm

The investigations are currently ongoing on alarm and fire system and the causes of the fire at Parco Stella Shopping Center. At the moment the damage is estimated around 100 million euro and more than 50 people have lost their jobs due to the devastation of Unieuro Eurobrico and shops. At the beginning, the arson [...]

Lead-acid batteries and fire systems maintenance

The maintenance of fire protection systems and control of lead-acid batteries are crucial phases for the existence of the system. Those stages are often mistakenly put into the background compared to design and installation of the same. In particular, the control of lead-acid batteries is critical. Many times we confuse the extraordinary maintenance, linked [...]

2017-06-05T22:14:56+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Fire Safety, Lead-acid batteries|0 Comments

Fire at Oakland nightclub: no fire prevention system

Tragic fire broke out in a nightclub in Oakland near the city of San Francisco during the night of December 5. In fact, the latest official news provided by local police say about 33 confirmed victims. At the time of the fire there were between 50 and 100 people inside the 'Ghost Ship', as the [...]

2017-06-05T22:15:54+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Fire Cables, News & Events|0 Comments

Elan at Intersec Dubai 2017 trade Show

From 22 to 24 January Elan will be at INTERSEC DUBAI FAIR, the international exhibition dedicated to high-level of security and protection products. Visitors and customers will be able to visit us and see the whole range of our products at Hall 4 - Stand A22. Intersec Dubai Trade Show offers you a higher standard [...]

Cables for alarm systems and fire cables: production and value chain

For over 20 years Elan manufactures cables for alarm systems, fire cables, CCTV and data network, for the Italian and foreign market. Elan has always been at the forefront in the process of producing high quality cables with technical, method and maximum customization. This has brought about a transformation in the company over the years [...]

Reaction of fire cable Elanfire to the flame

In the past we have dealt with different aspects of the main causes of a fire and the consequences that may result from this phenomenon. We refer to fire of Dubai, Fiumicino Airport and Bucharest nightclub. The impact of the fire and the flow rate, however, depend in almost all cases by what happens [...]

RoHS compliance on all Elan cables

RoHS compliance is the limitation on the use of certain dangerous substances in electrical and electronic center products (cables included). ELAN informs distributors and installers that all alarm cables, fire cables, network cables, coaxial cables built inside the company signal cables are fully compliant with the new and revised EU Directive. DECLARATION OF COMPLIANCE [...]