Safety and fire prevention measures in public places: the case of the Bucharest nightclub

The news about fires in public places appear more often on television news. The causes of these accidents are mostly explicable to the violation of the main safety rules and the use of flammable materials inside the premises. Among the public places most affected there are certainly discos. After cases of tragedies that occurred in [...]

2017-03-29T09:10:46+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Case History, Fire Cables, Fire Safety|0 Comments

Certification ISO 9001: 2008 on fire-resistant cables manufacturing system

ELAN informs that on 15 August 2016 it has been awarded with ISO 9001: 2008 relating to the business organization's Quality Management System.   To date, the ISO 9001 is the world reference in the field of company certification. The ISO 9000 standards provide guidance on how a company works to provide a product or [...]

Event in September with Security Essen

Elan will be at the Essen Fair in Germany from 27th to 30th September as every year. Security Essen is the worldwide fair for innovations relating to all aspects of security and fire prevention. Exhibitors will show new products and services in six thematic areas. The areas are: mechanical safety systems, Cyber Security, CCTV, fire [...]

September, Fire Prevention Forum

Elan will be at the Forum Fire Prevention 2016 at Bergamo in September from 21 to 22 with its own booth. The Forum is part of the Safety EXPO, conference dedicated to fire professionals. The Forum hosts numerous meetings with institutions, in-depth focus and technical workshops. Among these, there is a technical workshop featuring Elan [...]

2017-03-29T09:10:46+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Fire Cables, News & Events|0 Comments

How to choose the right network cable (UTP, FTP, Cat5e)

In this article we want to deepen the aspects that may seem to the most trivial or unnecessary, but that they are often subject to confusion. The cables on which we want to put our attention today are the network cables for indoor and outdoor use. The LAN network cables are mainly used for the [...]

Cables for alarm systems, CCTV and data network: the new catalog Elan 2016

From February 2016 Elan, a cable manufacturing company for alarm systems, fire alarm systems, CCTV and data network, provides the new cables Catalogue 2016. The catalog reflects the new corporate image and the new communication strategy undertaken by Elan in 2015 for its 25 years of activity. The catalog is divided by destinations [...]

Fiumicino Airport fire: prevention with fire cables

Do you remember Fiumicino airport fire that broke out in May 2015 at terminal 3 causing a flight ban and destruction of 1,000 square meters of shops? The prosecutor of Civitavecchia did the incident clearly. The liability is due to firefighters, who started the fire extinguishing operations with a 35-40 minute delay, to ADR (Roma [...]

2017-03-29T09:10:48+00:00 June 19th, 2016|Case History, Fire Cables|0 Comments

Quality video broadcasting: how cables and distances start to play (HD SDI / TVI / CVI)

How many times have you encountered signal transmission problems in the installation of a video system? The blame is always in cameras or DVR? Not always. Today we analyze with you the possible causes and possible solutions of a very common problem which installers often encounter .   In particular, we talk about electromagnetic [...]

2017-03-29T09:10:48+00:00 April 27th, 2016|LAN Cables, News & Events|0 Comments

Fire prevention: what does not work on the skyscrapers of Dubai

Although the cable is a small component of a sprinkler system, today we want to show you that any fire-resistant cable, as Elanfire, can play a decisive role for the safety of persons. On December 31, in Dubai, during the New Year celebrations, a fire completely destroyed a 63-storey hotel. While thousands of people watched [...]

2017-03-29T09:10:48+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Fire Cables, Fire Safety|0 Comments

Fire resistant cables: what about the law

Short-circuit and spread of fire have been always the main causes of failure of safety systems. For years, lawmakers from across Europe have adopted specific protocols on the fire resistance on cable test. The results on the assessment determine the quality of the cable itself.  The main differences between the rules concern the duration of the [...]

2017-03-29T09:10:48+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Fire Cables, Fire Safety|0 Comments