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 [...]

Perimeter alarm cables: double jacket shielded PVC or LSZH cables

Among the most common of perimeter alarm systems there is the underground system basement which requires the use of alarm cables or double jacket shielded PVC or LSZH cables. There are different types of external perimeter alarms: Perimeter Alarm - Microwave barrier Perimeter Alarm - Self-supporting with Infrared Sensors Perimeter Alarm - Fences Perimeter Alarm [...]

When and why to replace Lead-Acid Batteries?

We have already seen on this blog, how important is ordinary and extraordinary maintenance for alarm systems and video surveillance. In this regard, it has also placed the focus on the control of one of the fundamental elements for the functioning of these systems: lead-acid batteries. Today we want to focus on cases that necessitate [...]

The importance of batteries replacement for alarm system

Any alarm system for private use, and public or industrial, cable or radio, has batteries, whose charge is essential for the correct operation of the alarm system. For this reason it is good to know that you should periodically check the batteries and the correct operation of the system. To ensure your alarm system always [...]

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 [...]

Lead-acid batteries as a donation for the project “Aladdin’s Lamp”

After several months of work we can reveal. Our donation of lead-acid batteries in favor of the Youth Missionary Service has been successful. The Elan is proud to announce its participation in the project "Aladdin's Lamp", to help the most disadvantaged populations. Batteries bigbat 12V lead 2Ah are, in fact, become part of this valuable [...]

Coaxial cables: technical focus on RG6 HD, HD mini coaxial and micro coaxial HD

The coaxial cables are transmission means of information signals and are normally recognized by the RG prefix (Radio Guide) followed by a number. Coaxial cables are used for a diverse range of applications, from alarm systems and video surveillance to the audio and video systems. These cables, together with the most common network cables, are [...]