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

All about CEI UNI 36762

Today we want to do some 'clarity on the CEI UNI 36762 regulations governing the old category 0 (low voltage cables) with category 1 (power cables). This legislation sheds light on the insulation characteristics that must be respected, so that the signal cables and power cables can be laid in the same channel. This legislation [...]

Coaxial cables and connectors for HD-SDI signals: Rakson’s case

As part of the implementation of CCTV systems, we can say that a good system is as important as the use of high quality coaxial cables equipped with HD specific connectors. Never use standard or general connectors because it could affect the transmission quality. This is what happened to a fitter, customer Rakson, a Elan [...]

BIGBAT, extraordinary batteries

Bigbat is the famous brand of rechargeable lead batteries (VRLA) that ELAN produces and distributes all around the world. The production for installers and retailers in the industry offers essentially two main types of batteries:  BIGBAT Standard and BIGBAT Long Life. BIGBAT Standard and BIGBAT Long Life find application in the field of safety and [...]

Elan celebrates 25th Business Anniversary

Have you ever desired to go to the moon? Here we are. In someway we succeeded. How? With our cables. In 25 years we have produced some 600,000 km of cables that roughly correspond to the earth-moon distance round trip. In this "moon" trip we served more than 2500 customers and sold 7 million [...]

2017-03-29T09:10:49+00:00 March 7th, 2016|News & Events|2 Comments