Why choose a PVC cable for alarm systems

The polyvinyl chloride or PVC is the material most commonly used for the insulation of cables for alarm systems and security systems. Characterized by versatility, the material can meet various requirements of use. Depending on the formulation of a PVC insulation cable it can normally be used at a temperature ranging from 70 ° C [...]

Cables and batteries among the Italian excellences for Sole24Ore

Elan has received a recognition from Sole24Ore as an excellence of Made in Italy and Made in Marche for the high quality and reliability that distinguish the company. The famous Italian business journal shows the capacity that Elan, born more than a quarter of century ago, has had to respond [...]

2017-03-29T09:10:48+00:00 May 26th, 2016|News & Events|0 Comments

Elan cables and batteries at IFSEC 2016 Fair in London

ELAN renews the appointment with the International Exhibition IFSEC 2016 which will be held in London in June from 21 to 23. IFSEC is the point of reference for over 40 years in the security industry, and fire fighting systems. Every year, thousands of customers and suppliers meet to discuss the latest technologies and [...]

Deductions on alarm and video surveillance: security package on Stability Act 2016

New in the Stability Law 2016: born the "security package bonus" of 2.6 million Euros with the aim to promote public safety and prevent thefts in house, in a period when security is undoubtedly very sensitive. Bonus Security 2016 provides a tax credit in favor of private citizens that will support expenses for home protection [...]

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

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 [...]