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February 20, 2020

The AXD: Adaptability for Alternative Fuels

Many alternative fuels depend on precise measurements for gage, absolute, or compound pressure. Transducers in some of these applications endure potentially corrosive environments. To keep up with the demands of renewable energy applications, adaptable capacitive sensing technology can measure a variety of pressure types. Alternative fuel applications for the AXD and AXDH sensors are varied and include compression, storage and dispensing systems, hydrogen generators, and hydrogen fuel cell systems used to produce electricity.

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February 18, 2020

Setra is Hiring!

Interested in working at Setra? Take a look at our careers page to see all our open positions! Visit setra.com/careers today!

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January 31, 2020

Come see Setra at AHR!

From Monday Feb. 3 through Wednesday Feb. 5, Setra will be at AHR in Orlando. Come visit us at booth 973 and learn about our newest innovations for HVAC and Critical Environments!

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January 23, 2020

Setra's Newest Innovations to Feature at AHR 2020

Setra Systems will be exhibiting at the AHR Expo in Orlando from February 3 through the 5. In addition to our extensive HVAC and Critical Environments lines, this year Setra will be unveiling several new and exciting products. Come by and see Setra at booth 973!

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January 21, 2020

Don't Purchase a Monitoring System That'll be Obsolete Before You Install It

As is common with most technology today, a room pressure monitor (RPM) can quickly be obsoleted by technological advances. With such rapid improvements in technology, it is crucial to select and RPM for your critical environment that won't be obsoleted by new technology in a year. Setra Flex Environmental Room Monitor is a high-end monitoring and control solution that helps hospitals meet the ever-changing standards of a variety of applications:

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January 16, 2020

How to Budget for Energy Management

Companies today don't invest in energy management for a myriad of reasons. Many view energy management as an expense rather than an investment. Energy costs often account for the largest portion of a company's expenditures, but there way be several barriers to overcome before investing in energy management.

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January 14, 2020

The AXD: Rugged Accuracy for Rail Applications

Railways are essential for countries to function. These systems with massive machines  can transport almost anything and require immense engines to successfully make their trips. Mechanical failures in locomotives can lead to costly delays and potentially dangerous and damaging situations. The control system helps prevent this issue by monitoring and measuring fluid levels to guarantee the engine and related mechanical systems can operate properly. Pressure transducers play a critical role in ensuring all systems operate efficiently and safely.

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January 09, 2020

How to Select the Right Power Meter

Choosing the right power meter involves considering many factors. Whether it is for tenant submetering, submetering a commercial building, power monitoring for energy management, or another application, a power meter should meet certain specifications. Although each individual application will have its own requirements, there are several common factors to evaluate. When exploring options for a power meter, it is important to know the:

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January 07, 2020

The Cost of a Failed Sensor

Many industrial applications rely on pressure transducers to efficiently and safely operate and maintain equipment. If a pressure sensor fails, it can cause the entire control system to fail and lead to inoperable equipment or system down time; depending on the type of system, significant damage can occur to the equipment and surrounding environment. For systems experiencing periodic pressure spikes, damage due to a failed pressure sensor can often be prevented if the sensor selection processes considers overpressure resilience.

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January 02, 2020

The MRX Series: Versatility for Any Application

Setra's MRX series differential pressure transducers are among the most versatile transducers available, combining the flexibility of a multi-range with the performance of a single range transducer. The patented welded capacitive sensors require minimal amplification and deliver excellent accuracy and long-term stability.

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