Automatic variable air volume damper
The SmartAire P by Tate is a pressure sensing, automatic variable air volume damper that minimizes bypass airflow through servers, racks, and other containment structures.
The SmartAire P by Tate is a pressure sensing, automatic variable air volume damper that minimizes bypass airflow through servers, racks, and other containment structures. Constant airflow into a contained system with a variable-load profile wastes energy during times of nonpeak load performance as airflow is forced through servers and other spaces in the containment structure. By installing SmartAire P under a portion of the airflow panels in the cold aisle, airflow can be automatically varied to maintain a desired static pressure. The SmartAire P is daisy-chained to SmartAire C units for a primary/secondary configuration that modulates all dampers to control static pressure and maintain a user defined setpoint.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey