An alternative means of compliance is for .... to be fitted - expressed differently

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JACEK1

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Hello everybody!

An alternative means of compliance is for a pressure monitoring and alarm system to be fitted.

Is it possible for me to express the above-mentioned sentence differently?

  1. An alternative means of compliance is to fit a pressure monitoring and alarm system.
  2. An alternative means of compliance is by fitting a pressure monitoring and alarm system.
  3. An alternative means of compliance is that a pressure monitoring and alarm system (should) be fitted.

I have no intention of changing English grammar or a way of thinking. I just would like to know whether or not the three variants are acceptable.

Thank you.

Pressure/Vacuum (PV) valves for chemical tankers
 

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I would use "install" instead of "fit."

Your alternatives are OK.
 

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Your alternatives are good, but I would use "pressure monitor" instead of "pressure monitoring". I understand that the alarm system is probably attached to the pressure monitor, but they are separate pieces of equipment. As You did, I would leave "should" out of the last choice.
 

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I see it as one system with two functions: pressure monitoring and alarming.
 

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That is another view. It can go either way.
 

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There is a trade/union called "pipefitters" so the use is not totally foreign in the US. It's a fixed expression, we don't talk in general about "fitting" things.
 
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