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April 19, 2018
Adhesives form a bond either by solvent evaporation (drying) or by a polymeric reaction (curing).  With strain gages, adhesives of the polymeric reaction variety are used since the strain gage...
April 18, 2018
Strain gage installers (= stress analysts) sometimes have trouble getting the strain gage sensors to bond to the test structure, when using the cellophane tape method of gage handling, for example,...
April 13, 2018
Stress analysis is often not well understood by corporate management, particularly by managers who rose to their administrative positions through nontechnical channels. In many companies the stress...
April 9, 2018
An indispensable preliminary to the start-up of any experimental stress analysis test is verification that all components in the measuring system are functioning properly to produce accurate,...
April 5, 2018
The bulk of industrial experimental stress analysis is currently performed with the resistance strain gage (often irrespective of whether this represents the most effective means of determining the...
March 30, 2018
The RJ45-STA allows for an easy, reliable and reusablevconnection to all Micro-Measurements data acquisition systems that utilize the RJ45 connector. The RJ45-to-screw- terminal block adapter has a 6...
March 28, 2018
The RJ45 connector provides a reliable connection for a strain gage to a measurement instrument or data acquisition system.  However, it is important to use a high quality tool to crimp the...
March 19, 2018
Different strain gage installation conditions and test specifications often necessitate the use of different types or sizes of leadwires. For accurate, reliable strain measurements, it is important...
March 19, 2018
The majority of foil strain gages are installed using an adhesive system that is purchased separately from the strain gage itself. On some Micro-Measurements gage types it is possible to order the...
March 13, 2018
The RJ-45 connector has been used in strain measurement systems for many years, almost two decades.  This type of connector can provide a very stable, low-labor method for connecting large...