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August 9, 2018
As (“Advanced Sensors”) robots and drones become ever more common, and as their industrial applications grow in scope, variety, and complexity, so does the need for strain-gage-based...
August 7, 2018
The components of data acquisition systems include sensors, signal conditioning, filters, Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC), other data acquisition elements, and last but not the least, unique...
August 7, 2018
The PI 7200 and PI 7300 DAS bring new capabilities and levels of performance to transducer data acquisition in rugged applications such as wind tunnels, engine test stands or wherever the...
August 7, 2018
How to measure all at once force, strain, displacement, temperature … and add control or test actuators with a DAQ or DAS? The Pacific Instruments Series 6000 is a modular signal...
July 31, 2018
Notwithstanding the fanciful notions implanted in the public imagination by science-fiction purveyors, it will be a long time before every person and stress analyst will have their own clever little...
July 26, 2018
The VPG StrainBond bonding service allows you to put a Micro-Measurements strain gage in very small locations as a bolt.   It is sometimes necessary to install a strain gage sensor deep in...
July 26, 2018
In this iNote Jon from Intertechnology Inc.  shows a technique to mark the shaft surface for strain gage orientation and alignment. Dual element shear  strain gage sensors such as the...
July 26, 2018
In this iNote Vijay from Dynatec India explains about the all in one stressed beam that is used to demonstrate the features of StrainSmart DAQ software,  including the most popular four strain...
July 26, 2018
Measuring Strain Gradients Using Strip Gages   In this iNotes Video, Mike shows an example of a strain gradient and introduces Micro-Measurements strip gages.  Strip gages have up to...
July 23, 2018
Complex working forces on a structure can be difficult to define and model correctly, especially when the applied loads are constantly changing. Stresses caused by mechanical assembly of component...