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June 28, 2017
In this Micro-Measurements® iNotes™ video, Kevin Swiger shows how strain, force, and temperature can all be measured very easily using the Micro-Measurements StudentDAQ.  These...
June 27, 2017
Bonded electrical resistance strain gages are an interesting lot. Deceptive in complexity, because of the deceivingly simple appearance,  it’s not difficult to prove on paper that...
June 22, 2017
There is noise in my data that is affecting the strain rate value.  What can I do to minimize this type of noise?    First, I would make sure that there are absolutely no...
June 20, 2017
With 3D printing, engineering designs can be prototyped very quickly.  As with most prototypes, the questions of form, function, and suitability for a purpose can be answered.  Strain gages...
June 15, 2017
In this Micro-Measurements® iNotes™ video, Tom Rummage illustrates the entire process of bonding strain gages to fiberglass composite materials.  Specifically, correct surface...
June 13, 2017
Darryl Peterson discusses the process of selecting the correct strain gage for an application.
June 8, 2017
Bob Watson discusses the problem of strain measurement in intense magnetic fields, and the solution in Micro-Measurements H-Series strain gages.  H-Series strain gages are designed to cancel...
June 6, 2017
The Holmes And Rahe Stress Scale is often used by doctors to find and answer to the question: Can the most stressful life events predict future illness or a failure? Two researchers in 1967...
June 1, 2017
Jim Johnson discusses the effects of silicone contamination and how to avoid this particular contaminant, which is difficult to remove.
May 30, 2017
Micro-Measurements manufactures its strain gages and applications accessories to the highest standards and under the strictest process controls to ensure the best possible accuracy; however, the...