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May 12, 2019
The vast technical data on strain measurement can make our job complex and confusing. Indeed, force measurements many times are complex and confusing. But more often than not they are neither....
May 9, 2019
To measure such small changes in resistance, Advanced Sensors Technology strain gage sensor configurations are based on the idea of a Wheatstone bridge. The three types of strain gage configurations...
May 6, 2019
Warning: Weight plays a crucial role in how your car will perform against the clock.  The task for this project was to build a circuit that can measure strain quantitatively on the suspension...
April 15, 2019
In this podcast, Darryl and Jim introduce the new C4A Series and C5K Series Advanced Sensors Technology strain gage sensors that are coming with pre-attached leads to eliminate the need to solder...
March 29, 2019
In this iLearn video Tom and Collin show how to achieve a practical Advanced Sensors C4A strain gage installation from «Scratch» or from start to finish. Advanced Sensors Technology...
March 29, 2019
In this Micro-Measurements video, Darryl illustrates the entire process of bonding Advanced Sensors Technology C4A strain gage to fiberglass composite materials.  Specifically, correct surface...
March 22, 2019
Sit back, relax, and enjoy a smooth, safe ride through the Analog-Digital world. Occasionally, I hear the following question and complaint , “Why should I continue using foil strain gage...
March 18, 2019
Because a strain gage performs no better than the adhesive with which it is bonded to the test specimen, the adhesive is a vitally important component in every strain sensor installation. Although...
March 8, 2019
The title of this note may appear tautologous to the casual reader, but the reference here is to more than the obvious difference between mechanical and electrical phenomena. (Attention: Civil,...
March 8, 2019
In this podcast Anton discusses about Self-Temperature Compensation (S-T-C). All gages with XX as the second code group in the gage designation are self-temperature-compensated for use on...