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February 22, 2018
In this video, Kevin demonstrates how to apply M-Coat W-1 as a protective, enviromental coating on a strain gage. When to use it: Laboratory and field applications underdamp or wet conditions. Long/...
February 22, 2018
STRAIN GAGE INSTALLATION AND PROTECTION IN FIELD ENVIRONMENTS Introduction Field installation of strain gages presents the stress analyst with several unique “problems”,...
February 21, 2018
In this video, Steven demonstrates a new method for attaching leads to high temperature free-filament wire strain gage. The high temperature gages are optimized for a wide variety of hostile...
February 19, 2018
As the foundation of consistently reliable and precise transducers, Micro-Measurements’ Advanced Sensors resistors are built on a new manufacturing process using state-of-the-art equipment and...
February 16, 2018
Cracks in PCBs — brittle fractures in solder and even across components, particularly around BGAs — can be induced by in-circuit test fixtures and during assembly, burn-in and testing,...
February 16, 2018
This unique, high gage factor (4+), strain gage series offers increased strain sensitivity (gage factor) more than double all other foil strain gage types. This feature is particularly useful in...
February 15, 2018
Classic diaphragm strain gages employ four gage grids arranged to take advantage of the unique bell shaped tension/compression strain distribution on a pressure diaphragm. When these gages are bonded...
February 14, 2018
The technical literature on strain measurement can make the subject appear complex and confusing. Indeed, measurements sometimes are complex and confusing. But more often than not they are...
February 13, 2018
Full bridge configurations provide all four active gages which make up the Wheatstone bridge and the intra bridge circuit is integrated on a common backing matrix providing more accurate gage...
February 12, 2018
A bondeable solder terminal placed adjacent to strain gage solder tabs is necessary for strain gages where the tabs may be too small to directly solder the instrument cable.  Use of bondeable...