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December 12, 2017
 MM Matrix Integrity (M) Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) invited PETRONAS Group Technical Solutions to observe a demonstration of the PhotoStress® method. The demonstration’s purpose was to confirm...
December 7, 2017
The cast iron frying pan is an excellent surface to illustrate how to solve common strain gage installation challenges, such as: Filling and smoothing a rough, cast surface. Installing a...
December 5, 2017
We recently received an inquiry from a customer who needed to measure strain up to 5% (50,000 με), yet they were only able to achieve 0.9% (9,000 με).  During a visit at...
November 30, 2017
VPG Micro-Measurements, Mantracourt, and Novatech all provided parts of a system to help a Formula F1 racing team achieve improved performance.  Micro-Measurements Advanced Sensors formed the...
November 28, 2017
VPG Stress-tek has many tools at hand to solve difficult problems and create successful solutions in load measurement.  Very often, a designer finds a need to measure forces within a system or...
November 23, 2017
With Photostress, an engineer can immediately see the result of real loads on a machine or structural part.  One of the reasons that real testing and finite element analysis (FEA) compliment...
November 21, 2017
In this Micro-Measurements® iNotes™ video, Anton Chittey of Vishay Measurements Group UK uses a Micro-Measurements rosette (CEA-13-125UR-350) and a System 8000 with StrainSmart Software to...
November 16, 2017
Data acquisition systems typically provided support for one or more of the following input types…. Strain gages and strain gage based transducers, high and low level DC inputs, LVDTs,...
November 16, 2017
This video describes a unique strain gage-based sensor designed to measure the width of a crack in concrete or rock.  With a resolution of 1/10000th of an inch, this sensor represents the...
November 15, 2017
StrainSmart 9000 is a new version of legendary StrainSmart  Software that is designed to handle the high sampling rate and dynamic capability of the System 9000.  There are many...