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December 6, 2016
Because a strain sensor 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...
December 1, 2016
How hard is it to install a foil strain gage sensor? With practice, installing strain gage sensors becomes a routine operation.  It does require meticulous attention to detail and strictly...
November 29, 2016
How did it start? What science spawned the bonded electrical resistance strain gage? Mechanics and electricity, two main branches of science and technology, came together to form the need for and...
November 23, 2016
This portable, lightweight, and rugged four-channel instrument is designed to read and store data from four strain gage (gauge) or transducer inputs, providing full test functionality in field and...
November 22, 2016
The ratio of the force applied to an object parallel to the surface the object is sitting on, that is required to start movement of the object, divided by the normal force of that object to the...
November 17, 2016
How do you determine which strain gage sensor to use?   There are a number of important considerations when selecting a strain gage sensor.  These include, but are not limited to,...
November 15, 2016
The demand for reliable, durable and compact electronic devices is all around us. Consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, aerospace and medical device manufactures want it, “lighter, more...
November 10, 2016
Glue is glue…right? So, why can’t I use regular glue products available at the local retail store to bond strain gages? Well, actually, you can. The more pertinent question is, how...
November 8, 2016
Structural tests often require a variety of measurements to validate design or to gain a better understanding of structural behavior under a different loading conditions. These measurements often...
November 4, 2016
What options are available that I can select for a particular foil strain sensor?  Particular options for specific gages are ordered by appending the option name to the end of the sensor...