January 2019

January 18, 2019 - 2:13pm
Degreasing is performed to remove oils, greases, organic contaminants, and soluable chemical residues. Degreasing should always be the first operation. This is to avoid having subsequent abrading...
January 18, 2019 - 12:10pm
The purpose of surface preparation is to develop a chemically clean surface having a roughness appropriate to the gage installation requirements, a surface alkalinity corresponding to a pH of 7 or...
January 18, 2019 - 8:01am
Concrete surfaces are usually uneven, rough, and porous. In order to develop a proper substrate for gage bonding, it is necessary to apply a leveling and sealing precoat of epoxy adhesive to the...
January 7, 2019 - 11:28am
The Micro-Measurements Cable-Extension Displacement Sensor provides a voltage signal linearly proportional to the extension of a retractable stainless steel cable. Used for indicating the...
January 7, 2019 - 11:17am
Resistance thermometry is a widely employed method of measuring temperature, and is based on using a material whose resistivity changes as a function of temperature. Resistance Temperature Detectors...
January 7, 2019 - 10:17am
Intense, time-varying electromagnetic fields with steep gradients in field strength can cause troublesome noise in strain gage circuits. In severe magnetic environments, with low signal levels, the...
January 7, 2019 - 8:07am
CD-Series Crack Detection Gages are designed to provide a convenient, economical method of indicating the presence of a crack, or indicating when a crack has progressed to a predetermined location on...