Articles

August 9, 2018
As (“Advanced Sensors”) robots and drones become ever more common, and as their industrial applications grow in scope, variety, and complexity, so does the need for strain-gage-based...
July 31, 2018
Notwithstanding the fanciful notions implanted in the public imagination by science-fiction purveyors, it will be a long time before every person and stress analyst will have their own clever little...
July 17, 2018
A transducer is the generic name given to devices that convert an input stimulus into a measurable signal. Precision weighing or force transducers based on strain gage sensors convert the mechanical...
July 16, 2018
“A leadwire is a source of potential trouble (or stress) connecting two other sources of potential trouble.” This joke among stress analysts is worth keeping in mind. Different strain...
July 3, 2018
How to Install a Strain Gage in a Small, Deep Hole. We all know that rabbits can go down a hole but did you know that strain gages can too? There are instances where it is preferred to install the...
June 18, 2018
I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “throw spaghetti against the wall and see what sticks.”  Or as the stress analyst will rephrase “throw a strain gage against the...
June 11, 2018
Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details – Heraclitus (c. 535-c. 475 B.C.) The laws of Newtonian physics go hand-in-hand with engineering. The...
June 1, 2018
Energy storage management is considered to be emerging market and by using the new sensor it could help to reduce the cost and increase the applicability of many IOT devices and electric automobiles...
May 25, 2018
     Give or take a year, the electrical resistance strain gage is eighty years old. After all that time, it continues to be the primary means of measuring mechanical strain....
May 22, 2018
The Marquette SAE Baja team utilized strain gages provided by Micro-Measurements® to record data that will help with the design verification and future designs of the vehicle. The goal of the...