Articles

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...
May 18, 2018
Advanced Sensors Technology can help athletes be faster, stronger and more efficient. In the challenging and competitive world of sports, a small fraction of a second might be all that separates a...
May 11, 2018
Strain gages from Micro-Measurements® were used by the University of Washington ECOCAR 3 team to validate the design of the front electronics shelf and generator structure mount in the car. The...
May 8, 2018
With precision load cell manufacturers producing weighing devices capable of making measurements with inaccuracies as small 0.1% of full scale using bonded resistance strain gages, most stress...
April 18, 2018
Strain gage installers (= stress analysts) sometimes have trouble getting the strain gage sensors to bond to the test structure, when using the cellophane tape method of gage handling, for example,...
April 13, 2018
Stress analysis is often not well understood by corporate management, particularly by managers who rose to their administrative positions through nontechnical channels. In many companies the stress...
April 9, 2018
An indispensable preliminary to the start-up of any experimental stress analysis test is verification that all components in the measuring system are functioning properly to produce accurate,...
April 5, 2018
The bulk of industrial experimental stress analysis is currently performed with the resistance strain gage (often irrespective of whether this represents the most effective means of determining the...
March 6, 2018
A Micro-Measurements foil strain gage sensor is an inherently precise measurement device, easily capable of resolving one part in a million (PPM) or more. That capability is primarily due to the...
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”,...