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September 19, 2017
In this iLearn video, Tom Rummage shows how to install a strain gage on rebar.  This video covers a complete installation, including surface preparation, bonding, application of a protective...
September 14, 2017
In this iNotes video, Bruno Belanger, president of Bcomtesting, Inc. shows how strain gage (gauge) Tee rosettes are used to determine the Poisson’s Ratio for a material in accordance with ASTM...
September 12, 2017
Use shunt calibration to ensure that your instrumentation is scaled to correct engineering units and is within accuracy expectations.  In this Micro-Measurements® iNotes™ video, Darryl...
September 7, 2017
The electrical resistance foil strain gage is a remarkably stable measurement device when properly installed and used.  With the aid of a suitable protective coating, the bonded gage’s...
September 5, 2017
M-Bond AE-10 from Micro-Measurements is a robust strain gage adhesive used for permanent installations.  It is also sometimes used as a rugged protective coating.  Darryl describes how and...
August 31, 2017
Bob and Kevin discuss solutions for a highly sensitive strain gage (high gage factor).  Platinum-Tungsten strain gages available from Micro-Measurements offer a nominal gage factor of 4.5.
August 31, 2017
This Micro-Measurements® iNotes™ video shows correct installation of a precabled, miniature strain gage produced using Micro-Measurements Advanced Sensors® technology on a printed...
August 29, 2017
Tom reviews the coatings available from Micro-Measurements which can be used for strain gage installation at deep cryogenic temperatures.
August 28, 2017
In this iNotes video, Donielle uses a strain gage (gauge) and thermocouple as sensor inputs to the StrainSmart System 8000.  StrainSmart software is then used to set limit conditions on the...
August 24, 2017
Jim reviews the correct strain gage (gauge) type and installation adhesives that are used to accurately measure strain at deep cryogenic temperatures.