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July 19, 2018
Transverse sensitivity in a strain gage sensor refers to the behavior of the gage in responding to strains which are perpendicular to the primary sensing axis of the gage. Ideally, it would be...
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 16, 2018
Learn how leadwire selection can eliminate downtime, reduce and increase your strain measurement productivity. As we all know leadwire directly affects service life, fatigue and performance of any...
July 12, 2018
Precision strain gages built on MM's unique Bulk Metal® Foil technology provide very low temperature coefficient of resistance (TCR) and exceptional long-term stability even in extreme...
July 12, 2018
Did you know that proper signal conditioning is critical in getting an accurate measurement of any signal. It is the first step of computerized data acquisition. Signal Conditioning Systems: High-...
July 3, 2018
Strain gage sensors have been used for many years for determining the torsion applied to cylindrical shafts.  When the shaft is loaded in torsion, it creates a state of pure shear and the...
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 28, 2018
The 5800 is a data acquisition and recording system with high performance, dual-mode signal conditioning. It is typically used for recording transient data in harsh physical environments as would be...
June 26, 2018
In this iLearn video, Donielle shows how to use Advanced Sensors technology strain gages  to measure bending and axial forces. Greater sensitivity and resolution are possible when a full-bridge...