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March 29, 2019
In this Micro-Measurements video, Darryl illustrates the entire process of bonding Advanced Sensors Technology C4A strain gage to fiberglass composite materials.  Specifically, correct surface...
March 22, 2019
Sit back, relax, and enjoy a smooth, safe ride through the Analog-Digital world. Occasionally, I hear the following question and complaint , “Why should I continue using foil strain gage...
March 18, 2019
Because a strain gage performs no better than the adhesive with which it is bonded to the test specimen, the adhesive is a vitally important component in every strain sensor installation. Although...
March 8, 2019
In this podcast Anton discusses about Self-Temperature Compensation (S-T-C). All gages with XX as the second code group in the gage designation are self-temperature-compensated for use on...
March 8, 2019
The title of this note may appear tautologous to the casual reader, but the reference here is to more than the obvious difference between mechanical and electrical phenomena. (Attention: Civil,...
March 1, 2019
Becoming a detective in stress analysis requires both experience, training and studying two major fields: Failure avoidance, which is also known as condition based maintenance (CBM) and failure...
February 27, 2019
The technical literature on strain measurement can make the subject appear complex and confusing. Indeed, measurements sometimes are complex and confusing. But more often than not they are neither....
February 19, 2019
Advanced Sensors Technology CEA’s - Good News for Strain Gage Users. Surface Preparation; Bonding Procedure; Orienting, Handling; and Bonding the Strain Gage; Inspect the Strain Gage...
February 14, 2019
One of the latest examples of high tech applications for strain gages comes from our good friends at Sensing Systems Corporation.  Richardo Bermudez, the President of Sensing Systems, has a...
February 12, 2019
In this iLearn video, Anton and Alan compare a traditional CEA strain gage sensor and an Advanced Sensors CEA strain gage and show how to achieve a successful strain gage installation from start to...