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January 29, 2019
After we mark the location we would like to bond the strain gage , Conditioner A should be applied repeatedly, and the surface scrubbed with cotton tipped applicators until a clean tip is no longer...
January 28, 2019
For most materials, strain measurement results are usually not significantly changed by the surface preparation procedures that are recommended by Micro Measurements . Even with appreciable material...
January 25, 2019
The importance of attention to detail, and precise adherence to instructions, cannot be overstressed in surface preparation for strain gage bonding. Get it wrong and everything after could be a waste...
January 25, 2019
The normal method of accurately locating and orienting a strain gage sensor on the test surface is to first mark the surface with a pair of crossed reference lines at the point where the strain...
January 18, 2019
Degreasing is performed to remove oils, greases, organic contaminants, and soluable chemical residues. Degreasing should always be the first operation. This is to avoid having subsequent abrading...
January 18, 2019
The purpose of surface preparation is to develop a chemically clean surface having a roughness appropriate to the gage installation requirements, a surface alkalinity corresponding to a pH of 7 or...
January 18, 2019
Concrete surfaces are usually uneven, rough, and porous. In order to develop a proper substrate for gage bonding, it is necessary to apply a leveling and sealing precoat of epoxy adhesive to the...
January 7, 2019
CD-Series Crack Detection Gages are designed to provide a convenient, economical method of indicating the presence of a crack, or indicating when a crack has progressed to a predetermined location on...
January 7, 2019
Intense, time-varying electromagnetic fields with steep gradients in field strength can cause troublesome noise in strain gage circuits. In severe magnetic environments, with low signal levels, the...
January 7, 2019
The Micro-Measurements Cable-Extension Displacement Sensor provides a voltage signal linearly proportional to the extension of a retractable stainless steel cable. Used for indicating the...