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March 19, 2018
The majority of foil strain gages are installed using an adhesive system that is purchased separately from the strain gage itself. On some Micro-Measurements gage types it is possible to order the...
March 13, 2018
The RJ-45 connector has been used in strain measurement systems for many years, almost two decades.  This type of connector can provide a very stable, low-labor method for connecting large...
March 12, 2018
Determining the pressure of the fluids contained within an aluminum beverage can makes an inexpensive laboratory experiment utilizing strain gage technology. The strain gage rosette sensor plays a...
March 12, 2018
Solvent degreasers that are used to remove surface contaminates like oil, grease, etc. should leave nothing behind other than a contaminate-free surface. While there are a number of solvents...
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...
March 2, 2018
In order to improve the reliability and safety of Structures, structural Health Monitoring (SHM) has become a popular vehicle to determine the condition of the monitored structure and identify...
March 1, 2018
Civil engineers constantly face the challenge of making accurate strain measurements in very hostile environments.  Wind, rain sleet, snow, extreme temperatures, traffic...the list goes on and...
February 28, 2018
In this Micro-Measurements® iNotes™ video, Tom Rummage and Matt Saas discuss the process of choosing strain gage adhesives for composite and plastic  materials.  Because a...
February 27, 2018
In this video, Bob and Kevin discuss about Thermal Output. To aid our understanding of strain gage sensor thermal output, it is helpful to first understand thermal expansion. Often called...
February 26, 2018
In this video, we discuss about Model D4 Data Acquisition Conditioner. The Model D4 Data Acquisition Conditioner is a portable, USB-powered precision instrument for use with resistive strain gages...