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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 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 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...
February 22, 2018
In this video, Kevin demonstrates how to apply M-Coat W-1 as a protective, enviromental coating on a strain gage. When to use it: Laboratory and field applications underdamp or wet conditions. Long/...
February 21, 2018
In this video, Steven demonstrates a new method for attaching leads to high temperature free-filament wire strain gage. The high temperature gages are optimized for a wide variety of hostile...