Tips

June 22, 2017
There is noise in my data that is affecting the strain rate value.  What can I do to minimize this type of noise?    First, I would make sure that there are absolutely no...
June 13, 2017
Darryl Peterson discusses the process of selecting the correct strain gage for an application.
June 8, 2017
Bob Watson discusses the problem of strain measurement in intense magnetic fields, and the solution in Micro-Measurements H-Series strain gages.  H-Series strain gages are designed to cancel...
June 1, 2017
Jim Johnson discusses the effects of silicone contamination and how to avoid this particular contaminant, which is difficult to remove.
May 23, 2017
Since weldable strain gages and temperature sensors were introduced, customers have regularly asked, “Should I use a weldable or a bondable gage?”  The answer depends upon many...
May 16, 2017
When a customer has a large number of staff members who need training on strain gage technology, Micro-Measurements can conduct workshops at their facilities.  This alleviates having a large...
May 12, 2017
Bob Watson discusses Micro-Measurements  strain gages which are designed specific ally for shear modulus testing of composite materials.  Two strain gage designs are available to support...
May 9, 2017
Tom Rummage talks about Bridge Completion Modules (BCM) available from Micro-Measurements.  These versatile modules enable a user to make ¼-bridge and ½-bridge inputs to...
May 2, 2017
Bonding a foil strain gage is a laminating process and requires pressure to be applied until the adhesive is cured.  Uniform pressure applied over the strain gage ensures that the layer of...
April 20, 2017
A fairly common question that is asked of our Field Design Engineers and Technical Sales Managers is, “How do you remove the strain gage adhesive when the strain measurements are complete?...