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January 31, 2019
Indeed, of the steps necessary for a successful strain gage installation, soldering usually requires the most practice to become proficiently skilled.  Of all the faults in gage soldering,...
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 29, 2019
The properties of silicones which make them excellent lubricants and mold-release agents also make them the enemies of adhesion, and therefore potentially the most serious of contaminants to be...
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 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 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 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 7, 2019
Resistance thermometry is a widely employed method of measuring temperature, and is based on using a material whose resistivity changes as a function of temperature. Resistance Temperature Detectors...
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...
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...