Beware of Long Wire Runs

When strain gage instrumentation leads become unwieldy, the probability of pulling tabs off the by tripping over the wires increases.  Make sure that you properly strain relieve the wires by adding a loop.  If an accidental tugging on the wire occurs, the slack in the strain relief loop will usually prevent the loss of or damage to the strain gage.

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Donielle Dockery

Field Design Engineer