Tips

August 31, 2017
Bob and Kevin discuss solutions for a highly sensitive strain gage (high gage factor).  Platinum-Tungsten strain gages available from Micro-Measurements offer a nominal gage factor of 4.5.
August 29, 2017
Tom reviews the coatings available from Micro-Measurements which can be used for strain gage installation at deep cryogenic temperatures.
August 24, 2017
Jim reviews the correct strain gage (gauge) type and installation adhesives that are used to accurately measure strain at deep cryogenic temperatures.
August 22, 2017
We recently received the following feedback from a customer regarding a successful installation of strain gages (gauges) on glass: “Thanks for all the help in solving my strain gage adhesion...
August 10, 2017
A customer recently asked the following question: Can you tell me if strain gages can be installed on anodized surfaces using M-Bond 200?  I’m concerned about aluminum anodized and...
August 8, 2017
1.  通过应变片测试法来得到齿根部位的弯曲应力。 2.  使用通用型小尺寸的应变片。 3.  Micro-Measurements 的防护涂层M-Coat A提供优异的防潮和防化学侵蚀性能。 当然布点方式也很有技巧性。直齿轮齿根承受一个水平面弯曲正应力和垂直切应力,两个应力都垂直与齿向;而斜齿轮齿根除承受与直齿轮相同方向的两个应力外,...
August 3, 2017
A customer recently asked the following question: We are using the M-Bond 610, and following your guidelines for this adhesive.  The strain gages that we’ve bonded appear to work well,...
August 1, 2017
A half-bridge in the form of a 0-90 degree Tee rosette can be used for a uniaxial strain measurement with excellent temperature compensation, but only under specific conditions.  These...
July 18, 2017
Darryl Peterson and Matt Saas discuss the material property and measurement situations that influence the decision as to the use of planar or stacked strain gage rosettes.
July 13, 2017
Jim Johnson provides information that is crucial to successful soldering on strain gages.