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April 21, 2022
Structural health monitoring (SHM) is defined as a process of implementing a damage identification strategy for manufactured building products or civil structures. SHM incorporates three major...
March 4, 2022
In this Video , Darryl talks about cracks in the PCBs and shows how Micro-Measurements G1350A strain gage sensor is used when testing components, sub-assemblies, printed circuit boards, Ball Grid...
January 18, 2022
Since 2002 , Micro-Measurements has been producing foil strain gages using our advanced foil technology. Our strain gages are highly sensitive resistive sensors used to determine surface strain on an...
January 10, 2022
It is generally considered that bonding strain gauges before attaching leadwires is technically superior, but in some instances pre-attached leadwires are essential. By learning this technique,...
December 3, 2021
A screwdriver is the one tool that almost every stress analyst has at home. The following components were used to convert a screwdriver into a transducer. •  CEA-06-062UVA-350 Dual...
December 3, 2021
In his 1936 article, The Unanticipated Consequences of Purposive Social Action, Merton examines the completely unexpected consequences caused by seemingly well-intentioned actions (not to be confused...
December 3, 2021
The resistance strain gage, because of its unique operational characteristics, has easily dominated the transducer (load cell) field for the past 50 years or so. Advanced Sensors Technology strain...
November 19, 2021
Load cell (tension bending, compression, shear, etc.) is a transducer (physical element) that converts mechanical force into electrical signal. There are several different types of load cells such as...
November 17, 2021
Our work and life (balance) is full of stressful flashes, but when it seems like everything is happening all at once, it can really drain our emotional and physical batteries. Work-Life...
November 16, 2021
  Shear Pin Load Cell, Strain Gages –  and Everything in Between. Load cells are mechanical devices that act as force sensors by employing strain gages to provide an electrical...