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July 31, 2020
Man’s desire to explore Space specifically Mars continues to push technology to new limits.  Mars’ distance to Earth and its hostile environmental conditions present monumental...
July 30, 2020
If we listen to or read the news presented to us by the digital media. It seems as though there is nowhere in the world free from stresses of one kind or another. It is certainly true, that there...
July 21, 2020
Micro-Measurements Application Note B-129, Surface Preparation for Strain Gage Bonding, provides the general procedures for properly preparing surfaces of test specimens for strain gage bonding. Many...
July 20, 2020
A company, like each of its people, has a past and a future all its own. The early days of Micro-Measurements (MM) are traced in the story below. A lot of history (that can be found on the Vishay...
July 20, 2020
The initial step in preparing to measure any strain or force is the selection of the appropriate strain gage sensor. The careful, rational selection of strain gage characteristics and parameters can...
July 14, 2020
Several of us here today had the pleasure of working closely with Dr. Zandman. Here is one account about remembering him – which is a personal story illustrating just how small the world is...
July 7, 2020
Micro-Measurements strain gages built with Advanced Sensors Technology are fundamental sensing devices that function as the building blocks of many other types of transducers—including pressure...
July 6, 2020
If you were asked to name, the most efficiently designed, complex working structure in common everyday use, what would be your answer? The electric or hybrid car? An electric generating plant? A...
July 2, 2020
Like any technology, strain gauges have specific terminology. In casual conversation words are often used synonymously when in engineering the same words have distinct, different meanings. For...
June 29, 2020
When the first bonded resistance strain gauges were introduced to industrial stress analysts and designers in the late 1930s and early 1940s, the automotive industry was among the first avid users of...