May 2016

May 31, 2016 - 6:39am
Darryl Peterson describes the flexible modular design of the 2310 signal-conditioning amplifiers and 2331digital readout system.    
May 24, 2016 - 6:27am
No soldering required! Focus on the installation, not the soldering. Perfect for difficult to reach installation locations, like the underside of bridges and on the inside wall of a pressure vessel...
May 17, 2016 - 6:00am
Darryl Peterson demonstrates how to check the calibration of the P3 portable strain indicator, using a 1550B strain indicator calibrator.      
May 10, 2016 - 6:47am
Dave England interprets the stress patterns produced by a Stress Opticon. The device enables visualization of stress concentration (strains) and helps to explain the concept to novices.      
May 5, 2016 - 6:54am
Glue is glue…..right?  So, why can’t I use regular glue products  available at the local retail store to bond strain gages? Well, actually, you can. The more pertinent question is, how important is...
May 3, 2016 - 6:07am
Long lead wires within the active arm of a Wheatstone Bridge circuit can cause significant error in one’s measurements, including attenuation of low-level signals and unwanted thermal output. Micro-...
May 3, 2016 - 6:03am
So you’ve been tasked with measuring the strain on the inside of a pressurized tank. A couple of concerns come to mind right away. First it is very important to determine how the tank will be...