April 2020

April 30, 2020 - 8:00am
In 1833 a man called Samuel Hunter Christie invented a bridge circuit that, 10 years later, was discovered by Sir Charles Wheatstone who presented its many uses. Despite his attribution to Christie,...
April 29, 2020 - 2:50pm
The default construction of a strain gauge transducer uses a full Wheatstone bridge often with multiple backings distributed around the transducer hardware. This offers the best accuracy and...
April 23, 2020 - 3:40pm
Abstract:   This article provides an analysis of transducer creep by quantifying the individual creep contributions of the counterforce; strain gage backing and adhesive; and strain gage resistive...
April 16, 2020 - 3:39pm
A strain gage rosette is, by definition, an arrangement of two or more closely positioned gage grids, separately oriented to measure the normal strains along different directions in the underlying...
April 16, 2020 - 9:36am
Are you looking for a new employee? One who is dependable, flexible, a team player but who can also work on their own with minimal supervision? The requirements for personnel and DAQ (Data...
April 15, 2020 - 5:04pm
“Asking the right questions, [amid these uncertain and challenging times,] and knowing the desired outcome, enables making the correct product and process choices. “ (A.C. The New Normal)   We get...
April 7, 2020 - 9:43am
We received  several questions from a customer who wants to gage a carbon fiber shaft and measure the torque. Will strain gages work for this application? If so, what do you recommend? Yes, you can...
April 3, 2020 - 6:02am
ARUS es un equipo español de Formula Student, compuesto por más de 90 estudiantes que diseñaron, fabricaron y probaron dos coches de carrera tipo fórmula. El objetivo del estudio aquí presentado...
April 1, 2020 - 11:54am
Rise of the Advanced Sensors Technology Strain Gauge It seems impossible that the humble strain gauge, often regarded as old-fashioned or not regarded at all, is a stalwart of modern life. It has...
April 1, 2020 - 8:56am
As a verb, gage and gauge mean the same thing — to perform an act of measurement. Here at Micro-Measurements, we’re in the business of measuring strain, but gauges (and gages!) can also be used to...