A Rough Specimen

Tom Rummage and Darryl Peterson discuss the subtle requirements and effects involved when using a coating to smooth the bonding surface on a rough specimen (like concrete) prior to strain gage installation.

Porous Surface Installation.

https://www.strainblog.com/tips/porous-surface-installation

Surface Preparation for PVC and Rubber Specimens.

https://www.strainblog.com/tips/surface-preparation-pvc-and-rubber-specimens

"Ph" of the Bonding Surface.

https://www.strainblog.com/tricks/ph-bonding-surface

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