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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...
November 15, 2021
VPG Micro-Measurements distributors in Belgium and the Netherlands have recently joined forces for the Benelux region. Adding to their strong brand identity, servicing capabilities and world-leading...
October 26, 2021
The Stress Test can provide much information about the performance of a hockey stick, and many other types of sporting equipment!   Professional hockey players are performing at the...
October 1, 2021
Wind is the movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure. Wind exists because the sun unevenly heats the surface of the Earth. As hot air rises, cooler air moves in to...
September 24, 2021
The science of strain gages is exact. Even the smallest amount of mechanical strain can be detected by a properly installed strain gage sensor. These measurements, when acquired and analyzed by...
September 22, 2021
Most foil strain gages are installed using an adhesive system. These adhesive systems are purchased separately from the strain gage itself. However, it is possible to order some Micro-Measurements...
September 17, 2021
Strain gages are used in industries that span the globe, from shipping to aerospace to … auto racing? Yes, you will find strain gage sensors in many places, few more exciting than inside a top...
September 17, 2021
Because strain gages can be employed for data acquisition in a wide range of industries, the methods engineers use to install strain gages also vary widely. A strain gage used to determine the stress...
September 3, 2021
If you have a sensor installation coming up – be it your first strain gage bonding or your 100th installation – you might want to follow the same good advice that our experts at Micro-...